World Cup Fever – Swamp Soccer madness

World Cup Fever – Swamp Soccer madness

With the World Cup kicking off in Russia later this month, I thought I would delve into my archives for this week’s blog. Blairmore in Scotland is a shade over 2,200 miles away from Moscow in Russia, but it might as well be Mars with regards to the beautiful game. It...
The Royal Wedding of Meghan & Harry

The Royal Wedding of Meghan & Harry

We Brits are pretty good at pomp and ceremony. Being one of 5,000 journalists and media workers that had been accredited to cover the Royal Wedding my first thought was that it was going to be one hell of a long queue at security…. I was right – it took me nearly two...
World Winter Swimming Championships

World Winter Swimming Championships

Plunging into ice cold water to compete in a swimming race did not sound like fun, but for nearly 1500 participants the World Winter Swimming Championships was the highlight of their year. Tallinn in Estonia was the host for this year’s championship, from the...

Recycling on a Grand Scale!

It was a stunning winter’s morning as I meandered down the motorways towards the Cotswold’s in Gloucestershire. I was here to film a report on a large-scale green revolution that has been going for several years at the local airport. I was always under the impression...

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...