San Jose, California, was my first stop in a whistle-stop business mini-tour of our North American acquisitions. I would eventually cover almost 21,000 kilometers and visit 11 cities in three states by plane and car. In only 12 days.
So early on a Tuesday at Gatwick, I boarded another one of the new
A Search for Tier Points.
I had 160 reasons for flying 8 hours 26 minutes in total (nearly 3,400 miles), to and from Arrecife, Lanzarote. I had to collect 160 BA Tier points in order to maintain my particular Executive Club membership and the flights to and from Lanzarote in a
To Singapore (Via Hong Kong).
The Singapore round of the 2018 FIA Formula 1 season was the convenient excuse we needed to visit three exotic Far Eastern location that had been long on our 'to visit' list, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. I'd add Hong Kong to that list but a stopover
Eurotunnel car terminal, Folkestone, Mile Zero in this years' annual sojourn to the iconic cathedral of speed deep in the Ardennes, the Formula 1 track at Spa Francorchamps.
As usual we gathered at an ungodly hour on the thursday morning before the race at the terminal car park and lined up
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The 2018 L'Etape Du Tour, stage 10 of the 105th edition of the Tour De France started in Annecy and ended nearly 170 kilometers away in Grand-Bornand. The 'race' started on the shores of the gobsmackingly beautiful lake Annecy and winded its way over some of the most beautiful and
769 miles (1,238 kilometers), 11 h 21 min via A26. These are the driving stats google returns when you type 'Calais-to-Nice'. And oh, that is one-way only. So the drive to Calais and back would cover 1,538 miles (2475.171 kilometers) and take 22 h 42 mins!
A few of my friends
The Cape Town Cycle Tour, an event whose recent history has been dogged by controversy, natural phenomena and plain bad luck. This year was no different as there had been a severe drought in the weeks and months leading up to the event in Cape Town which at one point
The title of this article should have been "A Ferrari on a Desert Mountain", it could also have been "A Mercedes on a Desert Mountain". In the end the title of this article was dictated by the car that was available for my recent trip to Abu Dhabi to watch
The 20th and final round of the 2017 Formula 1 season took place at the Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Lewis Hamilton won the World drivers title 3 rounds ago in Mexico and Mercedes had won the World Constructors title one round earlier so the
1,200 miles across FOUR countries in 72 hours.
England-France- Holland-Belgium-Holland-Belgium-France-England. Phew! That was some drive! And it all started for me at midnight, Thursday the 24th of August when I ran out of fuel on Hangar Lane...
Today I say goodbye to an old friend. A friend I started missing the day I knew it was going. After nearly 30k miles I'm saying goodbye to the current bearer of the number plate P9 AKN, a white Porsche 911 C2S Cabriolet (code 991.1). The 'C' in the 'C2S'