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Modern Classic: How a 26 Year Old BMW Enthusiast is taking over the Car Internet

Michał Fidowicz is fast becoming one of the most recognisable faces in the world of automotive video-journalism. His Instagram page, @candyshowroom, has a dedicated following of over 60,000, with the majority of that growth happening in the last 6 months alone. The videos he produces with his best friend and cameraman, Matt Martin, are quirky, well written, and evoke a sense of nostalgia reminiscent of the "golden era" of Top Gear. Which is hardly a surprise when you realise English is his second language, and he was essentially taught how to speak it by the writings of Richard Porter, and the presenting style of Clarkson, Hammond and May.

With his rapid ascendence and the distinct feeling that things are only just getting started, we caught up with him at Joe Macari's London showroom to find out more about his early years, his fascination with 90’s BMWs, his future plans, and why the FSO Polonez has a special place in his heart. 

Archie Hill interviews Michał Fidowicz for The Apex by Custodian. Recorded and produced by Archie Hill. Transcribed by David Marcus.

Mike, welcome to the podcast, nice to have you on.

Thank you for having me Archie, I really appreciate you having me on for a chat, and what a cool place we are in today. 

Yes, and even cooler because your BMW is in the showroom and it's getting some attention as well.

There's a couple of school kids right now walking about it, having a look. But yes, that's the perks of being pals with the chap who organized this venue for us. I cheekily asked him if I could put my car inside for the video earlier and he said sure, so here we are.

Massive shout out to Joe Macari for letting us come down and film here.

It is also worth saying that this is my local dealership, so for this to happen is really surreal. I remember being a young kid walking past this place and just being absolutely mind blown by some of the stuff they have to show. So this is a full circle moment.

I feel like a lot of people will have seen your content on Instagram, your videos, you've got a big following now, over 60,000.

I am still getting used to appreciating that and understanding it, because most of that 60,000 has come in the last six months. I have been involved in the car media industry for close to a decade now, but having my face on camera is a relatively new thing to me and I am still learning as I go. Over 60,000 is exciting. I will go on a night out in Soho and people come up to me asking for a photo or chat to me. In my opinion, 60,000 is still a relatively small number, I have friends with half a million upwards, so I can only imagine what it's like for them.

It's interesting talking about having worked in the car industry for about 10 years. What were your early years like, did you grow up surrounded by cars?

No, not at all, I was surrounded by cars out of my own choosing. My parents aren't into it, my dad has always had working class cars like Ford Mondeo, Vauxhall Vectra, all that stuff, and I've always liked them, I've always had an interest in cars. I think it's largely down to video games. I played a lot of video games when I was a kid. It's a really accessible form of learning about a culture, but I remember I chose those video games, they weren't randomly gifted to me. I went to the shop with my mum and dragged her with me to get me a copy of Underground 2 or Gran Turismo 4, that type of stuff.

I was going to say Gran Turismo and Need for Speed.

Precisely, those are the two main games.

I think they've shaped an entire generation.

100%, absolutely, Need for Speed largely had a huge impact on my early days in the car media world from when I was 16, because before I got in front of camera talking about random cars, it all started when I went to car shows and I was taking pictures of modified cars at modified car events, and I did that for a large part of five to six years. My business was going to events, covering them, writing about the events for various online publications, largely Speedhunters, they were the first to give me a paid platform to do my job. Before that everything was just done for myself. I had my website, Candyshowroom, there I would sell merchandise, and the business model was, I go to these car shows. I become a regular. I become friendly with people. I take cool photos and I feature people's cars. The audience would enjoy that and because they like the name, the branding, they want to support me, they'll buy a hat or a t-shirt. That's the economy that I was leaning into for a large part of my early days in the media industry.

Credit: Archie Hill

Would you say first and foremost you were a writer and photographer?

