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Tiffany & Co

We’re sitting in Mannion’s café in Helmsley one day when L produces a torn-out page from a magazine, placing it…

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Juicy as Jilly Cooper

 I have a dilemma: do I stay living near Richmond, or do I up sticks and decamp to the Helmsley…

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The unlikely bride

I’m staying at L’s near Helmsley at least once a week now. I’m back home unpacking the overnight bag I…

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Pizza and helicopters in Northallerton

Nothing impresses an 12 year-old boy more than a man who owns a helicopter. Or rather, a man who has…