BIRTHDAY LIST

BeanbagIt’s my birthday soon and I’ll obviously be showered with gifts and presents from family, friends and general well wishers. The big question though is just what should they buy the man who pretty much has everything he wants at a price people are willing to pay?… Read the rest

KEEPING UP WITH WILLIAMSF1

Live TimingThe organising body of Formula One have offered this service for a while but I have only just got round to bloging about it. During all F1 sessions including the race live timing is available in exactly the same format as is available to the teams.… Read the rest

IS IT YOU?

For some time now I have worried about the way terrorism has become the latest way to keep the public in check by creating a state of fear and uncertainty. However, a mate of mine has written a blog that puts it all back into perspective and injects a bit of much needed humour.… Read the rest

TAKING THE PISS…

Let me introduce you to Alex Caffi. Alex is an ex-F1 driver and now a Grands Prix Master. In his F1 career he started 56 races driving for the Osella, Scuderia Italia and Footwork teams. His highest placed position was 4th and he scored a total of six points.… Read the rest

TRAINS

I had to catch the train yesterday morning for a meeting in London. This cost me £30.90 for the privilege of standing between Reading and Paddington. Thankfully it’s not often that I have to catch the train nowadays but there was a time some seven years ago when I did the journey daily.… Read the rest

PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS

John Prescott has had an affair, who cares? What’s of more interest is how he managed to persuade her into his arms in the first place.

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A LOSS OF AUTHORITY

So, Tony Blair has finally lost a vote in the commons. It has been a long time coming but was pretty spectacular when it finally arrived with 49 of his own MPs voting against the motion. The bill that the members were voting on was an extension to Britain’s existing anti-terror laws and in particular to increase the time that the police can hold a suspect without charging him from the current 14 days to 90.… Read the rest

PLEASE MISS

You would have thought that if you were the most powerful man in the world (allegedly) that you could go to the toilet when you liked and wouldnt need to get permission. Well we now know that is not the case.… Read the rest

WHY THE DAILY MAIL SHOULD BE SHUT DOWN

“Bombers were all sponging asylum seekers” was the big, bold title on the front of today’s Daily Mail. I didn’t pick up the paper and bother to read the article as I had already read enough to have my stomach turned.… Read the rest

AMERICA, WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

Following the bomb attacks last Thursday US President George Bush, addressing an audience of 1000 FBI agents but clearly intending his words to be heard by a wider audience, said “In this difficult hour, the people of Great Britain can know the American people stand with you”.… Read the rest