Photographer first. The writing thing, I know why I was taking photos. I wouldn't say it's because I was super passionate, I loved it. It was the easiest way to be involved and engaged without having a car. So you go to these car events and you're surrounded by people who have dumped house deposit money into a show car. It's got shiny wheels, they have performance, all sorts of stuff, I could never afford that. The best I could do was buy £1,500 BMWs, some cheap eBay call overs and some OEM wheels, all in I would be about three grand into this car, and it wasn't cool enough or flashy enough to be in the show being displayed, but I could get a camera and I could take some photos. My parents got me my first camera for Christmas when I was 16, because they knew that I wanted to take photos of cars, because I said I want to do that. I think I said I wanted to do that because it was the best way to get involved, best way to make friends. I will take some photos for your car, give me some of your time and attention, let me chat to you, let me see if we can become friends on that basis. You have to remember at the time I was 16, 17, so you are a young man trying to find your way in the world in terms of learning how to talk to people, present yourself, all that sort of stuff.

What would you say were your inspirations growing up in terms of photography or writing, was there anyone whose work you were consuming a lot of that then influenced your own?

It's really odd, there was definitely people, so in the photography world there used to be a page called ILB Drivers Club, their photography was always amazing and I always liked their photos. It wasn't necessarily a style that I liked, but it was a style I appreciated. They got a large following and they built up community around modified cars. Before I ever went to car events, I used to look at their coverage and I think wow, this is amazing, I want to go to these events, I want to be part of that. So I guess they definitely contributed to my interest in cars and getting me out on my feet into car shows. I am not really sure what they do these days, but back when I was late teenager, early twenties, super cool, I used to love their stuff. Then later in life, because I learned photography, naturally I was learning a bit more about it as an art form. I was learning more about the people that do it professionally. One of the people I worked with at Speed Hunters who is a friend of mine, my mate Mark Riccioni, he is an incredible photographer, he works for Top Gear. He's a huge inspiration for photography wires. Alex Penfold, again, absolutely amazing, I think most people have heard of him. His work is stunning. In fact, it's all up around the walls of Joe Macari. To be fair, if I was to start listing everyone, we would be here for 50 minutes. There's a lot of people out there, but early days for sure, Mark Riccioni, anything that I could get my hands on at Speedhunters as well, their photography tends to be really good as well.

When did you make the decision to pivot away from that and get in front of the camera and start doing your video content?

It's all a bit weird. I knew that I wanted to, while doing the photography I was writing a lot, I made an Instagram page called Mildly Interesting Cars of London, and I ran that with a couple of my friends, and naturally the more of a following you get that, because the people that follow that account followed purely for the captions, really. Me and my mate Ghaleb who wrote the captions with me, we would bank out the caption limit on Instagram with every post, and with more people following, we would get more engagement and more conversations about us. People would come to that page to read the captions, and through that, you would get engaged a lot more in the craft of writing. I was really enjoying writing. I wouldn't say I read a lot, which is odd, most people that write and love writing, they read a lot as well. I didn't really read much, but I did, obviously there's a huge respect for people who can do it well and who can engage, something I have huge respect for is script writing. For example, Rich Porter, who scripted most of the kind of golden years of Top Gear, what he did was amazing, I have huge respect for that and that's something that I've always enjoyed the thought of doing.

Fast forward to December 2023, so not long ago, and I got an email from a marketing PR firm that was doing some marketing work for Renault. They said hey, we need you to make some reels for us, we will pay you, would you be interested? At that point I had 3,500 posts on Instagram of just photos, my face isn't on there, and I'm thinking, A, why have you come to me, and B, how did you find me? I have a sneaky suspicion, maybe somebody I know either suggested me, recommended me, or maybe they even knew of me from the PR company. They thought maybe this guy could be all right. I said to the company, I will be honest, guys, out of my comfort zone, I've never been on camera, I don't know how it works. I can take some photos for you. They said no, we want you to make a reel, we want to make a video, talk about the car. In the end that specific project got cancelled by Renault, they never went ahead with it, but I spoke to some other friends in the industry and they said Mike, you could A, be good at this, B, it's an opportunity to make money, and C, you could make something of yourself, so I thought I'd give it a go. My best mate, my cameraman, he is called Matthew Martin, love that guy like a brother, took him with me to Paris.

