Bowie Behind the Wheel

“I’m the bravest driver, sit by my side I’ll drive you so wild if you sit by my side” —–Rupert the Riley, 1970 Bowie’s Riley car, Rupert, proved not to be as fond of its driver as he was of it. As Bowie explained in an interview with┬áDominic Mohan in 2003: “It was an old […]

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Bowie By Sea

I haven’t seen many pictures or reports of Bowie’s trans-Atlantic and Pacific crossings. It is easy to imagine him dressing for dinner and drinking and smoking into the night in the closest approximation the ship offered of a cabaret, occasionally venturing onto the deck to smoke and look at the sky. His Thin White Duke […]

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