Peter Dannock @peterdannock

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🍓 4 Strawberries
🥃 4 Whiskeys
🍫 6 Chocolate Bars
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The best way to clean your car
The best way to clean your car

I am particular about how I clean my car. I won't take it anywhere near an automated car wash, and by cleaning my car a specific way by hand, I prevent the swirling scratch marks you see in the paintwork. 
Here's how I do it:I always wash the wheels first. With...
2021-02-28 07:56:38

Slow in, fast out
Slow in, fast out

Driving a car fast around any race track takes a little practice, and there are some basic techniques you should keep in mind.
Maintaining car balance is the main principle of fast driving and smooth cornering. Progressive inputs to the brakes, steering and accelerator are required to keep the car balanced...
2021-02-26 10:25:04

The winner is Brisbane

I recall the excitement in September 1993 when Juan Antonio Samaranch, the IOC president, announced "the winner is Sydney" to confirm that Sydney had won the right to host the 2000 Olympic Games. In doing so, Sydney beat four other cities, including Bejing, Manchester, Berlin and Istanbul. 
This bidding process adopted...
2021-02-25 05:33:22

Failure is not an option

It's been over twenty-five years since Ron Howard's film, Apollo 13, was released, and more than fifty years since the aborted Apollo 13 mission. The movie is one of my favourites, as I loved how the ground crew's commitment and determination were portrayed in the film, even though you know...
2021-02-24 09:30:43

Motor racing is dangerous
Motor racing is dangerous

A remastered film of the 1963 Le Mans 24 hour race showed up on my social media today. Those were the days when the drivers would start the race by running across the track before jumping in their cars and driving off.

Two Italians won the race in a Ferrari 250P,...
2021-02-23 09:28:23

Honesty

Honesty may be the best policy, but it is also a character trait of integrity and truthfulness. With honesty, there are no telling fibs.

My two daughters are the most honest people I know. I have never known them to lie to their mother or me, ever. It sounds hard to...
2021-02-22 10:45:34

It won't hurt a bit

Starting tomorrow, the first of the COVID-19 vaccines will roll out for the Australian population. The first phase of the rollout will include our health care and hotel quarantine workers and vulnerable people in aged care and disability. That's an excellent place to start.

I was intrigued to hear the government's...
2021-02-21 07:32:17

The pastry chef

It is not easy having a pastry chef in the house when you are trying to stick to a healthy diet and lose a little weight, as the pastry chef regularly brings home beautiful pastries to eat.

It is challenging for me to say no when there is an array of...
2021-02-20 06:56:00

The Great Race
The Great Race

"Race on Sunday, sell on Monday" was the marketing catchcry for the car manufacturers, a justification for the pile of money they spent over the years on Touring Car racing. Touring Car racing is a class of motorsport that is based on a modified road-going car. Most cars would come...
2021-02-19 10:29:38