Monthly Archives: June 2019

Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Austrian Grand Prix 2019

What. A. Race.

Hands up if you agree 🙋

What a difference seven days makes.

After last week’s bore-fest at Paul Ricard to 71 thrilling laps round the Red Bull Ring with a glut of wheel-to-wheel racing.

From lights out when Verstappen stalled and went backwards there was certainly no lack of action.

I certainly needed a cup of tea after that race before I could even think about judging this week’s Funniest Tweet Awards.

There were, as always, so many hilarious tweets I had a very difficult job to whittle them down to 10.

But judge them I did. So, without further ado, here are the Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards for the Austrian Grand Prix 2019
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F1 Bake Off – Round 9 – Austria

This weekend the hills will be alive with the sound of F1.

But whilst you’re watching the racing, why not try an authentic Austrian Linzer Torte?

This week’s F1 Bake Off recipe is for this Austrian ‘jam tart’ and I can assure you it is totally delicious and definitely ‘moreish’. Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 9 – Austria

Time for this week’s ‘F1 Book Club’.

For the Austrian read, I chose ‘The Collected Novellas of Stefan Zweig’ which I borrowed from my local library.

Stefan Zweig was an Austrian author, who died in 1942 in a suicide pact with his second wife in Petropolis, Brazil.

At the height of his career in the 1920s and 1930s he was one of the most celebrated authors in the world.

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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – French Grand Prix 2019

I think everyone can agree that today’s race is not going to go down in history as one of the classics!

Far from it.

The Funniest Tweet Awards are what make a dull race all the more fun.

So without further ado, here are this week’s Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards for the French Grand Prix 2019: Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 8 – France

I think there’s something we can probably all agree on French patisserie is lovely.
So, for the French Grand Prix, F1 Bake Off, I thought I would try my hand at making vanilla slices.
On paper it looks fairly simple … what could possibly go wrong??
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F1 Book Club – Round 8 – France

📚 This week’s F1 Book Club, for the French Grand Prix, sees me review ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’ by Muriel Barbery.

The challenge 21 races, 21 countries, 21 books. This is the 8th book I’ve read.

But what did I think? Continue reading

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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Canadian Grand Prix 2019

“Well that was a dull, uneventful race, with no controversy whatsoever!” said no F1 fan ever, after watching the Canadian Grand Prix 2019.
Is it any wonder that this week’s judging of the Funniest Tweet Awards was so difficult?
But, judge them I most certainly did and here are the Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards for the Canadian Grand Prix 2019: Continue reading

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