This year I had the great pleasure of being asked to photograph the images for the 2015 "Milestones" Calendar in the Isle of Man for the beautiful and athletic Miss Rachael Clegg. Rachael - daughter and granddaughter of TT racers Noel and Tom Clegg - wanted to produce a TT calendar series that paid visual homage to the TT’s 106-year history, but with an interesting visual spin on the tales.
She researched dozens of quirky TT stories, which, in turn inspired the shots and then raced around the course, not on a motorbike, but naked, at various locations on the circuit with her patient photographer, Ian Parry - and all at 4 am in the morning.
Since its debut two years ago, Milestones calendar has become something of a cult calendar. Milestones 2014 sold out in no-time and 2015’s is now here. After all, who needs Pirelli professionals when you’ve got a budget blonde from Rochdale, the most exciting road racing circuit in the world and and a seam of historical TT anecdotes to explore.