Camelot Castle Hotel’s no-booze idea. Wonder how long that lasted?


Friends of Narconon-styled idea lasted, what.. 1? 2 months? It’s all very well having a dream of a world free from alcohol – especially if you’ve had some drug and alcohol problems yourself, been through Narconon and come out the other side as a fully ‘cured’ Scientologist. Which is why, presumably, John Mappin and Ted … Continue reading

John Mappin – a bit of history


A little insight into John Mappin’s past (including possible addiction issues) can be found in this piece by William Cash on Freelibrary.com. The following is an extract from that article: “My old friend John Mappin, 41, scion of the Mappin & Webb jewellery dynasty, had his first ‘revelation’ as a teenager watching The Muppet Movie. … Continue reading