Well, this week began really well for me. I fell off a ladder. Actually, not so much ‘off’ a ladder as ‘on’ a ladder. Leaves – gutter – gutter – leaves. That’s what it was all about. I mean, it’s that time of the year, isn’t it? I had cleared our high gutters and then began on the lower ones. This in part meant putting up the ladder on a slimy, slippery, wooden deck area.
Doug Nye: Remembering Goodwood's original towering vantage points
Doug Nye began writing about racing cars at ‘Motor Racing’ magazine in 1963-64. Today he is a multiple award-winning motor sports journalist and author of over 50 years’ experience, with some 70 books to his name. He is Goodwood Motorsport’s founding Historian and consultant and fulfils similar roles for Bonhams Auctioneers and the Collier Collection/Revs Institute in Naples, FL, USA. He is a member of the National Motor Museum Advisory Council at Beaulieu, Hants, and is a regular columnist for ‘Motor Sport’ magazine, while contributing to many other specialist periodicals worldwide.