Self-taught engineer Colin has gained a massive cult following as a ‘garage inventor’ and is the proud owner of several Guinness World Records for his wacky – and sometimes explosive – creations.
Caroline Bingham went to Louth for the first annual special spring sale of store cattle and to understand what makes Lincolnshire’s Livestock Market proud if its heritage and optimistic for the future.
As mid-life crises go, taking up apiculture is not the most dangerous divergence that I have heard of, but for Simon Croson his wife Caroline’s birthday gift of a beekeeping course was the start of a whole new direction in life.
A hobby which started when she was just a tiny tot has led to a fantastic career as a gardening expert spanning more than forty years, but Daphne Ledward still insists she doesn’t have ‘green fingers’.
Chastised by his headmaster for not taking his academic work seriously enough, and assured that he would never ‘earn a living from sport’, former Olympian and sports commentator Stuart Storey is having the last laugh now.