Monthly Archives: March 2016

Rolls Royce slot car build part 4 (finish)

Hi guys, So we come to the final part of the Rolls Royce build. Here is the link to part 3 incase you missed it:¬†https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/03/21/rolls-royce-slot-car-build-part-3/ And here is the finished article: Now, I must confess this is a fantasy livery. … Continue reading

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Rikkardo’s Retro Racing cars #3 Greenwood Corvette C3

So, Easter has just been and gone and for a laugh one of my lovely relatives brought me a Hot Wheels Easter egg. The egg came with a little car. I had tonnes of Hot Wheels cars when I was … Continue reading

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Gender and the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Illness

Hi folks! Hopefully this post creates a bit of discussion as I think the topic it covers is very important. The other day I participated in an interview about eating disorders in the workplace and me and the interviewer got … Continue reading

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Rikkardo’s Retro Racing Cars #2 MG Metro 6R4

Today’s tale begins with the humble Austin Metro; a small, boxy, no-frills economy car designed to carry small, boxy, no-frills pensioners back and forth to the bingo hall. In the 1980s people “in the twilight of their lives” were selling … Continue reading

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Rolls Royce slot car build part 3

Hi all! So last week the rest of the parts to build the Rolls arrived and we were able to get the chassis folded up. If you haven’t read last weeks entry you can find it here: ¬†https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/03/18/rolls-royce-slot-car-build-part-2/ Today the … Continue reading

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Rolls Royce slot car build part 2

As some of you may recall a month or so ago I introduced you to the Rolls Royce slot car shell I had sitting in my cupboard that I wanted to build with you guys. If you do remember, here … Continue reading

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Rikkardo’s Retro Racing Cars #1 Tyrrell P34

Welcome, welcome, welcome! Today I bring to you the first instalment of a new “regular” series I plan to do on this blog: Rikkardo’s Retro Racing Cars! I will be taking a look at the most successful, most abnormal and … Continue reading

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Cleaning the W124!

My beloved ‘Panzer’, my W124 estate has been used a lot this week for things that a classic car should really not be used for. It has hauled wheels to Arena Essex for drift practise, it has move furniture and … Continue reading

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Keep Drifting Fun! KOTR Round 1!

King of the Ring is to Essex what the Colosseum was to Rome. For 6 nights per year, or 7 if you include the Christmas specials, people from across the south of the land come to witness 32 gladiators do … Continue reading

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The ups and the downs

Hey guys, Sorry I didn’t post last week. I’m not really sure what I’m going to post today to be fair. I’m just going to ramble. A lot has been going on, I started a little part time job at … Continue reading

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