Brighton Weekender

After months of uni deadlines and the soul destroying dissertation, a weekend in Brighton with my 8 best gal pals was the one thing keeping me sane… 764 more words

Aintree- A National treasure

The Grand National is the world’s most famous horse race, the absolute pinnacle of national hunt horse racing. With an estimated worldwide audience of 600 million it is one of the most watched global sporting events, but what is it that makes this historic race so special. 591 more words



My dad died fifteen years ago and naturally I remember him for many things, he introduced me to what would become my future career at around the age of eight when he first took me into the darkroom he had constructed in the garden shed. 999 more words

Horse Racing: a joke

When the winner of the Grand National got back to the stables he remarked to the horse in the next box, “Well that boosted my self- esteem!”


Closer to the finishing line

On Saturday it cannot have escaped most people’s notice that the world-famous Grand National horse race was run at Aintree, Liverpool. That course is about sixteen miles from where I live though at one time I lived much closer than that, about three or four miles away. 307 more words

House And Home

2014 Grand National

Here’s the good news: It’s safe to watch the video. All 40 horses that started in last Saturday’s Grand National came home okay. Changes to the race course over the past few years seem to be working and while their were falls and general mayhem, there were no serious injuries. 428 more words


Ladies Day

Ladies Day is the hottest date on the calendar for Liverpool girls and boys. It is all about the hair, makeup, dresses, suits, shoes and bags! 33 more words