29th October 2013
Betty Bull started milking cows straight after she left school at fourteen, back in 1944. She milked by hand, by the light of a paraffin lantern. She then carried the four gallon steel pails on a yolk across her shoulders (she claims this is why she’s so short) down the lane to the churns which […]
24th October 2013
Paul Dare has farmed cattle in the Marshwood Vale in Dorset all his life, as did his father, his grandfather and his great grandfather.
18th October 2013
Jodie Kidd in her garden at home. Whilst we may all know Jodie Kidd as one of the worlds top supermodels, you may not know that she’s a very accomplished polo player, a racing driver (and one of the fastest stars in a reasonably priced car on Top Gear) as well as a golfer. As […]
Anne McAneney has played in over 4,500 concerts, 41 different countries and has trumpeted for over 55,000 hours – that’s quite some commitment to music!
9th October 2013
Tim Crook has sliced into over 4000 hands, he’s removed fingers, replaced fingers, fixed joints and tendons, you name it he’s done it. “The hand is endlessly fascinating, it’s designed to be so strong and at the same time so soft, to feel so much and yet withstand so much.” They revolutionised our evolution as […]
8th October 2013
I was rather nervous of meeting Sir Ranulph Fiennes. He looks rather daunting in many of his portraits, but nothing could be further from the truth. We were to meet in Wiltons in Jermyn Street, but having scoped the location I was dismayed to discover there was zero light in the restaurant. Thankfully the staff […]
4th October 2013
Author, writer, storyteller, I suppose they all mean more or less the same thing, but in the case of Michael Morpurgo I would have thought storyteller was the best description. I caught up with him in London this morning and managed to get a few minutes on a very grey day to shoot his hands. […]