Makeover Monday 2018 – Week 9 – World Economic Freedom since 2000-2015

Makeover Monday reaches Week 9 of 52 in 2018 as this week's Makeover looks at World Economic Freedom since 1970-2015. This was another interesting challenge as the dataset had some gaps which meant consistent sense checking to ensure my data was accurate and correct when putting together the viz. Original Viz What I like The … Continue reading Makeover Monday 2018 – Week 9 – World Economic Freedom since 2000-2015

Birmingham fills with red as Ferrari celebrate 70th anniversary

Families, car enthusiasts and photographers turned out to celebrate Ferrari's 70th Anniversary in Birmingham. 70 Ferrari cars that were worth in excess of £15 million descended onto Victoria Square as they were showcased outside the Town Hall and Council House. It's one of four events in the UK that the Italian manufacturer are holding as … Continue reading Birmingham fills with red as Ferrari celebrate 70th anniversary

Head protection systems and halos – F1’s stickiest situation

You have probably heard the news a few days ago that the motorsport governing body, the FIA have introduced the halo head protection system for the 2018 Formula One season. A halo? You are probably thinking the multi-million best-selling XBOX video game series from Microsoft Studios. Wrong concept, it's not the the video game but the controversial head protection … Continue reading Head protection systems and halos – F1’s stickiest situation

Views and thoughts from freelancing at The Checkered Flag so far

For the last couple of months, I have been freelancing at an online motorsport magazine website called theCheckeredFlag.co.uk. It's been one of my goals to write for the site for two years, and when I did impress on my trial article, I had finally achieved that goal, which gave me nothing but motivation to make … Continue reading Views and thoughts from freelancing at The Checkered Flag so far