How To Do The Belgium F1 at Spa-Francorchamps

Originally posted on Wonderful Things:

I’ve recently come back from an awesome trip to the Belgium F1 and thought I’d share some pointers for people thinking of going. If like me your a lifelong watcher and first time race-goer, it can be a confusing business. What I would say is this, if you’ve never been before GO; it was one of the best experiences of my life!
Kimi Raikkonen on the Kemmel Straight

Kimi Raikkonen on the Kemmel Straight

Getting your F1 ticket

A quick Google search gives you tons of places to buy your tickets from, with prices ranging from £110 to £150 for general admission depending on where you go. We bought our tickets from the weirdly named Gootickets, as they were the cheapest. Pick-up was easy, they have a building in Francorchamps that’s only 5 minutes walk from the track entrance nearest the pit entrance and F1 village. You need ID for the person who picks up…

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The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

The Eye

TRUE! –nervous –very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses –not destroyed –not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. How, then, am I mad? Hearken! and observe how healthily –how calmly I can tell you the whole story.

It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain; but once conceived, it haunted me day and night. Object there was none. Passion there was none. I loved the old man. He had never wronged me. He had never given me insult. For his gold I had no desire. I think it was his eye! yes, it was this! He had the eye of a vulture –a pale blue eye, with a film over it. Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold; and so by degrees –very gradually –I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself of the eye forever.