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Two days in James Herriot country

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Saturday 29th December 2012

The advantage of moving around a lot is that you feel at home in most places. And that was certainly the case when we made a two-day trip to North Yorkshire this week. We lived in James Herriot country for three years and I’ve got very happy memories of our time there. We renovated a three-bedroom farmhouse with glorious views across the fields and moved in when my daughter was ...keep reading

The glorious David Hockney exhibition – A Bigger Picture

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Sunday 29th January 2012

My serial moving habit is something I’ve written about before. We’ve moved house (take a deep breath here) an embarrassing 12 times in the last 25 years and I’ve got a sneaking feeling that we might do it again one day. But one of the places we lived when my children were small was Yorkshire, in a sweet redbrick cottage with horses that popped their heads over next door’s fence ...keep reading