MAYFAIR: The village idyl in Central London nestled between Oxford Street, Park Lane, Piccadilly and Regent Street, Mayfair is exceptional in that it still maintains the charm of a traditional English village in the heart of London.
Mayfair has long been the figurative and oft times literal home of eccentrics and artists, from Nancy Mitford to Oscar Wilde, to Handel. Royal connections are every where - Queen Elizabeth II was born on Bruton St, Mayfair and many of Mayfair's shops and services have Royal Warrants.
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Mayfair London is situated within the four great London streets of Park Lane, Piccadilly, Regents Street and Oxford Street. The area’s history for tolerance and discretion puts it at the heart of Roman Catholic London. The Church of The Immaculate Conception, can be entered via Farm Street or Mount Street Gardens. The London Gay Lesbian Transgender Community Catholics attend the 11am Sung latin mass on a Sunday, while society wedding guests are a frequent site, dashing to receptions across the road at The Connaught or nearby Claridges or The Dorchester.
Mount Street is the jewel of Mayfair, running between Park Lane and Berkeley Square. Nowhere else can one rub shoulders with the Queen, an oligarch and a scribe while crossing the road. No other address in the world has more cache, more power to impress, more association to great wealth and great losses, or history for espionage and intrigue, loyalty and betrayal than Mayfair.
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Mayfair Eccentrics is the creation of Tyne O’Connell. Author, Mayfair eccentric and female dandy, Clementyne O’Connell, has resided in Mayfair for twenty years. Her flat on Mount Street, opposite Mount St Gardens & Church of the Immaculate Conception, earned her the nick name Our Lady of Mount Street. Many of her books are set in Mayfair including Latest Accessory, Making The A-List and Sex With The Ex and Mayfair features prominently in others.
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MayfairEccentrics.com was created by renown Mayfair Local, the Inky Scribe Tyne O’Connell, who has brought up two-husbands & three children on Mount Street while penning over a dozen books set in the area.
TYNE O’CONNELL “The Most Eccentric Thinker of the Year” 2015 The Eccentric Club
"An accomplished writer, thinker, philosopher and dreamer, worshiping, just like the rest of us, the Eccentricity of Mayfair! Romantic, witty, funny and thorough when it comes to philosophy or nostalgic reminiscences of the glorious days and glamorous attires, good manners and classic flirt! The style of her narration and the logic of her reasoning are somewhat unique and representative of the great Mayfair eccentric thinker." The Eccentrics Club
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King Charles wanted an elegant residential & shopping Utopia of Glass-Fronted Arcades & Garden Squares…
An enclave suited to the Shopping, Entertainment & Cultural needs of Eccentric-Women & Forward-Thinking Gentlemen of the 1660’s when London was Really Swinging!
Mayfair quickly became the elegant centre of London, a hotbed of champagne & tea-salons, sought out by eccentrics & aristocrats of the world.
From 1660 to the present, The village of Mayfair St James’s has been home to Royals, Eccentrics, Celebrities, Roman Catholics, Discreet-wealth, Authors, Artists, spies & their secret intrigues
Its residents have included:
Queen Elizabeth II who was born on Bruton St before her father became King.
Yet Mayfair & St James’s retain the charm of an English Village. Here you will find the same ceremony, traditions & eccentricities as in 1660.
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"Magnificence never wearies & splendour never loses its power to move" Tyne O'Connell