Adam Edwards


The city cyclist

A City PA gets on her bike to pedal her way into her boss’s arms – but could there be a more upwardly mobile catch?
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Burning ambition

In the heart of rural England lurks a monster barbecue ready to cater for swank alfresco bashes. Adam Edwards meets its creator.

The Thames launch

Boating at Henley makes for a fine day of languid indulgence – or it would do if show-offy types learned some river etiquette.

World Cup telly

The boys hatch a culinary plan to appease their partners while they hog the sofa for the football. Back of the net? Not quite...

The “shed”

A groovy, all-mod-cons home office in the garden – one man’s fantasy, until the work starts rolling in…

The snooker room

A Victorian-style billiard room descends swiftly from grown-ups’ playpen to teenage den of iniquity – all thanks to Freda.
Wine & Champagne

The fine wine lover

A pair of aspiring City oenophiles aim to get to grips with the top French grape, lest they be found in possession of a Fawlty palate.

The estate tweed

A bespoke family tweed is a mark of Highland high class – as long as one doesn’t bump into the previous lady of the lodge.

Flies of fancy

The humble fishing fly is being reinvented as a bespoke work of art. Adam Edwards finds Scottish hand-tied beauties that are luring a host of fans.

The right wellies

Booting up for her rare encounters with the countryside leads a young PA into an uncommon sartorial quagmire.

Arias of outstanding natural beauty

World-class performances, idyllic estates: country-house opera has become a fixture of the English summer season. So when the Garsington Opera Company needed a new home, it had to be somewhere very special indeed. Adam Edwards reports.

The big motorcycle

A divorcé embraces his new-found freedom by taking his shiny new motorbike on a jaunt across the Channel.

Setting their sights

A collective of professional women are taking aim at the notoriously boys-club world of shooting. Adam Edwards meets the Covert Girls.

The best man

Hoping to derail a serious fear of public speaking, a stage-shy best man looks to an Oscar winner for inspiration.