On my way in to London last week to appear on The Wright Stuff – someone very eminent on the radio – a social scientist explained that young girls should be given Lego and Meccano as presents and I tutted.
What a load of tosh – social engineering nonsense I’m afraid. Give girls Lego and […]
I’ve been on cruise ships before – performing in various on-board bars and theatres in my time, but for Mrs H and our 4 boys – this summer’s holiday cruise was a first and I suspect not the last since it was such a roaring success – which it needed to be given how […]
John Inverdale is a tough old boot and he’s needed to be.
A long career playing rugby and withstanding the normal knocks that come with the game but also the further rugby injuries that come from being the well-known broadcast journalist that he is and the jealousies that this can cause.
There is a certain irony to bullies taking aim at soft and easy targets as was perfectly demonstrated by the feminist outcry over a remark by Peter Allis – the much admired and respected octogenarian golf commentator.
His crime was mentioning the words ‘women’ and ‘kitchen’ in the same sentence for various people to be […]
I’ve always loved the Open Championship – one of the oldest and most coveted competitions in sport.
Everything about it is romantic. The fact that the winner is called The Champion Golfer of the Year – which seems so arrogant but there we are. That the trophy is called The Claret Jug. The silver medal […]
First up, don’t fret – this post on fame is not about me.
There are lots of perks to being famous – most so obvious that they don’t warrant listing here. But other privileges are more subtle and one of the greatest advantages of fame is the ability to help others – and the greater […]