Valencia GP – The Race

Credit: The 4 year old (from this week’s School Diary) Once in a while a race comes along that makes you realise why Formula 1 is the Greatest Show in the World. All hail the Valencia Grand Prix of 2012. Given the previous snoozefests brought to us by Valencia, those are not words that I…

Who do you think you are…Stirling Moss?

Hamilton, Alonso and Vettel…a three horse race? I haven’t suddenly catapaulted myself back into the 1950s though the husband does probably dream of another life where the “hi honey, I’m home” is greeted with a gin & tonic, a pristine house and the kids fast asleep in bed. The reality most days is overtired kids…

Canadian GP – The Race

Hamilton overtaking Alonso (as reimagined by the 4 year old) The upside of having a race starting at 7pm is that I can actually watch most of the race without trying and generally failing to keep small children entertained and under control. It has been known after lunchtime races to discover that the coffee table…

Canadian GP – Qualifying

Unfinished Masterpiece(Credit: The husband) So here we all are at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal in glorious technicolour sunshine. Ok its probably just normal blue clouds and yellow sun but so unaccustomed are my eyes and brain to any form of sunny weather (after weeks and weeks of vile, hideous rain) that it took…