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.
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.
A windmill has been part of the life in Waltham, near Grimsby, for several centuries. Windmills were introduced into this country in the 12th century, though the first mill in Waltham was not built until 1666, the same year as the Great Fire of London.
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.
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.