Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, how is a black cab driver safer than a UBER driver?
Fridays decision by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Transport for London to stop UBER running a taxi service in London over claims that it is not safe, is truly the worst decision they have ever made. London is meant to be one of…
I stopped using Facebook 26 days ago to see if it would make a difference in my life. By ‘stopped’ I mean I uninstalled the app from my mobile and stopped checking Facebook, commenting, liking and browsing endless, pointless statuses. I also culled over 50%…
Bowen, you’re going to U2 – The Joshua Tree Tour 2017.
Those words are music to anyone’s ears. It wasn’t easy though getting tickets to see in my opinion one of the greatest bands around. The first concert sold out in 4 minutes on Ticketmaster.co.uk according to the papers, but minutes later they were selling on…
In my last blog of 2015 I mentioned what a special year it had been for us, but honestly 2016 has topped it in so many ways. It was the year Bowen travelled the most miles and visited even more exciting, exotic destinations than ever before. There were…
Congratulations Nico Rosberg on becoming the F1 world champion.
Wow what a race? Nico Rosberg is a world champion. It has taken him a few years, and he has raced against the best in the world, but this year he proved he was more hungry for the title. All those emotions coming out on the podium…
Back in 1988.
I’ve been listening to the Depeche Mode 101 live album recently on my Google Play. It was such an awesome concert, I would have loved to have seen them live. The beat and the atmosphere sounds incredible. It is definitely an album that has to…
SKY SPORTS F1 is ruining my TV Formula One experience.
I use to love watching formula one on TV, but over the last few years the experience has been totally ruined by a group of commentators on SKY SPORTS F1, because they are completely biased towards Lewis Hamilton. The three main instigators circled above (David Croft,…
Houston was a blast!
My work trip to Houston turned out to be a very productive week. It is always fun going to Houston as my colleagues at Platts like to spoil me rotten, and this time was no exception. There was no rest for the wicked and I…
The thug Iain Dale and the blog about the incident he doesn’t want you to see.
You might have read about a blogger scrapping with a protestor at a political conference recently, if not take a look at the video below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ni1c8kco8o#t=17 You can also see photographs and a report by Sky News. The blogger was Iain Dale, the drive-time presenter…
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