Lowther Show

With a long-standing history in the area, Lowther Show has become a staple in the Cumbrian events calendar. The show was originally set up as a three-day horse carriage driving trial in the 1970s, and was often publicised as a favourite sporting event of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. After a brief pause in proceedings…

London 2017: Men’s Marathon

In my last post, I wrote about the first evening of Athletics at the 2017 IAAF World Championships. It was a great night, and if you haven't caught up yet, you can just hop back a post. Although the tickets to get into the London Stadium to watch the Athletics did cost money, there were…

Le Tour de France 2017

I was so lucky that my last weekend in France coincided with the arrival of the Tour into Paris. The race has been finishing on the world-famous Champs-Élysées for the past 42 years, and it really is quite a spectacle! What I didn't realise though, not being a huge watcher of cycling, is that there's…