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Royals And Brogues At Gatcombe


As gardening leave comes perilously close to its end there was at least the opportunity to revisit Princess Anne’s stately park which rests a few miles from Badminton.  Gatcombe shares with Blair Castle the accolade of small is beautiful.  Both meets are set up in beautiful surroundings and are of…

The Shoe Must Go On


“The Heat is on” exclaimed the Yorkshire Post on the Friday of Bramham, June 3rd 2011 as temperatures hit 75 degrees. The 2011 season had commenced with a blisteringly hot Badminton which had not only fallen over the Easter weekend but coincided with the Royal Wedding and Britains ten day…

Sailing On The Solent!


As documented elsewhere selling shoes has been an extraordinarily damp affair to date this year.  Thus it was with some degree of relief, combined with excitement that we kindly accepted back to back invitations from DARKSTAR owner Ed Stacey and the sail charter company DREAMSAILING  DREAMSAILING has had a long standing link with…