Channel 4: don’t lose the humour

I FEEL like the Channel 4 Racing team have become close pals of mine over the past 28 years. We have spent a lot of time together. Me sitting on the couch watching them do their stuff on Saturday afternoons and, in particular, during the big midweek meetings. I’ve watched John Francome and John McCririck …[Read More]

Is there no end to Clare Balding’s talents?

A flyer dropped through my letterbox the other day for the Ilkley Literature Festival. This is an event we’ve been to as a family before to see the likes of Michael Morpurgo and John Hegley. But there, smack in the middle of the leaflet, was the beaming face of Clare Balding. The same Clare Balding …[Read More]