Evan Davis: Fake news and b*llshit

"I work in the bullshit industry," Evan Davis begins telling a room full of budding journalists. "We're going to encounter a lot of bullshit." On Tuesday, I found myself sitting in a lecture from Davis. While he used the word 'bullshit' 124 times in the space of 85 minutes, the presenter of Newsnight and Dragon's [...]

In words|Monza, my first grand prix

Monza is the temple of speed, the grand prix to attend if you're looking for an electric atmosphere. Fast corners, long straights, and the formidable Tifosi.  Today I got back from the best weekend of my life. I am not exaggerating here; it was everything I had ever hoped for and more. Even now I [...]

My motorsport bucket list

As some of you may have guessed, motorsport is a HUGE part of my life. Note the capitals. I am always being asked what my motorsport dreams and aspirations are, so I thought I would take a bit of time to write a post. Number 1: To have work published This is a really big [...]

Charles Leclerc will be given an F1 seat and here is why

Ferrari Formula 1 Academy driver Charles Leclerc must be given an F1 seat in 2018. He has blown his competitors out of the water, impressed and then impressed again. Seeing as the driver has been making headline after headline, one thought it was about time that his credentials were analysed. Leclerc’s name is one that [...]

Top moments in F1 2017

As Formula 1 shuts down for the annual summer break, I thought I would take a light-hearted look back at the top five moments F1 has given us so far this season.  Five - Alonso topping the time sheets in Q1 https://twitter.com/LastWordOnF1/status/886553579632422912 It is no secret that McLaren Honda has endured another season of relentless [...]

Living with anxiety and depression

Living with a mental illness is extremely tough. It is horrible, it is painful and, most of all, it is terribly confusing. The thing is, living with a mental illness is like riding one continuous roller coaster. One minute you're fine and the next you're in floods of tears, unable to leave the house for [...]

My first holiday with friends

Sun, sea, sand, and plenty of cheap alcohol. Sounds like a pretty perfect combination, right? Well, my first 'proper' holiday with friends was huge amounts of fun, even if now I am currently nursing a bad throat infection (I had to Google what strep throat was once my doctor had told me). Yay. Anyhow, I [...]

5 books you HAVE to read this summer

I have no shame in admitting that reading is a big hobby of mine. So, as holiday season looms, I thought I would pick five of my favourite reads to share with you. Enjoy! Driven, Toby Vintcent This book is a pool-side must. It is a thriller, a page-turner, an absolute gem of a book. Toby [...]

Music and motorsport: the perfect combination?

One of the world's biggest pop stars - Justin Timberlake - is set to perform ahead of the US Grand Prix in October later this year. A crucial move to secure ticket sales for the event. After the phenomenal success of last year's Austin act Taylor Swift, the organisers of this season's event have looked [...]