Beyond the Zone: Formula 1 and Writing

Beyond the Zone: God and The Spiritual Journey


Have just written the first line in a brand new book ‘In The Zone and Beyond…’

“Rough petrol-head meets arty farty, airey-fairey creative writing type”

My idea of heaven is sitting in the hot New Zealand sun (in summer at least) writing about Formula 1 (the far better days of old) and writing…and thoughts on God (and “the spiritual journey”), of course!

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”



“I want to write with a sense of wild abandonment ‘power-sliding through life’”

gil_vill“I want to write the way Gilles Villeneuve drove and power-slid his blood-red Formula One Ferrari… with wild enthusiasm and a sense of abandonment, combined with the artists craft of a Stirling Moss, a Jim Clark, and especially that of the great Ayrton Senna, living on the razor-blade edge of life.”



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