CALIBRE talks to Sir Tony Robinson about bringing back Baldrick and Blackadder, working on Time Team, his dreams of rock stardom and potential for Bond villainy Calibre: Was the experience of writing you new autobiography cathartic? “Yes, but I wasn’t nearly as aware of the emotions I was going throughContinue Reading

Connect your tech! These devices will help transform your kitchen into a smarthome Fans of the Iron Man movie franchise already have some idea what a smart home might be like, an AI supercomputer with a range of sensors, connectivity and remote controls that let you control everything in your home. OthersContinue Reading

Once you have found your perfect property it is time delve into the minefield that is conveyancing By this point in your life you may have bought a house or two. Perhaps you own a holiday home in France for summer vacations or you have learned the hard way byContinue Reading

The story of the off-road vehicle, from its battlefield origins to the driveways of the masses, is arguably the history of Land Rover On any Sunday, thousands of otherwise sane men and women converge on muddy fields and defunct quarries to experience the real thrill of the 4×4. On aContinue Reading

It’s never too late to escape the beaten track and throw yourself into something new and exhilarating! SAIL AROUND THE WORLD Why would a 49-year-old man swap a good job working at a bank in Sydney for eleven gruelling months at sea? This is a question that has followed MarcContinue Reading

We visited Peel’s at Hampton Manor after the restaurant receives its first Michelin star Not only has Peel’s at Hampton Manor recently been awarded its first Michelin Star, this September it also garnered four AA Rosettes; all-in-all a good year for head chef, Robert Palmer. Palmer’s British menus balance fresh seasonalContinue Reading

Hotel dining has come a long way, here are some of James Lawrence’s top hotel restaurants in the UK today Hotel dining used to be such an awful affair. Even in our great food capital of today, most hotel restaurants served a narrow selection of bland, over-priced generic dishes in a stuffy,Continue Reading

A cruise around Iceland is the best way to understand its physical beauty and rich, mythological history It is said Icelanders do not talk, that they tell each other stories, continuing a grand tradition dating back to the extraordinary sagas of the 13th century and beyond. Recounted at fireside gatheringsContinue Reading

Embracing tradition and the joys of the season are just two reasons why winter concerts and events endure Winter is a season steeped in tradition. The cold weather gathers families indoors where they share food, festive movies and get competitive over friendly boardgames. Each family’s traditions can be unique andContinue Reading