I've written before about how I genuinely believe that we have all of the tools that we need to fix the problems that we have as humans on this planet. We can do this with small environmental … [Read more...] about How Do We Save the World and Still Love Our Lifestyles?
This seems to be an eternal question for people starting out in a creative career. The whole issue of "Should I work for free to establish a portfolio?' And if you're just starting out getting a body … [Read more...] about Should You Work For Free to Get a Portfolio? 12 Years later…..
This is the one I wish I could have kept. The left hand drive Porsche 964 Anniversary in beautiful Viola. With the California turbocharger engineered by Ninemeister. Yes, that's right. A turbocharged … [Read more...] about Porsche 964 Anniversary – With added turbo
I'm not normally a camera geek. I buy a camera and it's a business decision, it works hard for it's keep. I only ever replace it when it's either worn out or something significantly better comes along … [Read more...] about What Made me Buy a Leica? And will I keep it?
"Some cars want to live. Others just don't want to come back to life. This one wants to live." These are the wise words of John as we stand watching the Landcruiser gently ticking over. And it hasn't … [Read more...] about Landcruiser Restoration – The Initial Diagnosis
As I write this, I'm finally about to start a rare project for me. My old Landcruiser 60 Series Landcruiser restoration. Anyone who knows me will tell you I'm NOT a mechanical guy and while I can … [Read more...] about Landcruiser FJ62 Restoration – The Project
Long after it's begun to grow colder in the UK, the Charente - now Aquitaine - area of France continues to enjoy warm sunny mornings through September and into October. This was shot on my iPhone … [Read more...] about iPhone Panoramic Mode and a Late Summer Sunrise
If you spend any time at all online you will have seen this tactic used to motivate people into action. The email signup or free training course signup box that says "Sign up now while registration is … [Read more...] about Artificial Scarcity and Why It Sucks in Selling
Back in 2011 I wrote a blog post about the Porsche 996 Turbo, how I thought it was undervalued at the time and also how I figured that it would never really be collectable. A lot has changed in the … [Read more...] about The state of the collectable Porsche marketplace in 2020
I had an interesting conversation recently with a friend of mine. He’s a professional sportsman and working hard at developing a brand. We were chatting about some of the promotional things that had … [Read more...] about Do You Really Need a Website Any More? Here’s Why You Need a Website More Than Ever
It's 2015, I'm sitting in the reception area of the Holiday Inn at Hawthorn, a district of Los Angeles. It's around 8 weeks after the Paris terror attacks and having seen how the American TV news … [Read more...] about A Chance LA Conversation
Are you struggling a little right now? It’s OK to admit that you’re not OK. That’s actually a good start. Knowing that there’s something wrong can be hard to spot as we push on through the challenges … [Read more...] about The ABC of Optimism. How You Can Use it Right Now By Making it ABCDE
Zoom, Skype and Microsoft Teams are the new conference rooms. If you’re not used to this and you are working from home, then it pays to prepare a little for the fact that you are sort of inviting your … [Read more...] about Video Conferencing Tips – What Do You Look Like?
This follows on from my article on starting out as a writer. If you haven't read it yet, it's probably worth reading that first. For many of us, reading can actually be the hard part. It takes a … [Read more...] about Want to Write? Start Reading More
Thank you to everyone who responded about my article on working from home. If you missed it, you can read it here. One thing that shone through in your replies to my email newsletter was that there … [Read more...] about There’s More to This Than Toilet Roll
I hear from many people about how they wish they could write. It’s a declaration that always mystifies me. For me, I have a compulsion to. Even if nobody paid me to do it, I would still be there in … [Read more...] about Want to Write? I Hope This Helps