Punters love a firm bottom

Punters love a firm bottom

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to cover this quintessential British event – the Punting Championships. It has to be said that this is one of the most graceful of all river sports. Punting of course has a long history on the river Thames with the...
The greatest show on turf!

The greatest show on turf!

They say it gets easier the more times you do it – I am not sure that’s right. It was the 20th time that I had covered this unique race but I have to say camping in a field with 43 lawn mowers racing around can leave you lacking some sleep. My 13 year old son loved it...
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...