Category: General

From little road trips to big adventures

16
Mar

Ferrari: Under the skin

Always on the look out for female racing drivers, past or present, I discovered a lady who seems to have missed my radar. Baroness Maria Antonietta Avanzo (1889 – 1977) was the first Italian female racetrack driver and “the most famous Italian woman racing driver of the inter-war period”.  She competed in numerous events throughout her career, including […]

2
Jul

New Balls Please

Only a couple of weeks to Wimbledon and I am already playing with tennis balls, albeit they may be tied to trees, and being hit by wing mirrors? – I am certainly prepared. You see when an invitation to drive off road passes my eyes I leap at the chance to do exactly that, and […]