The Skills and Secrets of Self Help

This interview was so much fun to do with my dear old buddy!

Check out my second interview show at The Big Jalebi with one of my dearest and oldest buddies Kalpesh Patel – this was a lot of fun to do!

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ThrowBackThursday Nissan Maxima in Saudi Arabia

Around 1990 – me reviewing the Nissan Maxima

#ThrowBackThursday to Jeddah, KSA, around 1990, and me reviewing a Nissan Maxima. Quite an elegant thing with a lusty 3.0 V6. Biggest saloon Nissan did at the time, had sporty pretences, but lumbered with front-wheel drive. For more like this search #SSMemoirs or check this link on Instagram

2020 – Enjoy a year of diversity, not divisiveness

Let’s come together and not fall apart, as we face a hopeful new decade

When I was growing up in Islington in the 1970s, my brown skin steadily thickening in response to regular racist abuse of some kind or another, I was always inwardly overly ecstatic whenever I had the rather rare opportunity to interact with another brown person (who was not a relative or family friend). ‘Brother from another mother!’ my inner voice would cry out in barely restrained rejoice.

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Throwback Thursday – Bentley Boy!

Sitting in Bentley Conti R at the British Motor Show

#ThrowBackThursday – been thinking about Motor Shows and how I loved them so much, memorable moments like this certainly contributed. Checking out, and sitting in (!) the Bentley Continental R sometime in the 1990s at the British Motor Show. Read my new British Motor Show coverage in my previous post here! More like this #SSMemoirs