For a parent or grandparent heart problems can present themselves at any time, but what about your young family? On the 17th March 2012, during a football game between Bolton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur, professional footballer Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the pitch suffering from a cardiac arrest. He received lengthyContinue Reading

Love ’em or loathe ’em, there’s no denying that Top Gear has created some genuinely jaw-dropping programmes over the years. Carlton Boyce spends the day exploring his personal favourite. Iconic is an over-used term but few would deny the two Top Gear Toyota Hilux pickups that label, surely? Heavily modifiedContinue Reading

Josh Stephenson talks to 1980s pop maestro and train aficionado, Pete Waterman, about his beloved hobby. What do you think of when you think of the 1980s? No doubt you think of the bad hair, the dubious fashion and probably a Pete Waterman song or two. As part of Stock,Continue Reading

Autumn, winter, and the changing of the seasons, are times when exceptional light and extreme conditions can provide the perfect inspiration. Despite the challenges the weather might provide, this is the perfect time of year to take your camera out and capture the world around you. From the foliage onContinue Reading

Lenses are the single most important aspect of any photographer’s kit bag. That’s right. It’s not sensors with gigantic megapixel counts, or having the latest model number, or even the highest frame rate. While they all have their place and use, it is the lens you use when you takeContinue Reading

Always dreamed of owning a boat? Good at DIY? Here we weigh up the pros and cons of building your own. What if you want the craft between your feet and the water to have been produced by your own two hands? What if what you really yearn for isContinue Reading

A masterpiece of British engineering, the Supermarine Spitfire is widely considered the finest fighter aircraft of the Second World War The Supermarine Spitfire is one of the most iconic and recognisable outlines in British engineering history. Although developed to combat the mighty German Messerschmitt, the history and genealogy of theContinue Reading

Shooting landscapes is made easier with the right equipment, but it’s the composition that makes the real difference… The first choice to make when shooting a landscape is the focal length you are going to use. The natural instinct when you are presented with a beautiful scene is to tryContinue Reading

It’s an idea I’ve been kicking around for a few years now. The thought that Lee Child is, in addition to being a damned fine crime writer, one of the world’s greatest motoring journalists. Bob Harper investigates. Most of us have guilty pleasures and while I’m not going to letContinue Reading