Here is a picture of the HMS Rodney. Her, and HMS Nelson, are my least favourite of the British Capital ships — I just don't like the design, with all three turrets in front of the bridge. And, in case you were wondering, my favourite of the British Capital ships was HMS Renown (she was thee fastest battleship in the… » 12/12/14 10:18am 12/12/14 10:18am

That was my takeaway, too. He's not using the brakes, or even the gearing, to the maximum potential based on what I can tell (and to be fair, I've never driven Gingerman, or any of the cars in the comparo). But he is "underdriving" all of them equally so it is likely a moot point. I also wasn't too impressed with the… » 12/08/14 10:56am 12/08/14 10:56am

I feel the same way. I listened to Morningside with Peter Gzowksi all through school, and then transitioned to Shealgh Rogers, and finally Jian. Jian was my favourite by far because he and I are similar in age. Now I feel like my generation has lost the opportunity to speak to Canadians in that ever so important CBC… » 11/26/14 12:04pm 11/26/14 12:04pm

I will admit to being a BMW fanboi — and I used to be an M-snob, too. But then we acquired a 2000 323i to our stable, and damn if that isn't one of my favourite cars of all time. It stacks up nicely against both my E36 M3 and my E46 M3 in terms of real-world driving enjoyment. It isn't as fun on the track or to autox,… » 11/25/14 3:21pm 11/25/14 3:21pm

One never knows who one's guardian angels will be after a divorce. Sometimes it will be the best friend you've always had. Other times it will be a near-stranger who does something for you that saves your life or sanity. If you are lucky, that person will become a friend for life. » 11/25/14 10:26am 11/25/14 10:26am