A random thought occurred to me this week. Coming across a Porsche Cayman R in a car park, the subtle differences in stance of the R was more apparent than normal. As parked a short distance away, … [Read more...] about Will The Porsche Cayman R Ever Be a Collectable Porsche?
We live in a fast moving world with always-on social media channels. The demands on our lives have never been greater in terms of the diversity, yet are we all any happier?
I used to believe that humanity wasn't, yet I have now changed that view. I believe that as a species we are capable of remarkable things and are proving that each week. It's simply that our in build negativity, added to media that thrives on it, never lets these positives be seen.
There is an incredibly positive world out there. We need simply need to discover it.
Air cooled Porsches, black and white analogue photography and a Leica rangefinder. What’s not to like? Bart Kuykens’ project A Flat Six Love Affair is quite probably heaven on so many levels. … [Read more...] about For The Love of Analogue
Looking back on my early experiences in selling and the automotive industry, I realise now just how fortunate I was. My first full time job in trainee car sales way back was a gentle introduction to … [Read more...] about The Good Fortune to Be Mentored By Those Who Care About Customers
Last summer marked the 100th Anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme in Europe. On 1st July 1916, the Allies began an offensive that saw more than 19,000 men killed on the first day. As … [Read more...] about Memories of Thiepval – One Year On
On 1st July this year, it will be 100 years since the commencement of what became known as the Battle of The Somme. Today, as we enjoy travelling around Europe, we often pass by the roadside memorials … [Read more...] about 100 Years ago, 19,240 Fell In One Day. The Somme Began.
Ok, it has to be said. I've been quiet long enough. At first, I thought it was just me. My love of lightweight classic Porsche 911's was clouding my judgement. But as I spoke to others, I realised I … [Read more...] about The… Errrr… Amazing RAUH Welt Begriff Porsches
I had a couple of texts and emails this morning from people who still are in touch from my previous life in vehicle sales. It seems that UK car sales are at an all time high and the UK registered more … [Read more...] about The UK Car Sales Registrations vs Actual Car Sales
As I write this, it’s becoming clear that the Volkswagen scandal of Dieselgate is going to run and run for quite a while. If you thought that Toyota and Lexus got a kicking to their brand a few years … [Read more...] about Volkswagen’s Dieselgate and Why It’s Not Surprising
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
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 couple of years ago, I was asked to create a Shane Lynch interview for one of the Japanese performance magazines. At the time, his big passion was drifting a Nissan Skyline in the British … [Read more...] about Shane Lynch – Rock Star Racing Driver
I guess that ever since I was around five years old, I’ve been ‘into’ cars, especially old ones. Across the years I’ve driven many, many cars, so this is a strange admission for anyone in my position … [Read more...] about Confessions of an E Type Virgin
This TV ad was made back in 2007, but it's still one of our favourites. A superb cross section of racing cars through the ages, shot in location across the world and presented in chronological order … [Read more...] about Shell Ferrari, ‘The Circuit’ TV Advert
There's a solid white painted line on the pitlane exit at Spa Francorchamps. Cross at your peril we're told in the driver's briefing and indeed, you're acutely aware that you don't want to. Just out … [Read more...] about Spa Francorchamps, Eau Rouge, 28 Degrees C and an iPhone