From fighting crocs to living on bugs… the ins and outs of newsreader Ruth England"s marriage to a special forces veteran

From fighting crocs to living on bugs… the ins and outs of newsreader Ruth England"s marriage to a special forces veteran

Fighting crocs and living on bugs! Newsreader Ruth England describes an average day with her special forces veteran husband

10:30 PM on 22nd July 2011

Perfect timing: Ruth England met her husband Mykel Hawke, 45, as he was about to retire from the army and start a new career as a TV survivalist

Perfect timing: Ruth England met her husband Mykel Hawke, 45, as he was about to retire from the army and start a new career as a TV survivalist

Jungle bound: Myke and Ruth filming the Discovery Channel

Jungle bound: Myke and Ruth filming the Discovery Channel”s Man, Woman, Wild

Ruth and Myke Hawke working on a fire in a big leaf in Peru episode Myke and alligator

On screen adventure: Ruth and Myke use kindling to make fire in Peru (left) while Myke tempts an alligator with a stick in another episode (right)

Career success: Ruth in Santarini filming Wish You Were Here

Career success: Ruth in Santarini filming Wish You Were Here