2024 Aston Martin Vantage – The Big Picture

    Over the past few years, my automotive focus has been drawn from achingly beautiful classic cars, toward something newer: Hybrids, EVs, and assorted new technologies. I like to keep current, and that means tracking recent trends and developments in the automotive industry. But when the most beautiful car I have seen in decades … Read more

Fuelling Around podcast: Arsenal legend David Seaman on why he had to sell his Aston Martin DB7

Former Arsenal and England goalkeeper David Seaman joins hosts Jason Plato and Dave Vitty on the award-winning podcast Fuelling Around to discuss his career and his epic car collection.  Seaman won two Premier League titles, four FA Cups, one League Cup, the old First Division title and the European Cup Winners’ Cup during 13 seasons … Read more

Cautionary Tales – Martin Luther King Jr, the Jewelry Genius, and the art of public speaking (CLASSIC)

One speechmaker inspired millions with his words, the other utterly destroyed his own multi-million-dollar business with just a few phrases. Civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr (played by Jeffrey Wright of Westworld, The Hunger Games, and the James Bond films) and jewelry store owner Gerald Ratner offer starkly contrasting stories on when you should stick to the script and when … Read more

Some Economics for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

On November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a law establishing a federal holiday for the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., to be celebrated each year on the third Monday in January. As the legislation that passed Congress said: “[S]uch holiday should serve as a time for Americans to reflect on the principles of racial … Read more

Secular Bull May be Ending But Long Term View for Stocks Look Bullish – Martin Pring.

I woke up at 5.30 am to go for my cycling practice yesterday. On my way there, I was pushed this Prepare for 2024 – Martin Pring’s Expert Insights on the Equity Market on YouTube. Turns out to be a rather nice video so I shared some of the charts he presented. Martin has been … Read more

Fuelling Around podcast: Martin Kemp on his love of Porsches and being in Spandau Ballet

Spandau Ballet bassist and EastEnders icon Martin Kemp joins hosts Jason Plato and Dave Vitty on the award-winning podcast Fuelling Around to discuss his career, his new radio show and becoming an author. The 62-year-old has been one of the most recognisable faces on television since the 1980s thanks to his time in one of … Read more