WELL, that was a busy week – so, apologies to anyone who may have been left wondering where on Earth the new content for AROnline was? I’ll say two words that anyone within publishing will understand – press week. It’s a stressful time that involves filling blank pages, chasing freelancers for copy, and generally getting the magazine into a fit state for sale.
Luckily, Octane’s one of those places where everyone involved mucks in and works their socks off, but despite that, the outside world melts away as the focus turns on the one thing that matters: finishing the mag.
So, I’m not entirely sure what’s been happening in the real world. I heard snatches of a financial crisis on Radio 4’s Today programme, and that Lewis Hamilton went from Hero to Zero – and back again. But other than that, I’m not sure… It should be fun catching up!
Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...
Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.