Monthly Archives: May 2016

FIA Masters at Brands Hatch 2016

The FIA Masters Historic Series is, as the name suggests, a race series to host a wide range of historic racing cars including vintage Grand Prix cars, saloon cars and Can-Am cars. It hosts events across Europe and the United … Continue reading

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Rikkardo’s Retro Racing Cars #6 Mercedes Benz C111

In 1929 German Engineer Fenix Wankel received the first patent for the Wankel engine which is now more commonly known as the Rotary. The rotary is a ground breaking piece of engineering designed to be smaller, lighter and more energy … Continue reading

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Living With: OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder characterised by uncontrollable intrusive thoughts and repetitive ritualised behaviours the sufferer feels compelled to perform. Again there is a lot of misconception surrounding OCD; a lot of people claim to … Continue reading

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Living With: PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is, as the name suggests, an anxiety disorder that stems from a traumatic event. The disorder is most commonly associated with veterans of war but anyone that is exposed to a traumatic event such as … Continue reading

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Living with: Anorexia

Hi everyone! My friend Sarah very kindly allowed me to ask her some questions about her experience with her eating disorder. I know this is a long post but she has given me lots of insightful answers so please have … Continue reading

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Battlesbridge Classic Car Show and Autojumble

I wasn’t originally intending on going to the Battlesbridge classic car show but the autograss event I was planning on going to got cancelled at the last minute and Battlesbridge is local so I thought I would have a wander … Continue reading

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Rikkardo’s Retro Racing Cars 5: Mercedes W111 220SE Ewy Rosqvist & Ursula Wirth

One of the prettiest ¬†road going cars Mercedes Benz ever made in my opinion was the W111 series; the ‘fintail’ cars made from 1959 to 1971. ¬†(pic from Wiki, thanks guys!) The W111 was made by Mercedes when they really … Continue reading

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Living With: Borderline Personality Disorder

Only officially recognised in 1980, Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD is a lesser known mental illness (certainly I’d never heard of it until a year or so ago). BPD was named as such because it was believed that the condition … Continue reading

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Making a switch panel for Quasimodo.

Today was one of those days when you know you have to do something but you really can’t be bothered. So I thought I’d do something pretty easy and make a switch panel to bolt onto these two dash mounts. … Continue reading

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The Billericay Soap Box Derby

Lets face it; motorsport in the UK is in troubled times. Up and down the country tracks are having to adhere to strict noise regulations which is strangling a lot of the series featuring higher powered cars or cars with … Continue reading

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