Weekends

Weekends: Porsche Tour Canada 150

The task at hand was simple really. Spend four days on the road driving a 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S from Quebec City to Charlottetown, P.E.I. with six influential Porsche owners and two professional race car ...
The City of Moscow

A Mission To Moscow

An excerpt from the book A Driven Mind by Garry Sowerby The burly policeman swaggered past me, opened the door and slid in behind the wheel. He grabbed the gearshift and wrapped his other calloused mitt arou...

Weekends: The Romance of Maserati

First published February, 2017 There is something intensely erotic about that sound. I catch my breath every time I hear it. It is wild and forceful, yet equally smooth and articulate. My only choice is to d...
Kuwait City

It’s Baghdad or Bust!

An excerpt from the book A Driven Mind by Garry Sowerby In 1984 Kuwait was the wealthiest country in the world per capita. Its port was the most efficient on the Persian Gulf, busy with tankers shipping out ...
Iron Curtain Heebie-Jeebies

Iron Curtain Heebie-Jeebies

An excerpt from the book A Driven Mind by Garry Sowerby A damp November wind howled as we zeroed in on the border post. This would be a tough one. After all, in 1980, tension at any frontier of the Deutsche ...
1964 Volvo 1800S

Restoring a Classic 1964 Volvo 1800S

A car-guy buddy was telling me that he sees an old red Volvo 1800S when he walks his dog every night in a Victoria neighbourhood. I first saw the car, or a picture of it, when shown a Google Maps page on an iPa...
2018 Jaguar F-TYPE SVR Coupe

Weekends: The Jaguar SVR and The Duffey

Ahhh, summer months. We all have the memories: racing in from the yard for a glass of lemonade and ice, that cracking sound as the cubes expand. You’d have a quick sip, then run back out again, grab that Super ...