The coolest motorsport on earth – well nearly!

The coolest motorsport on earth – well nearly!

The 9:30am  flight from Gatwick to Helsinki was running 30 minutes late – I didn’t really care as I was totally cream crackered. I had just arrived back from Sydney a day and half earlier, having gone around the World in a week (covering the World Marathon Challenge)....
The World famous Cresta Run

The World famous Cresta Run

Hurtling headfirst on a tea tray down ice at 80mph is not the most sensible thing to do – I may be dumb but I am not that stupid. Every sports has its own blue ribbon event, in football it’s the FA Cup, cricket has the Ashes, Tennis, well Wimbledon. For the sport of...

A haunting reminder of the Irish border posts

Five long days in Ireland and Northern Ireland working on various “Brexit” stories for a news broadcast client. One of the stories that we covered was exploring the possible rebuilding of customs posts between Northern Ireland and the Republic.  As we drove to the...

The mystery of the Ashes Urn?

The Test Match series between England and Australia begins later this week in Melbourne. But what are the origins of the famous urn and what might it contain. It has been a source of intense speculation down the years. It is reputed to be the ashes of an item of...