Our Favourite F1 Freaks

Why do we love old F1? Easy. It was an era when the Driver’s character counted for more than their sponsorship money, and they raced in cars from Designers who thought outside the box. Sure, not all of the designs were a success, even Colin Chapman had off...

Old petrol station blather with Hagerty U.K.

It was great to chat with James from Hagerty U.K. about my latest series of books. As the blurb on the back explains: SUPER is an eclectic collection of photographs of old, odd, abandoned, derelict and mostly forgotten filling stations and garages. These...

Killer drinks – the book

Following a hefty hangover caused by Aass beer, aquavit and whale, I was inspired to put together a little compendium of the worlds most lethal alcoholic drinks. See why Nigella’s agent said “we do not want to be involved with this”, read about beer...

Big Wind- The God Of Hellfire

Resembling the love child of a Transformer and a Thunderbird, Big Wind is the Top Trump of fire fighting vehicles. 2021 marks thirty years since this machine made its official debut when it helped save the world from an environmental disaster in the aftermath...

Evolution of Racing Sims 1981-2020

This is the potted history of console-based racing sims over the last forty years, and it's certain to get many MotorPunks of a certain age screaming at their monitors "I had one of those!" However, our younger readers probably won't believe that we chaps...