Friday, October 30, 2020
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Lavish Living and Little Owls at Lilford Hall

Crumbling Northamptonshire estate Lilford Hall – where the little owl was introduced to Britain – for sale for £10 million, a sum £35 million lower than in 2014.

Lockdown The Gin

With neighbours putting gin and tonics on each other’s doorsteps during the COVID-19 lockdown, we select the most amusing quotes about this...

Miriam Margolyes OBE

In April 2017, esteemed actress Miriam Margolyes described Theresa May as “that awful woman” and hinted that she had little-to-any enthusiasm for Jeremy Corbyn’s...

Paula Wilcox

This modest Mancunian actress is best known for having starred in the 1970s series Man About the House. Twice married Paula Wilcox has appeared...

Pleurat Shabani: What’s on your mantelpiece?

The Steeple Times asks Konik’s Tail Vodka founder Pleurat Shabani: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Beware,...

Masters of Masterpiece

The Steeple Times chooses six of the best items on display at Masterpiece 2014   Thursday marks the official opening of the fifth annual Masterpiece art...

Morgan Murphy: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

20 questions with food writer and car collector Morgan Murphy   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Bourbon and bacon, which is,...

Your Country Needs You

Original Scotland Yard site to become hotel ‘of the quality of Chateau Marmont’   An Edwardian building on the site of the original Scotland Yard is...

Richard Griffiths OBE (1947 – 2013)

Most recognised for having played Uncle Monty in Withnail and I and Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films, this Yorkshireman truly was a...
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