We went to Place Vauban, which is an incredible weekly car meet that happens every Sunday in the centre of Paris, and we just ran around blindly with him pointing the phone at me with some really cheap £20 Amazon basic mics. The video did really well, far better than I thought it would have. I was expecting maybe 10 to 20,000 views, and it got over half a million. People clearly enjoy the energy, they enjoyed the editing. I've got a background in editing as well. I've always had my fingers on media somehow. I knew how to do that, I knew how to make a product, I just didn't know how to present it. I took all my knowledge from making products. I took my recommendation of games from the camera, and we chucked it into the video and it worked. The next video was a video about Grenadier Ineos. My friend just said to me, do you want to drive on camera? Sweet, sure, again that video did really well and then it snowballed. Now we are here and you have given me some of your time, and I have only been doing it for seven months, so I don't have the years of experience like the majority of your guests so it's interesting to be in this position.

Your presenting style is very unique down to the fashion, I know you put a lot of effort into writing the scripts beforehand as well, is that how you see yourself in terms of the presenting?

I've got a lot of interest outside of cars. I really enjoy fashion and food. It's quite basic things, when you go on a dating app and the girl says do you like music? Well of course I like music, everyone likes music, it's a basic human function to enjoy music. I really like clothes because I like the branding and the imagery attached to them more so than just a materialistic badge. Anything can have a badge and be expensive, but the heritage, the marketing around it and the imagery they represent, is something I'm really interested in. That is largely why I like BMW, because they nailed that, they did a real good job of marketing themselves in the late 80s, throughout the 90s and into the early 2000s. That's why I like clothes. I do understand what I'm doing in terms of making sure I look presentable and making sure I come across a certain way. It's a part of me but it's also something I've chosen to do. It's natural but I know I'm doing it so I'm going to choose to lean into it because people seem to like it, and I'm happy doing it because part of me.

The cars as well I think is a part of you in terms of the cars that you review, it's quite an eclectic mix, is that very much you saying I want to do a review on that car.

It's because I like them for starters. Cars is again, let's use the music analogy, there are a million genres of music out there, the same with cars. You have cars like here, you have cars that do everyday functions designed for economy and efficiency and that sort of stuff, so many different genres of cars. I like cars for the people. I like cars that tell a cool story. Cars that are social commentary. A great example would be a Mini, especially in London. Great example of social commentary, it's part of the 60s. If you think of the 60s in London, you think of a classic Mini. You could say the same about an E-type Jaguar. I like cars that are accessible, but equally they can add to a story, they can add to a landscape or represent it again.

And your personal taste in cars is very much 90s BMWs.

I think as a rule of thumb, anyone who likes 90s BMWs grows up one day and aspires to own a Porsche. I would like a Porsche, who wouldn't, everyone wants a Porsche. That's why Porsches are boring, which is why we're not going to talk about them. Let's talk about BMWs. I have had not too many, six, maybe seven 90s BMWs now.

That is quite a lot.

In a row. I have had a lot of them largely because they break and they just go to the scrap yard, but that's because I was a kid who would lower the car an inch off the floor, wonky wheels. I would put all the money into cheap Evo coil overs, so I wouldn't service it and it would just blow up. It would be an absolute miserable heap of junk to drive. I have got some great videos on my phone and voice notes from my early days where I'm just basically crying about how terrible these cars are to drive, but I love them. Now because I've grown out of the idea of slamming my car against the floor, I prefer a nice, clean classic, still a little bit lowered, spaced out, a genuine, nice road car, which is why I think that seven series that I have. That seven series is probably for me personally, peak BMW in terms of visuals, efficiency, robustness, image, design language, and feel, they just feel really well put together because they are. I have had most 90s BMWs, never an M car, I love to try an M car, but I think an M car as a whole is a slightly different topic, they're designed to be used every day but they're five or six times the price of a non-M product usually, especially from the 90s. They never made an M7, I don't think it would have been a very good car anyway. I like the 728, I like 90s BMWs because they're good cars.

Credit: Archie Hill

Was there something that put you on to BMWs or have you just grown up around them?

