Friday, 15 March 2013

The Russians are Different

I don't know what it is about the Russkies, but they tend to put their own unique twist on most activity.

That includes truck racing, which you can watch on free-to-air TV in this country most weekends, but it's nothing like this. These trucks look as if you could usefully employ them at the quarry on the Monday after Sunday's races.

You wouldn't want to try that with the machines raced in Australia. And the Russian drivers look like real truckies, not the ponced up characters who drive the weekend racers here.

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Clarkson Go Home

Apparently this objectionable Pom has been mouthing off again about our convict origins.

Frankly, I can't see the appeal of this bloke and his crappy show. The best motoring programme I've ever seen was Torque. Despite its age, Peter Wherrett's programme makes Top Gear look silly.

Ros Reines contributes an interesting piece in the Telegraph.

An extract -

The wonder of it all is that the 52-year-old Englishman, who reportedly made the sales of denim plummet in the mid-'90s thanks to his love of wearing dad-style Levis which became known as the Jeremy Clarkson effect is regarded as a sex symbol.

Fair comment.....

A Pinch of Common Sense

Courtesy I found this posted in Facebook a few weeks ago, when the faux outrage about mandated vaccination first began to ...