The Chelsea Flower Show

Being part of the BBC1 presenting team for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is one of my favourite jobs in the year – in fact I’d go as far as saying it’s the jewel in my presenting crown! Chelsea is such a heady mix of glamour and celebrity, drama, art and most importantly world class horticulture. Here are a […]

Update from April 2015

So as I sit here typing, it’s certainly warming up and my garden is beginning to look more like a garden … at last. When the weather changes for the better, it certainly makes filming up and down the country for ‘Escape…’ a lot more pleasurable. My first admission is I failed with Lent this […]

March 2015 update

Well March is now with us and as I sit and type, the sun is shining and spring has nearly, very nearly, sprung. It’s been a really interesting start to the year with plenty of travels to places I’m not overly familiar with.  I was delighted when P & O invited me once again to […]

Hello 2015!

Well here we are in 2015 and it’s shaping up quite well.  I hope everyone had a great Christmas and New Year (it seems ages ago now).  So far this year I’ve celebrated a birthday, sat in for the lovely Janice Long on BBC Radio 2 for ‘After-midnight’ (always such a pleasure and thanks for […]