A racer of cars and motorcycles, Tilly Shilling was also a brilliant engineer. Joana Fidalgo reveals her most important – and perhaps simplest – contribution to the war effort
By Joana Fidalgo
1 month ago
Judging by some of the Hunter S. Thompson style tales I’ve heard in bars late at night on magazine group tests, I think I joined the orbit of motoring journalism...
By Henry Catchpole
3 months ago
It’s 1am. Two young men stand under an enormous wall of rock, snow and ice. It’s mid-summer but they are at an altitude of around 2100 metres, so it’s bitterly cold...
By David Twohig
4 months ago
The island of Capri looked so beautiful we had to do another lap. The whole Amalfi coast is stunning, particularly so from the cockpit of a light aircraft a mere couple of thousand feet...
By Colin Goodwin
5 months ago
When I was a child and all my friends were playing Monopoly – a truly awful game whose popularity mystifies me to this day – I instead used to practice escaping from prison...
By Andrew Frankel
7 months ago
A century ago this month, a very great man died in less than great circumstances. Aged just 47, early in the morning of January 5th 1922, Sir Ernest Shackleton called his doctor...
I won’t be the first to observe that the world often works in mysterious ways. I don’t know exactly how I found myself in this very fortunate position – realising a dream on two wheels...
9 months ago