Last week I spent a few days in New York to visit a small exhibition. The city that never sleeps, already a hive of activity, was extra busy as it was playing host to a United Nations General Assembly.
Flying arms into America is not a recommended activity, but when Fergus Byrne took a personal journey involving a Heavyweight Boxing Champion, a little grave robbing and a possible knighthood, arming a small New York Arts Centre made sense.
Julia Mear met Emma Molony, aged 28, in the East Devon fishing village of Beer. This is Emma’s story: ‘My grandparents lived in Fishpond in the Marshwood Vale where my dad, Rowland Molony, worked on local farms during the holidays. Read more »
Sir David Attenborough talks to Fergus Byrne There are few people that haven’t at some point in their lives been captivated by David Attenborough’s engaging descriptions of the various living organisms on our planet. Now known as Sir David, after Read more »
Penny Johnstone met Val Bailey at his home in Lower Holditch. This is Val’s story: ‘Born into a fourth generation army family in Edinburgh, I was destined for Wellington, Sandhurst and the Black Watch. My destiny changed dramatically when, at Read more »
As a self-confessed non petrol-head, my visit to this year’s International Motor Show in London was quite an experience.
Penny Johnstone met Ruth Taylor, director of the Lyme Bay Chorale, at her home in Lyme Regis. This is Ruth’s story: ‘I was brought up in London and Cambridge, but over the years my husband Norman and I often came Read more »
I don’t subscribe to the theory that technological and scientific advancement is the only way to ensure the survival of our world. Perhaps naïvely, I believe we need to work with our natural environment as well. However there are occasional Read more »
One of the magazines I read regularly has a small space for what they call, the ‘good news’. In relation to the size of the magazine it is indeed a very small space
Brendon Murless is 23 and grew up in Powerstock, Dorset, with his four brothers and sisters. Brendon told his story to Julia Mear: ‘Family life was always quite hectic as there were seven of us. We all got along well Read more »