Betty Bull – Milkmaid

29th October 2013

Betty Bull Milkmaid

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 […]

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Paul Dare – Farmer

24th October 2013

Paul Dare Farmer

Paul Dare has farmed cattle in the Marshwood Vale in Dorset all his life, as did his father, his grandfather and his great grandfather.

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Jodie Kidd – Supermodel

18th October 2013

Jodie Kidd Supermodel

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 […]

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Anne McAneney – Trumpeter

Anne McAnneney Trumpeter

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!

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Tim Crook – Hand Surgeon

9th October 2013

Tim Crook Hand Surgeon

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 […]

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Explorer

8th October 2013

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

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 […]

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Michael Morpurgo – Author

4th October 2013

Michael Morpurgo

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. […]

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