Adam Edwards


The portrait

An aspirational wife bent on buying instant provenance for her family turns to a Californian friend for portrait commissioning.
Gourmet Food

The overindulger

For one bon vivant banker, overexcelling at table has been a consequence-free pastime. But the holidays present a new hurdle.

The shoot beater

Having fallen from dizzy financial heights, one former City hunter becomes the hunted as he tries to drive up his targets.

The right wellies

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

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 Boston whaler

A boating enthusiast swaps his reliable old Boston Whaler for a younger model – and might live to regret it.
Performing Arts

The best man

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

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.
Interior Design

The downstairs loo

For one banker, the ‘smallest room’ is also the most important in the house – but will his work on the refurb go down the pan?
Men's Jewellery

The signet ring

The genealogical research is done, and now this social-climbing financier can’t resist flashing his family crest – to everyone.

The “shed”

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

Syndicate member

Having cleared the hurdle of her second marriage, an equine-obsessed divorcée’s dreams of horsepower almost come true.