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July 5, 2017

Eccentrics – CNN Style filming in St James’s

Tyne O’Connell St James Hotel and Club with CNN Style filming Eccentrics – In this glamorous grand red brick hotel tucked behind the Ritz Hotel, my […]
July 5, 2017

Tyne O’Connell takes a closer look at St James’s

  Tyne O’Connell takes a closer look at St James’s in London through a fine pair of opera glasses with telescopic handle. Purple dress, orange Birkin, […]
June 29, 2017
tyne oconnell in st jamess park

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 of filming with CNN Style on Eccentrics today […]
December 8, 2016
The Guardian meets tyne O'Connell at the Wolselwy

The Guardian Meets Tyne O’Connell

The Guardian Meets Tyne O’Connell, writer. She eats at the Wolseley in Mayfair, London, every day. I stumbled across the Wolseley by accident when it had […]
July 23, 2016

5 Extraordinary Eccentrics

Upon the Restoration of King CharlesII when London was really swinging our national identity was formed by 5 Extraordinary, Glamorous, witty, Subversive women of vision who […]
January 13, 2016
One night in Mayfair Tyne O'Connell

A Night in Mayfair

A Night in Mayfair with Tyne O’Connell I’m out of hospital; rattling with pills, my veins ruined from ineptly inserted catheters. I snuck out as all […]
November 2, 2015

Corsets and Girdles

Beau Brummell wore a corset! Corsets and Girdles – Let the silhouette reign in Mayfair & St James’s – Corsetry for all I say! A girdle […]
November 2, 2015
pink spitfire eccentrics

RIP B. J. O’Connell

I salute you my darling Daddy B.J. O’Connell for your service in The RAF  and your daily unflinching flights in your Spitfire over Germany, France, Italy, […]
September 19, 2015
People Matter

People Matter

People matter & the houses & places & animals that matter to us live within us forever – they run through our blood & our souls. […]
September 19, 2015

ECCENTRIC OF THE YEAR

THE FINALISTS of THE GREATEST ECCENTRIC OF THE YEAR 2015 CLUB PATRON: HRH THE PRINCE PHILIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH TYNE O’CONNELL – WINNER  OF ECCENTRIC THINKER OF THE […]
September 10, 2015
Aphra Behn and Mayfair

The Birth of the Dandizette

The Dandizette Movement began as a sartorial Call To Charms, the Dandizette representing a celebration of the new rights and privileges afforded them after King Charles […]
August 6, 2015
Tyne O'Connell at work in her library in Mayfair

When The Dark Nights Of The Soul Close In

When the Dark-Nights-Of-The-Soul close in & possibilities & hope evaporate & the pain takes over, I grapple for memories like this to sustain me. If only […]