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Stirling Moss

Stirling Moss sadly passed away today aged 90. I was lucky enough to see Moss drive at a number of classic events over the years, but I’ll never forget seeing him race at the 1999 Goodwood Revival meeting. In the early days of the Revival, before the grandstands were built, you could stand much closer to Continue Reading

Yet Another Reorg

“We trained hard but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams, we would be reorganised. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganising; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency Continue Reading

Salt Water

“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” — Helen Keller

Baby Driver – Cars, Choreography & Cool

I’ve always thought that when it comes to watching films expectation can be a double edged sword. Go in with high expectations and so often you’ll be disappointed, go in with low or no expectations and you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Baby Driver was a victim of high expectations the first time I watched it; I Continue Reading

Bond Meets Q

As a life long Bond fan I’ve hugely enjoyed Daniel Craig’s time as Bond. From Casino Royale, which remained remarkably close to Ian Fleming’s first book, through to Skyfall,  Spectre and upcoming ‘Bond 25’ which includes the amazing Phoebe Waller-Bridge amongst the writing talent . Skyfall is both my favourite Bond film and one of Continue Reading

Now Drinking: Yallah Coffee Halaka, Ethiopia

I’m currently drinking Halaka, Ethiopia from my friends at Yallah Coffee, and it’s an absolutely fantastic coffee. It’s got that classic Ethiopian acidity, but beautifully tempered by lovely subtle fruitiness. The aftertaste is a gift that keeps on giving. Highly recommended.