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Eccentric Swan Of St James’s Park

Eccentric Swan Of St James's Park London Makes A Bold Grab For Author's Diamond I took time out o..

The Guardian Meets Tyne O’Connell

The Guardian Meets Tyne O’Connell, writer. She eats at the Wolseley in Mayfair, London, every day...

Lady Lucan

Lady Lucan, a shroud of secrets from another era. By Tyne O'Connell Proof positive that grace, s..

Creating the British Eccentric

CREATING THE BRITISH ECCENTRIC ....Mount St, Scandals and Secrets By ©Tyne O'Connell I have spen..

What is an Eccentric?

What is an Eccentric? By @tyneoconnell In an age which paradoxically "demands one must stand o..

Champagne – the Drink of Eccentrics

Champagne - the drink of Eccentrics as the Phoenix of Mayfair arose from the ashes of Cromwell's Pog..

The History of Gloves

The History Of Gloves The Worshipful Company Of Glove-Makers & The Thrill & History Of G..

Croquet, the Sport of Mayfair Eccentrics

Royal Game of Croquet On Pall Mall St James's in the 1660's ©Tyne O'Connell There is no game more..

The History Of Cigars In Mayfair

Cigars - preferred accoutrement of Eccentrics everywhere Cigars are an inescapable feature of Mayf..

Albany Resident Edward de Bono

Albany Resident Edward de Bono speaks to Tyne O'Connell Edward de Bono and Tyne O'Connell discuss ..

The 7 Exquisites

The 7 Exquisites Everything in Mayfair and St James's is connected via 7 Exquisite Splendours... I ..

The Order of the Crown of Stuart

The Order of the Crown of Stuart It was with splendour and glory that I, Tyne O'Connell, was t..

In Glorious Retrospect

In Glorious Retrospect A prose poem by Tyne O'Connell I am my souls yearnings to reach beyond,..

In Search of the Perfect Red – Alizarin

In Search of the Perfect Red - Alizarin Go red or go home is the siren call to all who strive for g..

The Origins of Opera in London

The Origins of Opera in London in the 1600's English National Opera where the boxes whisk one back ..

The Royal Arcade

The Royal Arcade - A Mayfair Treasure Everyone knows my favourite Mayfair Arcade, The Royal Arcade..

When Daniel Lismore met Tyne O’Connell…

Elegance and Style - when Daniel Lismore met Tyne O'Connell Daniel Lismore: "We were at a dinner f..

Eccentric’s – The Front Line Of Civilisation

ECCENTRIC's THE FRONT LINE OF CIVILISATION A Poem By Tyne O'Connell Poets are so often writt..

Theft of the Crown Jewels

Theft of the Crown Jewels The Inky-Scribe, Tyne O'Connell, is researching Cromwell's thorough des..

Lady Dorothy Savile & Burlington Arcade

Tyne O'Connell and Robin Dutt Explore the History of the Burlington Arcade and Savile Row by the Are..

Mount Street Mayfair

Mount Street Mayfair - Secrets and Spies since the 17th Century I have spent most of my life in a 4..

The Making of the British Eccentric

Creating the Quintessential characteristics of the British Eccentric Thank You HRH Prince Philip,..

The Flat on Mount Street

Extract from THE FLAT ON MOUNT ST by Tyne O'Connell   When I brought my two husband's ..

Champagne

Chin Chin Eccentrics everywhere! It's Champagne time. Eccentrics everywhere should congratulate the..

White Tie

White Tie - a Mayfair sartorial staple By Eric Hewitson Despite the vicissitudes, fads and fanci..