June book review recap
In June, I worked my way through a few audiobooks supplied by various publishers through NetGalley. So here's what I read and what I thought. I reread John le Carré's classic novels about the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage. It's been acclaimed as...
Dirty Dozen Book Reviews
I've collected short reviews of the last twelve audiobooks I listened to through Netgalley and decided it's time to share them. I hope you enjoy and grab a copy of those that pique your attention. "Fatal First Edition" by Jenn McKinlay is the latest addition to the...
Step into my Slippers on 31 May 2024
Slipper Day, Reach For A Dream's biggest fundraiser, returns on 31 May 2024, promising a day filled with warmth, generosity, and fun - all in support of children with life-threatening illnesses. This year, Reach For A Dream and their partners bring you the chance to...
Ten Things About Champagne
There are ten essential insights into the world of Champagne to prepare you for the upcoming Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival, slated for May 17th and 18th at the Inanda Polo Club in Sandton. Protected Origins: Only wines crafted within the...
Review: Villeneuve Pironi (2022)

Review: Villeneuve Pironi (2022)

"Villeneuve Pironi" is a riveting and awe-inspiring documentary that pays homage to two legendary figures in the world of motorsports - Gilles Villeneuve and Didier Pironi. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Torquil Jones, the documentary offers an in-depth and...

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Review: Rush (2013)

Review: Rush (2013)

Directed by the acclaimed filmmaker Ron Howard, Rush (2013) is a masterpiece that combines action, drama, and adrenaline-pumping excitement in a visually stunning and emotionally gripping cinematic experience. Based on the real-life rivalry between Formula One drivers...

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Book Review: How to be an F1 Driver

Book Review: How to be an F1 Driver

If you're a fan of Formula One racing, Jenson Button's book, "How to be an F1 Driver: My Guide to Life in the Fast Lane," is a must-read. This captivating memoir takes readers on an exhilarating journey through the world of Formula One racing, providing insights,...

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Review: Inside F1: Life Alongside Legends

Review: Inside F1: Life Alongside Legends

When you need an F1 fix in the off-season, there’s no shortage of books to dive into. In December, I dropped an Audible credit on this book, read by the author, and very entertaining. Inside F1: Life Alongside Legends is a must-read book for any Formula One...

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How to spend your time when there’s no race

How to spend your time when there’s no race

Formula 1 fans may or may not be familiar with the name Jason Plato. While he didn’t race in F1, he’s a racing car driver with quite a pedigree. He has completed the second most British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) races, trailing only rival Matt Neal in total...

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Review: Lights Out, Full Throttle

Review: Lights Out, Full Throttle

Recently, having an Audible credit and an idle mind, I stumbled across this book by Johnny Herbert and Damon Hill. I really enjoyed their commentary when I still watched the races on Sky Sports F1 (I’ve since moved to F1 TV Pro). Anyway, I decided this could be...

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