I have absolutely no idea. I used to read the Stanceworks forum when I was a teenager and there was a guy rebuilding an E36 M3, a white one, saloon, and I just thought it was the coolest car in the world. I've always wanted an E36, an M3 specifically, and I could never get insured on even a 316. That's why I bought E46s instead, because I could get insured on those, so I had three of them. Obviously it's tricky to own an old car in London now, so I've just never been able to try an E36. I can always get insured on an E38 though. Bizarrely they were quite cheap to get insured on, because most young blokes who wanted a BMW bought a 3 Series and then crashed it, which is what I did, but a 7 Series is relatively easy to get your hands on, much cheaper, and it's big, it's nice, it's comfortable, as you know.

I can attest to the comfort for sure. We don't want to talk too much about Porsches, but when I was growing up, I remember watching the Gumball 3000 videos, with the Mischief crew, and they had a BMW on that as well. I just remember the impression that had on me while I was in a 996, seeing Rob Lohmann in that GT2.

So cool, and obviously similar kind of vein, Need for Speed Most Wanted, linking back to what we were talking about earlier, on the cover was an E46 GTR. There you go, it was a hero car, an M3, not just any M3, a GTR, and that's awesome. I think it's really tricky as a young lad. Another thing worth mentioning as well, the marketing doesn't make it seem like so, but a BMW in the 90s is a working class car. The E46 320d was the first car to outsell the Mondeo in that market when it was launched, brand new. It was always the Mondeo, Vectra, that type of stuff. Britain is famous for its roots in Fords and Vauxhalls, of course. It was the E46 that first pitted those cars. The 320D outsold the Mondeo, the first one to do it. I think that's a nice cultural pillar to show that actually, the majority of people in the UK which is a relatively prosperous country, you guys can now afford a BMW. I liked it for the fact that you can obtain it as a working class person, but equally it is still seen as a luxury item, which is a bit odd. No other car has really managed to do that.

Interesting, what do you make of modern BMWs then, what's the position there?

I'm pretty jammy because of what I do now. I've got to try most of them, including the i7, and naturally by having my 7 Series, I have a huge affiliation with the 7 Series, I love all of them, all the way up to the i7. I actually think that's a brilliant car. Visually they dropped the ball a bit. You don't need me to remind you that the M3 and 4 were ugly and they still are. But again, like we said downstairs with the other cars, it's quite subjective. What do I think of them as a product? Brilliant. Bloody expensive now though, so maybe not the working class vehicle the E46 was. It's a good product, loads of options for individualism, through different specs, the individual scheme, or your service, so you can really get what you want in a package that is perfect and usable, which will be in loads of gray out there. For the most part, very reliable, and we'll see if the modern ones are, but they offer you a product that you can just jump in, not worry about. It's not too fragile, it's blisteringly quick, and it's a nice interior, which is again something I really like in the BMWs, the interiors have always been good in them, apart from the E36, junk interior, but the others were brilliant.

Going back to your own content a little bit, obviously it has been a pretty short space of time from when you started to where you are now, what do you make of all the growth and success that you've had in that short period of time?

So much fun, obviously. Really exciting. I have got a prosperous hobby full of incredible individuals like you guys, and it's so much fun. I've been living and breathing the car community in the car world for a decade now. Before I go on camera, writing about it, taking photos of it, attending every event under the sun. So for now, for it all to be start kicking off, it is sweet. So on one hand, it's only been a short period of time, but on the other hand …

... it's all the foundations that have been laid for 10 years.

A lot of the people I'm working with now, I've known for ages. I just work with them in a different capacity. I love it, it's amazing. Also I get quite a lot of really good comments. I've got a lot of friends who do what I do as well. Naturally, when you get on camera, you start meeting people in the same industry as you. That goes for anything, photography, working in an office. You go for a pint with your mates at work, that's what you do, the same happens in the content creation, video journalism world. I think people that come to my videos, they're the best lot.

I've seen the engagement, it's through the roof.

People seem to care. I think that's largely down to the fact that I'm talking about cars that are quirky and relatable. Anyone can go and talk about this is a PTS spec thing parked in this corner of London, I like it but I don't really care that much about it. I want to talk about the Verso or that seven series.

That makes no sense. What do you see as the future plans for you then, are you continue on with the video content, is there anything else that you want to dabble in or any directions you want to take with it?

Top gear.

They come along and they say Mike, we want you to be the next presenter, what are you saying?

