Sometimes an advert changes a genre forever, and this certainly goes for Mercedes-Benz use of the classic Janis Joplin track: “Oh, Lord, won’t you buy me a . . .” The song was the last that she recorded, the
A shorter article, similar to this, was first published in the Mercedes-Benz Club magazine. Sports cars are the great joy of motoring. I’ve owned an MGTC, an MGB, the vastly underrated Ginetta G32 and, until five years ago, an absolutely
I mentioned in a previous blog post that I was inordinately proud of being eaten by a snake. I know of no one else, alive or dead, who can boast that. Eve had a tough time with a serpent, now
I’ve never been cutting edge, even when my profile was less rounded. I’ve been a little bit different to the norm, but not excessively so. It’s not that I wanted to conform but my four children, spread over 16 years,
Perish the thought that I should be considered old, but I’m convinced that there are differences between men and woman. This, it seems, is going against modern thinking. But for reasons I will explain, I remain convinced I am correct.
According to an advertising meme, there are seven signs of ageing. They name them as: Dark spots. Sagging skin. Dull, glow-less skin. Lines and wrinkles. Dry skin. Patchy skin. Open pores. Although not stipulated, this appears to be targeted at
I’ve got one leg longer than the other. I’ve evidently been this way for years, since I stopped growing in fact, so I haven’t simply worn out the shorter one. I didn’t discover this until I went to a physio
It would seem that I started an episode of road rage. It developed into dangerous driving at speeds of over 70mph on a public road. I came off the anti-clockwise M25 at junction 8A and was heading to the southbound
I wrote for years as a hobby, getting the occasional article published and, somewhat less frequently, paid for as well. I wanted to keep my first cheque but, like most writers, the urge to celebrate a sale was too strong.
I don’t believe in hell. I’m not sure many people do. It is a good thing too as going by the various descriptions it is quite, well, hellish. I don’t want to go there. All that flame and pokers can’t