I could feel the heat radiating from the wall behind me. It had been baking all day in the direct sunlight and now, as the sun was setting, it was releasing that stored energy, gently warming my back … [Read more...] about Fabian and Lucy
We all have a phrase that makes us rear up onto our hind legs. That utterance from others that probably means nothing to them, however it flicks a switch inside of you and lights a fuse that burns … [Read more...] about “With All Due Respect” – Yeah Whatever Dude.
I love them. And right now, you are probably doing one of two things. Either nodding in agreement, your mind bringing forth a vision of a warm Mediterranean evening, the paving under foot still warm … [Read more...] about About Olives
It’s March 28th 2017, northern France. The Citroen rental car is giving it’s best possible performance, but we don’t seem to be catching them up. For more than an hour now, we’ve been heading across … [Read more...] about Chasing the Mirage – 2 Years On
This is a true story and probably one of my most inspiration days of work ever. It made me realise that disability is what you make of it and that humans are actually really complicated things. It was … [Read more...] about A Blind Man Driver – Aston Martin Track Instruction That Taught Me Some Lessons
Some people who are friends of mine simply love to analyse the shit out of pretty much everything. They’re scared of failure of course, who isn’t? They love to be organised and planned out. And … [Read more...] about I want to hear your stories about fear and failure
A lot has changed since I left behind the retail car sales industry. And yet so many things are still the same. I consider myself to have been truly fortunate to have been mentored by people who … [Read more...] about How to Sell Cars as a Salesman In Today’s Digital Marketplace
In my view, Sebastien Loeb is probably the world’s greatest competition driver. Certainly of the last three decades, quite possibly ever. So what? You’re not really into cars and driving and you’re … [Read more...] about What can you learn from Sebastian Loeb, even if you’re not interested in driving?
In 2007, Radiohead had a problem. Like many bands, they were facing the global issue of music piracy. The traditional model of music creation, distribution and monetisation was broken. So they decided … [Read more...] about Build Your Tribe and Become Invincible and Impervious – Just Like Radiohead
In track instructing on public days, there are several mantras that any track instructor has to learn very quickly to survive, remain safe and still deliver a worthwhile driving experience to the … [Read more...] about On Track As An Instructor – The Biggest Save Of My Life
Digital Tablets are wonderful devices for consuming content with. And together with YouTube and Vimeo, Ebooks have become one of the favourite uses of my iPad. I still recall the day I saw the iPad … [Read more...] about Got a new Tablet as a gift? Here’s Six Ebooks You Should be Reading
If you love motorsport, track driving or those lovely European autoroutes and alpine passes, then you may well think that the centre of Paris is somewhere to avoid like the plague. In fact, driving in … [Read more...] about A Real World Guide to Driving the Streets of Paris
Traffic Police. Just blokes driving about in the latest kit trying to nab you? Or a branch of the police tasked with looking at and dealing with the carnage of other people's stupidity while trying to … [Read more...] about The Police TPAC Driving Skill – Tactical Pursuit And Containment
In Porsche collecting circles, right now even a few months seems like an eternity. I originally wrote this article in 2011. In March 2016, I updated it to reflect the changes in attitudes towards the … [Read more...] about UPDATED – The Porsche 996 Turbo – Why They’re Good Value and Why They’ll Never Be Truly Collectable
What are the most essential tools I use, every day, when producing and creative content? It's a question I am often asked, so here's my overview on what works for me and how you can save a lot of … [Read more...] about Ten Essential Tools I Can’t Live Without In Content Creation and One Reason Why They Won’t Help
The latest Paris riots as I write this in late 2018 are a terrible affront on normal society. I generally have a high regard for the French attitude to authority. And I am amazed that President Macron … [Read more...] about Why People Need Help To Buy Into Environmental Change Instead of Being Taxed Into It