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Runners & Riders – Gold Cup Day at ‘Royal Ascot At Home’

‘The Steeple Times’ analyses the selections for a somewhat damp Gold Cup Day at ‘Royal Ascot At Home’ – very much a day to stay indoors and watch Stradivarius, Frankie Dettori and Sir John Gosden.

No. 1 - Elvira Mullens Barney (1904 – 1936)

Though considered one of society’s “Bright Young Things,” the “morally dubious” daughter of Sir John and Lady Mullens was just a tempestuous coke addict...

No. 1 - ‘Mr Black Lives Matter’

A regular outside Peggy Porschen’s Parlour in Ebury Street, Belgravia, SW1 ‘Mr Black Lives Matter’ attempts to entertain those queuing for somewhat overpriced cakes....

No. 3 - Eileen Gray (1878 – 1976, née Eileen Smith)

A pioneer of both the Art Deco style and the functionalist Modernist movement, bisexual Irish aristocrat Eileen Gray was best known for designing the...

Obituary – Marisa Masters (1925 – 2016)

Remembering one of London’s great ladies, Marisa Masters   Though born in Italy, Marisa Masters undoubtedly adopted London as her home and wherever she went this...

No. 16 - Mr Penny Farthing

Often spotted on the roads of Kensington and Chelsea, as little is known about Mr Penny Farthing as his fellow eccentric The Fantasy Cyclist....

No. 4 - Ann Barr (1929 – 2015)

Despite defining “The Sloane” and “The Mayfair Mercenary”, the co-author of The Official Sloane Ranger Handbook lived out her final years in Notting Hill in defiance...

No. 3 - Nancy Dell’Olio

A whirlwind of energy accompanies Nancy Dell’Olio wherever she goes. Personable and always immaculately presented, here is a New York born lawyer who was...

No. 47 - Amanda Eliasch (née Amanda Brown)

A London and Los Angeles based filmmaker, writer, poet and photographer, Amanda Eliasch was born in Beirut and is a regular on any “most...

Princess Yasmin Aga Khan

The twice married daughter of the actress Rita Heyworth and Prince Aly Khan was married to the Greek economist and shipping heir Basil Embiricos...

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