Kick-off before kick-off in Christchurch

Just about every kiwi from newborn child to old-age pensioner is tuned into the fortunes of national side, the All Blacks, who are pursuing an unprecedented third successive tournament triumph (#AllBlacks3peat).

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All quiet on the eastern front

As always at HKIA there are plenty of ‘Opening Soon’ hoardings, such as the ones for Cartier and Miu Miu pictured. I love the way that Airport Authority Hong Kong never sees its job as done and constantly refreshes its retail and food & beverage offer.

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Portrush beams even as the weather gods frown

This was a day that had it all. Streams of sunshine, torrents of rain, high winds and even a rainbow or two, all served up by the weather gods whose moods the people of Northern Ireland know only too well. I’m in Portrush for the 148th running of The Open, golf’s oldest major championship, and

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