Top hat chat before Ascot!
A chat and a bit of a demo with the man behind gentlemen's top hat, racing and menswear outfitter, Oliver Brown. Kristian tells us a bit about his wonderful top hats, how there're made, how to wear then and more importantly how not to wear them(!) ahead of Royal Ascot.
What a week at Badminton...
As the dust (well mud!) settles after 2023’s Badminton Horse Trials, I’m reflecting on what a journey it has been! From the moment the riders and horses arrived, with the wet spring and pretty unfavourable forecast, it was clear that this was going to be a tough one.
A day in the life of ... Badminton week by New Zealand Team vet, Christiana Ober
When Panda kindly asked me to write an article for the series “A Day In The Life…” for Grapevine I gave great consideration to what day could possibly give accurate insight and embody all the emotions and experiences that I feel as a sport horse team veterinarian….Then it came to me, of course, Badminton cross country day!
Interview with Eventing's world number 1 & 2 Tim & Jonelle Price
As the 2023 event season is now in full swing with Badminton Horse Trials in just under three weeks time, I had a great chat with this extraordinary couple who continue to dominate the leaderboard of the world's top International three day events.
Grapevine Interview with British screen and stage actor, Tristan Gemmill
I have a good chat with British TV and stage actor, Tristan Gemmill, who's roles have spanned from playing Dr.Adam Truman in Casualty, playing Robert Preston in Coronation Street to lead role in West End musical, The Bodyguard.
An interview with British food writer and critic, Tom Parker-Bowles.
Tom tells us how his love of food led him to becoming an esteemed writer, restaurant and food critic as well as being a regular critic on BBC 1's Masterchef. He also reveals that if he had to choose his last supper, it would be his mother's legendary roast chicken!
Interview with TV presenter and author Dr.Dawn Harper
I had a great chat with T.V doctor, presenter and author Dr. Dawn Harper earlier this week. We discuss her long career as a doctor and how she got into presenting along with her time co-presenting channel 4 series Embarrassing Bodies. We also discuss Covid and her best tips for a long and healthy life.
A day in the life of Dr Anna-Louise Mackinnon Sports & Exercise Medicine Consultant
Even amongst medical professionals, most will not be too sure what a Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine does, so Anna-Louise will try to explain to you in this piece!
Interview with Kaleb Cooper from Clarkson's Farm
I had a funny chat with Clarkson's Farm star, Kaleb Cooper, who works with Jeremy on his farm in Oxfordshire. We discuss a bit about his book, Jeremy's knowledge of farming(!) and how he finds it, when he has to leave the safety of the countryside and go to the big smoke!