Interviewing the 7th Python

I had Neil Innes email for a while, but had never got around to dropping him a line –then I saw a YouTube clip of Monty Python’s Holy Grail and the “Singing Minstrel” and it reminded me I should contact him – I am very pleased I did. He was playing a rare show...

Attending Mick Jagger’s birthday party in Paris

It’s funny where you end up sometimes – I never thought as I boarded the Eurostar to Paris with ex-Rolling stones drummer Carlo Little, that I would end up being invited to Mick Jagger’s birthday party. I was there filming for a TV programme called UK Raw for Channel...
Dive Chess Championship

Dive Chess Championship

Donning my Goggles, Speedos and a Gopro camera, I headed off to an exclusive swimming pool in central London on one of the hottest days of the year to cover the World Dive Chess Championships The Championships are now in their 5th year and is part of the annual Mind...

Big Ben falls silent for repairs

  Big Ben sounded for the final time on 21 August at noon, before they fall silent for a four-year period of restoration work on the Elizabeth Tower. Members of the public packed into Parliament Square along with dozens of media outlets and a handful of MPs to...

Landing on Blue Iced runway, Antarctica

  In this age of modern air travel, it is relatively easy for anyone with the means to book a flight to almost any corner of the Earth. Unless that corner is Antarctica, a place where you cannot simply pave a runway and start landing planes.   Boarding the...