Cars, Ice Cream Vans, Horses & did she ever buy that Honda Accord?

27052020 #BCGDaily ‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’

Hilarious chat with former Dubai Eye radio host, Podcaster/YouTuber and full-time university lecturer – the Jeep-driving, Hawaiian-shirt wearing, irrepressibly energetic Canadian – Prof James Piecowye.

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7 Cars for Eid

Money-no-object what seven cars would you treat yourself too for Eid?

Money-no-object what seven cars would you treat yourself too for Eid?

Eid is a week away, so I’ve been thinking fantasy Eid gifts – and after a month of fasting, that too under lockdown conditions, I believe they’re well-deserved. Being a petrolhead, they’ve got to be cars, and being a fantasy there doesn’t need to be any budgetary restrictions, and being Eid, let’s make it seven. Here’s mine, what would be yours?

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Ian Cox: Kalashnikovs to Karaoke, confessions of a Dubai Pro Driver!

Handling drives, DJ-ings and the occasional ding in Dubai – latest episode of Browncarguy & Buddies

In the latest in my series where I catch up with friends and colleagues from around the world, I chat to Ian Cox who’s been in the United Arab Emirates for over a decade and is a man of many talents – a DJ, Quiz host, Karaoke entertainer, and pro-driver involved with track days and car manufacturer drive events on road and track for VIPs, tourists and of course the media.

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This may be the last thing I ever write

That headline though. A bit much? Morosely melodramatic? Potentially true?!

I’ve often said I’ll never retire; I’ll just keep making content until I drop dead. Trouble is that that might happen sooner than I had anticipated. There I go again with the drama! But after reading the next paragraph, you may find my sympathy-trolling justified.

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It’s Not Easy being a Brown Car Guy!

Very special and hilarious episode about the trauma, trials & tribulations of being a #BrownCarGuy

A very special, and hilarious, episode in which I talk about the unique challenges, particularly for me, in being a car guy as a brown or Asian person, and then on top of that, to actually (through blind determination and ignoring all the naysayers) choose to forge a career in automotive and motoring media and journalism, and still be struggling with that choice to the present day. I reveal funny episodes involving a Ferrari F40 and Samosas and ponder what I’d look like in other professions.

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