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No Gaynes

Cambridgeshire mansion used by Special Operations Executives in the Second World War and as a borstal subsequently for sale; Gaynes Hall is next to the prison that housed Max Clifford and was briefly a cannabis farm in 2019.

Five of the Best: Rambling ruins

Five British mansions that require new owners with bottomless pockets for sale at prices from £950,000 to over £10 million   For those who’ve got plenty...

No. 61 - Julia Child (1912 – 2004)

Credited with bringing French cooking to Americans, Julia Child was a lady who once stated: “I believe in cooking with wine, sometimes I even...

No. 36 - Jesse Livermore (1877 – 1940)

One of the greatest traders ever to have lived. This thrice married American was famed for making and losing several multi-million dollar fortunes and...

Keep Calm and Get Certified

Is it time for “Keep Calm And…” to “Sod Off And Get Lost”?   Since 2001, whatever the situation and whatever the context, three words, “Keep...

Ecstasy and Babycham

A marine residence with a history tied to the Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy, the Special Operations Executive and Babycham   The House on the Shore on...

Cows don't wear Rolexes

Charles Mitford Cust asks: “Do the clocks really need to go back?”   Yesterday, once again, the clocks went back and now we are officially in...

Sophie Michell: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the chef, author and television personality Sophie Michell: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your...

A Monopolistic mansion

Could 100 Park Lane become the property that achieves the accolade of being Britain’s highest priced private residence?   Occupied by property giants Hammerson since 1969...

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