A winter trip to Los Angeles in January left me with a spare day in between meetings. As we’d already done the tourist LA route on the Sunday while we adjusted to time zones, we decided to head out … [Read more...] about Meeting Some Heroes of Aviation in California
This past ten years, I’ve had a disconnect with our political system in the UK. Some of their antics over the last decade or so, both domestically and internationally, have left me wondering which … [Read more...] about Why It’s Important To Vote. Why I Did and Why I Nearly Didn’t.
In 2001, after years in the motor industry, I started out as a professional photographer. Back then, we had lovely Mamiya 645 cameras, 120 roll film, lightboxes, dev labs. After collecting the rolls … [Read more...] about Ten Multi-skills Everyone Needs in Today’s Content Creation World
A couple of years ago now, I was booked for some work with a batch of electric Smart cars. Very much the early generation of car at the time, their Nickel Hydride battery packs didn’t like the cold … [Read more...] about The Sound of Electricity
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A recent article on the highly regarded Road and Track Magazine’s website proved popular. Writing about the practice of track instruction and driver coaching from … [Read more...] about Driver Coaching and The View from The Passenger Seat
This was a self assigned photo shoot and feature for Historic Racer online magazine. Sometimes, you don't have the time to wait around for a magazine editor to give the nod, you've just got to go and … [Read more...] about Lola F5000 Track Test – Rattling the Windows
Working on some content for a clients website recently, I asked them to ping me over their Wordpress Admin login. “Oh, it’s just the same as the others” was the reply. I’d done several sessions of … [Read more...] about How to Generate Unguessable Passwords and Never Forget Them
I recall to this day the very first time I saw a GPA Formula One helmet. Watching Formula One on TV at home, the cars forming up on the grid and Villeneuve climbing into his Ferrari. His mechanic … [Read more...] about Design Icons – The GPA Formula One Helmet
The Dynamic Mode including Active Exhaust of the Jaguar F Type S stays set when you switch off the engine. Unlike many other cars with these options, your settings remain as you left them when you … [Read more...] about Jaguar F Type S Convertible
It was truly heartening to spend the day recently at Blyton Park with the owner of a Ferrari F430 Spyder who had gone to great lengths to track down his perfect car. Nothing unusual there, I know … [Read more...] about The Dying Art of The Heel Toe Downshift
Hybrid powered cars have been around for more than a decade now. They're part of our daily lives, yet until recently, I'd never really spent any time with one. You can read here about the ten days I … [Read more...] about Hybrid Driving Techniques – New Tricks Needed, or Simply Another Car?
It can sometimes be difficult creating fresh locations when writing about and photographing cars, especially the more collectable ones. Unlike Press Cars, who’s objective in life is ideally to be … [Read more...] about I Love It When A Plan Comes Together
You don't often see the eyes of a fast jet pilot. They're nearly always hidden and anonymously cool, either behind a suitably chic pair of aviator shades, or the ominous Star Wars sinister smoked … [Read more...] about The Eyes of a Fast Jet Pilot
As Lexus roll out the NX SUV, the Lexus F Series becomes ever more popular and we look forward to the launch of the RC F Coupe in the UK, I'm reminded fondly of many happy and sometimes frustrating … [Read more...] about Brand Building – How Lexus Dealers Started From Scratch in 1990
A pause down the phone line from McKenna. That’s rare, as he’s never normally short of something to say. “It was pretty emotional. Plus that car is unique, it’s the first time I’ve ever had a concern … [Read more...] about Driving KPU 396C – Jim Clark’s Lotus Cortina
Brumos have been in the Porsche business since 1959, both as certified dealers and one time South Eastern USA Porsche distributor in Jacksonville, Florida and also in motorsport as Brumos Racing. … [Read more...] about Brumos Porsche B59 – The Full Story of the Exclusive Porsche 911