Fiona Adams

Forty years ago a blind tasting changed the wine world forever, inspiring oenophile and future founder of Classic FM Sir Peter Michael to buy himself a vineyard. Fiona Adams investigates more


There is a lot to recommend the great outdoors, from being at one with your environment to using Mother Nature’s bounty to get fit. Fiona Adams shows you how more


First opened in the 1860s, the Temperate House at RBG Kew is the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse. After a five-year restoration, it reopens to the public. Fiona Adams meets Richard Barley, Kew’s Director of Horticulture, to learn what's in store more


Don’t let stress get you down. There are easy ways to help you both mentally and physically, says Fiona Adams more


Whether you’ve been there, done that or are merely embarking on your journey into motherhood, Fiona Adams has some treats in store more


Sheengate Publishing is turning 20! To celebrate two decades of our flagship title – The Richmond and Barnes Magazine – we're inviting artists to vie for a £1000 prize by capturing the borough of Richmond in paint more

Holiday essentials go way beyond the perfect bikini. Fiona Adams finds the most useful products to pack in your hand luggage more


It’s tempting to cover them up for winter, but as Fiona Adams discovers, this is the perfect time for treating those toes more


In the bleak midwinter you can’t beat a cosy British period hotel. Fiona Adams enjoys some wonderful weekends more


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Fiona Adams picks a few of her favourite things to give and receive this Christmas more


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5 STARS, November 9-18. An utterly brilliant, innovative and enjoyable social car crash of a show, says Fiona Adams more


All-weather racing makes for a great afternoon or evening out, and if you can throw in some top-class cuisine at the Kempton’s Panoramic restaurant, then so much the better, says Fiona Adams more


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Preidlhof Hotel is an Italian luxury world of wellbeing. And there is no keeping its delights under wraps. Fiona Adams reveals all more


October is all about embracing life, whether it’s booking a break, ageing positively or being breast aware, says Fiona Adams more


With an excellent selection of craft beer, sparking choice of G&T and impressive variety of food, The Tap Tavern is a welcome addition to Richmond's High Street, says Fiona Adams more


After the triple assaults of sun, sea and sand, it’s time to give your body some TLC. Fiona Adams discovers some soothing saviours more


Richmond’s Pitcher and Piano is the place to be for evening drinks and food more


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If you love rock, the chances are you’ll love an image by photographer Paul Harries. Fiona Adams meets the Teddington man who makes Ozzy et al look good more


Richmond borough is blessed with authors. Here Fiona Adams, Richard Nye, Jane McGowan and Brooke Theis review some recent publications more

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Being active is not the preserve of the young. There are plenty of fitness opportunities for the older (wannabe) athlete, discovers Fiona Adams more


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Love cycling but want to start training for a challenge? Make sure you’re well prepared and you should have fun as well as get fit, dietician Tracy Parker tells Fiona Adams more


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