Friday, October 30, 2020
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Daphne McKinley – What’s on your mantelpiece?

A 20-question interview with businesswoman and founder of the Sean Edwards Foundation Daphne McKinley   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? My...

A Spitfire soars

Spitfire smashes £1.5 million pre-sale estimate and soars to sell for £3.1 million for charity in London   Yesterday, a world record was set when an...

Gone With the Mill

Vivien Leigh’s retreat and final resting place for sale for £3.25 million   Actress Vivien Leigh bought Grade II listed Tickerage Mill at Blackboys in East...

Five of the Best: Rambling ruins

Five British mansions that require new owners with bottomless pockets for sale at prices from £950,000 to over £10 million   For those who’ve got plenty...

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Boothby KBE (born Robert Boothby, also known as Bob Boothby, 1900 – 1986)

Eton and Oxford educated paedophile Lord Boothby was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Winston Churchill from 1926 to 1929. An advocate of the UK’s entry...

Overheard: 15th September

Classic clangers from the last week   Drinking like Churchill At The Duke of Clarence pub in Old Brompton Road, South Kensington an elderly drinker was overheard...

Keep an eye on the auctions

An analysis of the results of the Christie’s Out of the Ordinary and RM Auctions Battersea sales   Two September events that The Steeple Times...

Churchill’s ride

Daimler used by Churchill to star at RM Auctions Battersea sale   Between 1940 and 1950, the Daimler Motor Company loaned a 1939 Daimler DB18 drophead...

Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (1880 – 1963)

This British Army officer served in the Boer, First World and Second World Wars. He was shot in the face twice in WWI and...

Matt Forde

“Who the f*ck is Matt Forde?” – allegedly the words of Noel Gallagher – are the first thing one encounters on accessing the website...
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