Tag Archives: Baku

Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019

Let’s be honest, that’s not going to go down as the greatest race in history. Don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t a complete bore-fest. We had one virtual safety car courtesy of Gasly, one minor incident with Ricciardo and Kvyat … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 4 – Baku

So. Baku. If you remember, last year’s Azerbaijan bake was a complete, unmitigated disaster, so I had to find something to try to redeem myself this year. Baking recipes are very thin on the ground when it comes Azerbaijani cookery … Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 4 – Azerbaijan

Welcome to Azerbaijan. I can’t believe I actually managed to find a book set in Baku and written by someone from Azerbaijan. Book:    Solar Plexus: A Baku Saga in Four Parts Author: Rustam Ibragimbekov ISBN:     9-781-782-671-169 Solar Plexus is a … Continue reading

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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018

What. A. Race! Wow! Just wow! For the second year in a row the grand prix around the street circuit of Baku did not disappoint. Safety car on lap one, plenty of overtaking, a crash, another safety car, and then … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 4 – Azerbaijan

A new race means a new bake-off challenge. This week sees me attempting to make ‘Baku-style Kyata’. (Note ‘attempt’ being the operative word here!) A ‘kyata’ is a sweet pastry common across the Middle East, with each nation having its … Continue reading

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Top 10 Funniest Tweets – Baku Grand Prix 2017

Well, that was a race and a half! Three safety cars and a red flag before we’d even clocked up 25 laps! The beautiful city of Baku gave Formula 1 the best race of the season so far. There were … Continue reading

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Top 5 Funniest Tweets – European Grand Prix 2016

Well, that was an exciting 2 hours. Not just watching the race, but my Twitter feed! There was the initial excitement of watching this inaugural race in Azerbaijan and the anticipation of a multitude of safety cars on this street circuit. … Continue reading

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