The Shining

Web Monkey Goodwood, Life, racing, Stanley Kubrick, Tea

  Why haven’t I seen this film before? The Shining is up there with ’em, isnt it? I’d heard of it but only just managed to see it after being lent it. Now that’s what I call a film. Did you know that Lord March. the owner of Goodwood, used to work for Stanley Kubrick, the director of The Shining. …

Megavalanch & Goodwood

Web Monkey Blogs by Guy Martin, Goodwood, Life

  Now then folks, how’s the job looking? I wouldn’t know much about work at the mo’, as I’m on my hols. And I’m ready for it.   I flew into Geneva on Monday, then drove to Alpe d’Huez to do a bit of riding. I’m here for the Megavalanch which is the TT of push biking. I had a …

Leopard skin interior

Web Monkey Blogs by Guy Martin, Goodwood, Life

  Now then folks, how’s the weather treating you? Don’t complain, it’ll only rain are my words of wisdom for the week. It’s official it’s summer because, my old Saab is in action again, leopard skin interior, the lot. She started up a treat after being stood for nearly a year. Do you reckon she’s a bird-pulling machine? They’d have to …

France and Goodwood, not Skerries..

Web Monkey Blogs by Guy Martin, France, Goodwood, Life

  Morning all.   Well, after the TT all I wanted to do was get back to a bit of normality. So that was it, straight back to work Monday morn, did the usual butty run for the morning’s tea break and that was it,  normality by dinner. So what to do at the forthcoming weekend? I thought I’d be racing the …