Camden Town, London, summer 1988. World famous for its lack of parking spaces and an abundance of yellow-peril traffic wardens (remember them?), this area was the unlikely venue for our mission to create an all-new motoring magazine with an alternative look, feel and attitude.
Our ‘corporate home’ close to Mornington Crescent tube station comprised three crumbling buildings: a grotty pub (in the mistaken belief it might aid creativity), an even grottier traditional office (which we shared with the heavy-metal mag Kerrang!) and a cheap-as-chopsticks Chinese cafe (our unofficial staff canteen). Smoking was legally permissible in all three establishments and that hugely pleased the Kerrang! crowd.

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