Steve McQueen, The King Of Cool.

  Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting. Steve McQueen Le Mans When one thinks of Hollywood cool one tends to think in terms of ones own era. This of course is only natural as we all have a different idea of what cool represents and who has managed to pull it... Continue Reading →


Gin and Madness

I began drinking alcohol at the age of thirteen and gave it up in my fifty sixth year; it was like going straight from puberty to a mid-life crisis. George Montgomery Brighton may attract many people for any number of reasons as there’s always something going on. For us, my mate Andy and our respective... Continue Reading →

A Diminishing Success Rate

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. Thomas Merton With divorce a 50% statistic it seems incredible that romance can still find a place in modern society.... Continue Reading →


Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future. Dale Turner When is a bike not a bike? Answer; when it's a piece of luggage. Confused? I'll put it a different way, when it's a Brompton. Even more... Continue Reading →

Reality Television’s Human Zoos

A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that. Chet Atkins People will do anything to stay alive. History is littered with thousands of accounts where this is so.  Despite having the hot hand of Lucifer firmly grasping one's... Continue Reading →

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