In my wildest dreams, of course. But that's not going to happen, and if it does, what a story that will be. I think I've become almost too comfortable just jumping in front of a camera. I feel very comfortable to just do it.

That's good.

Which is great. What's the long-term plan with that? God knows. I'd love to be hired by someone who needs a storyteller and a general personality, because I consider the way I live my life with my best mate Matt and my closest friends, we do just have a good time. I think people like that as well. Aside from Candy, my personal Instagram seems to be growing quite quickly as well, and people just seem to be engaged at what is going on. So if there's a company out there that might want someone to chat for them and represent something, a certain lifestyle, I think I could be quite a good fit. And obviously every kid in the world has ever wanted to work on Top Gear, so I think it's a dream for everyone, right?

I think I've seen every single episode since 2002. I remember watching on Dave on repeat.

Me too. Something worth touching on as well. A lot of people comment saying they can see a very strong resemblance to my work with some of the earlier stuff. Naturally, because it's what I grew up on, and English is my second language. I was taught how to speak English by, this is pre free view days, you have four channels, maybe five if your antennae reached the fifth, one of them was BBC two, and the show you would watch as a kid as a non English speaker was Top Gear and CBBC. So I was learning how to speak English, I was taught how to speak English sorry by the writings of Richard Porter, the presenting of the three dudes, and Basil Brush, they basically taught me how to speak English, which is kind of a weird thing to think of.

Explains a lot.

Naturally with my interests, the things I consumed as a kid, as a teenager, and still today, me and Matt sit on the sofa, I don't even put the stuff on, Matt puts it on. I'd be sat down, just finished making my dinner, he would be oh, check out this Top Gear episode I found. We would be rewatching for the seventh time, episode 8 of season 10 or something, it would be brilliant and we would love it, just as good as the first time. Very spoiled to have that, that show is an incredible cultural landmark. In 100 years time it will be studied in creative schools around the globe, how they did it.

Top Gear, BBC, if you're watching.

You can't say that, that's like saying oh, what's like your dream? Oh, winning the lottery. Obviously, everyone's dream is to win the lottery. You have to have pretty big ego and be a bit of a narcissist to assume you can just get that job, which I definitely do not have, right guys? I can't deny the fact that the videos do just get loads of comments saying, get this guy on TV. I almost start to believe in myself now, which is a bit odd.

It snowballs.

Yes it does. It's great fun to believe though, which is largely why I like cars like the BMW, it makes you feel like you are really someone. I own a BMW. I have spent £2,500 buying this thing, which is a really low price for a car, but I am still sat in it. I could get really deep into this conversation, it almost taps into my inner Eastern European mentality of having to graft and have to have something to show for yourself for that graft. There are infinite layers of socioeconomic topics that you can attach to cars, attached to why I think I could get on Top Gear, but I don't want to admit it to anyone, and why we are all here.

The symbol that car represents to you.

Bloody hell yes, I guess. I often say to my friends that I might replace it with something, I'm not going to do that, probably not. That car is a good metaphor for who I am, and largely thanks to it, friends I'm friends with today. I just went off on a tangent there, off topic from your question, but just some inner ramblings.

What else would you potentially add to the garage then that is in keeping with that theme, is there anything else that has the same?

Archie, mark my words, give me a couple years, there will be a 996 Turbo parked next to an FSO Polonez. I will throw the picture onto the internet of me standing next to my turbo and my Polonez and it will be like the big bang all over again. The world will implode, that will be the end of the space I'm continuing forever. That's it, that's all she wrote, that's the end of humanity because the big science experiment is complete. When the FSO Polonez and the 996 turbo parked next to each other, on a yacht. You see the guy who put a Bugatti Veyron on a yacht, I am going to put an FSO Polonez on a yacht.

Hang on, for those who don't know what an FSO Polonez is, I'll put a photo up on the edit.

She's beautiful, isn't she?

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Why, what is it about?

When I first migrated to the UK, it wasn't that popular to be Polish, because I moved over in 2005, mass immigration, everyone who moved to the UK from Eastern Europe was Polish and they were a builder, so by default at school, I was a builder, and for some reason that wasn't a very trendy thing to be, and I had a funny accent, so by default, you're not a very cool kid. The FSO Polonez was a car built by the Poles for the Poles. My grandad had one, my dad had one. In fact, they both had many because it was so terrible, they broke down. It was cheaper to buy a new one than to fix it. It's such a piece of shit car, I just have to have it, because I think it's the embodiment of my quirky, interesting cars, and my background, my Polishness.

