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Pom Harrington: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

20 questions with Pom Harrington of leading rare book dealers Peter Harrington   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Integrity.   “Don't get even,...

Andrew Hancock: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks artist Andrew Hancock: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? “The increasing sense that...

Alan Miller: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks fund manager Alan Miller: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? It’s a four...

Spying bees

A review of the St. Ermin’s Hotel   I first visited the St. Ermin’s Hotel close to Scotland Yard in St James’s in June 2012 for...

Bankrupt in Barton Street

The story of “fallen tycoon” Brian O’Donnell, the differences between bankruptcy in the UK and Ireland and an £11 million mansion   In these straightened times,...

Petula Clark CBE

A singer, actress and composer who has been a star all her life. Brought up in Epsom, Surrey and best known for Downtown, Petula...

Oliver Gerrish: "What's on your mantelpiece?"

The Steeple Times asks musician and architectural historian Oliver Gerrish: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? My...

Wintering with the elite

Thomas James explores the winter holiday destinations of the jetset   The season is upon us and I like to think the thing that is most...

A Gipsy flies

The story of a 1929 bi-plane with a truly fascinating pedigree   Britain’s best-known wartime Prime Minister piloted a Gipsy Moth aeroplane that will be...

Ecstasy and Babycham

A marine residence with a history tied to the Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy, the Special Operations Executive and Babycham   The House on the Shore on...
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