Category Archives: General

How easy would it be for you to reduce your car use?

Hands up if you think the traffic on the UK roads is a nightmare!

Would it be a surprise to find out that in the last 20 years, the number of licensed vehicles in the UK has increased by 38.1 percent! As opposed to the UK population which has only grown by 15.1 percent.

Is it any wonder, therefore, that it is taking us longer to get anywhere? Not to mention our towns and cities becoming overly polluted due to 24-hour traffic jams.

But what can we do about it? Continue reading

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Rich Energy and a series of unfortunate tweets

Once upon a time a young boy had a dream to take over the
energy drink marketplace.

Fast forward a few decades and that same young boy found
himself CEO of an energy drink company and signing on the dotted line to become
a title sponsor for a Formula 1 team. Continue reading

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The Girlie Guide to … the Dakar Rally

The Paris-Dakar Rally started life after Thierry Sabine got lost, on his motorbike, in the Libyan desert whilst competing in the Abidjan-Nice Rally of 1977. Some 40 years later, it is still the ultimate name in endurance rallying, despite having … Continue reading

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Girl in the Pitlane’s 2019 Formula 1 Preview

With 49 days until F1 winter testing for the 2019 season, here is my preview: who will shine, who will be under pressure, who will surprise and who will end the season victorious… Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 21 – Abu Dhabi

Well, we’ve reached the final round of the F1 Bake Off challenge. What can I say? It’s been a blast – some bakes have been great, some a complete disaster and others surprising. It’s certainly been a journey. But, here … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 20 – Brazil

Brazil – home to the samba, carnival, Copacabana and many other things. Including cake! The original cake for this round of the bake-off bared such a similar resemblance to the Tres Leches Mexican cake, I had to abandon that idea … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 17 – Japan

I can’t believe we’ve reached round 17. Only 4 more recipes to go after this one. But here we are in Japan and for this week I have made a ‘Castella’ sponge cake. It’s a very simple recipe which was … Continue reading

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