Robert McNeil

When it comes to simple pleasures, watch the birdie

January 21 2017

Having changed my office for the dining-room – where no one ever dines – and having moved the bird-feeder nearer the house, I see more of my little, feathered friends, who love me in the same way a beautiful, young woman loves a rich, old man.


Gatland unveiled as Lions coach again

September 7 2016

A fan’s candid snap of him getting official photographs taken near Edinburgh Castle on Tuesday night ensured it was the worst kept secret in sport, but Warren Gatland was always the “obvious” choice to lead the 2017 British and Irish Lions.