2022: Year of Motoring Mania!

Looking back at the last 12 months of motoring

Approaching the start of any January, one must always be optimistic about the outlook ahead. It’s vital to inwardly, discreetly, whisper to oneself, with some forceful conviction: ‘THIS is going to be my year.’ In December 2021, winding up what actually turned out be a fantastic, fruitful and fun month, there was undoubtedly more confidence than usual in that forward-looking affirmation for 2022. 

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My Top 10 Vids & Social Media Posts of 2022

Looking back at the last 12 months on YouTube, Instagram and TikTok

The later half of 2022 has seen my YouTube channel surge, with some top performaning videos and rapidly increasing subscriber numbers. Followers remain pretty steady on Instagram, but I’ve also seen substantial interaction on TikTok, more in terms of views than overall follower count. In general, it’s all been very positive, though in the fiercely competitive digital world numbers rule! Only Facebook continues to disappoint, though I see that as a general trend in social media. Here’s my top performing posts of 2022.

YouTube – Top Ten
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I Was Tested on Cars on Behind The Wheel Life Podcast!

Honoured to have been invited to appear on the inaugural Behind The Wheel Life In-Person podcast

We end up chatting about: Why as parents, we should be more supportive of our kids’ creative aspirations; How the automotive journalism industry has evolved; What it’s REALLY like to be a motoring journalist, behind the scenes; What does it take to succeed in the motoring journalism space; PLUS, we have our first ever, “Star on a very reasonably priced sofa” quiz. How many questions do I get right in 3 minutes? 😲🤦🏽‍♂️ Watch now to find out.

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Did I win?!

Newspress Auto Industry Media Awards 2022 Vlog

Did I win? Check out my Vlog from the Newspress Live Event and 2022 Automotive Media Industry Awards. I was shortlisted for the Best Video of 2021 category. Newspress said about me: “…knowledgeable and likeably geeky approach. He drifts between thoughtfully produced and erratically esoteric!” Went up there in my 1989 BMW E30 325i SE two-door coupe – and that became something of an adventure itself! Watch this and don’t forget to follow #BCGBMWE30 #NewspressAwards

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Cost of Living Impact on Cars and Driving

How is the cost of living crisis impacting motorists?

The cost of living crisis is having an impact on cars and motorists, affecting 70% of drivers motoring habits, according to a Kwik fit survey. Over 33% one-third have cut down on non-essential car journeys those driving petrol or diesel cars are twice as likely to have cut down compared to drivers of electric cars or hybrids.

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