This was a fun podcast with these brilliant gentlemen
So a Muslim in the UK, a Jew in America and a Christian in Holland walk into a YouTube video and… uh oh!!Continue reading “I was on a show with Two Old Farts! 😂”
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.Continue reading “2022: Year of Motoring Mania!”
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 TenContinue reading “My Top 10 Vids & Social Media Posts of 2022”
BMW Driver Gets Roasted!
2 Guys, a 1989 BMW E30, and Controversy in Conversation – this is the Ulimate Podcast Machine (and the Ultimate Driving Machine). Why has Reza gone off Mercedes after a lifetime of loyalty, and has Shahzad left his balls at home? Was it ever okay to race around London? Is it okay to smoke in cars? Don’t watch this if you’re easily offended! Hilarious though!Continue reading “The Ultimate Podcast Machine”
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.Continue reading “I Was Tested on Cars on Behind The Wheel Life Podcast!”
‘Trust No One’ – Right or Wrong?
Recently I read somewhere earnest advice that suggested that in business – and by inference I guess in life – you should trust no one.Continue reading “Life Lessons – Trust”
The need to leave behind echoes of one’s own existence
Recent events got me thinking… got me down… got me a little gloomy… and naturally led to thoughts of death and legacy.Continue reading “Death and Legacy”
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 #NewspressAwardsContinue reading “Did I win?!”
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.Continue reading “Cost of Living Impact on Cars and Driving”