That's what I love about cars as well, is the fact that you're literally choosing your car, they mean so much, not just from what the car is, but what they mean to you.

Most people just want to get Porsche, so they can post pictures of it on the internet, right? I want to have an FSO Polonez so I can break down on the way to Sunday Scramble. That's the dream. I knew I've made it because my 996 Turbo is at home and I've chosen to break down my Polonez on the M40. All the lorries whizzing past, I'm just there in the cold. It will be the January one as well. It will be beautiful though, I can't wait. It will happen, I'll send you a picture, I can't wait.

Why the 996 Turbo?

Because it's cool, it's a mark of success having a Porsche 911, that's probably why most people want one. Porsche have really figured out their marketing. It goes back to our saying about imagery, being paid to free marketing and free cars. Porsche paint the image of success and the image of achieving something. And again, something really odd, when I first moved to the UK, we still consumed some Polish media at home. My dad would get streaming services or whatever. He got this Polish TV show called Londoners, and it was a TV show that was quite popular in Poland in the early 2000s, about a bunch of Poles that immigrated to London. Immigration was so popular back then, to England, to London specifically, that they made TV shows about it back at home. There was one character in that TV show who made it, and he was a banker and he had a black 997. His life was miserable, that was the whole plot of the thing. He was one of the characters. It was a TV show that followed, it was a soap drama, it followed the stories of ten fictional Poles who moved to London. He was one of them and he made it. He had a 997, a black one, and he was so depressed and miserable. I want to experience that. I want to have a 997 and say, I did it. Then after that I will probably sell it. I don't actually want a Porsche, I just want to say I had one. It is true though, I want a Polonez, and that, and the seven series down there, there you go. You don't need a lot to happiness.

To end on I was going to ask you some quick-fire questions. Favourite car you've reviewed?

Alfa GTV6. Also, you say reviewed. People review cars, and they make TikToks about them for a minute, that's not a review, you're not reviewing a car. A minute, three minutes, which is what I do, is not enough time to review a car. Maybe a preview, maybe I'm showing, maybe I'm talking about a quirk of the car. To really review a car, you need half hour, or 10 minutes to half hour to really sit down with your viewer and tell them look, this is what you are going to get with this car. I don't really do that. Talking about a car for a minute or a minute and a half, again, it's not a review, it's a preview. There's nothing wrong with that, I do it, I think some of the minute long videos are brilliant. I just have a gripe with calling it a review because it isn't. So what is my favourite car I've driven and made a video on? GTV6 for sure, amazing car.


God, there's so much. It's so sexy, you drive that car around London. I have never been loved more than in the Alpha. People love it, and I've been in all sorts of flashy stuff now. Nothing gets as much love as that Alfa. Also the guy who owns it, Sam Miller, probably one of the nicest human beings the world has ever been graced with. That helps. I feel like the car is only as cool and as interesting as the person who owns it. That's super important to remember. Sam is a cool guy, so by default the Alfa is infinitely cooler. I feel like Sam driving about in it, and people love Sam, so I was loved, there you go.

I wrote this question before your own car has appeared in the showroom, so I feel like the answer might be a bit, you can leave Joe Macari with one car, what are you taking?

Right now?

Ignoring your, I am going to ban your BMW.

Probably a Ferrari of some sort. There's a silver, I think it's a 550 in the corner back there.

Yes, beautiful.

Gated manual from memory. Silver, grey interior, very understated. and I like things that are understated, so I think it might be that. Obviously there's many more expensive cars. Financially I'd probably have the Veyron or one of the race cars, but I'm not an intelligent man financially, so it will be the 550.

Well they're going up in value the 550s.

It's parked next to a Chiron, so there you go.

I feel like you already answered this one as well, but dream three car garage.

Polonez, 728 and a 996 turbo, maybe an M car. Maybe eventually I will get bored of that and replace it with an E39 M5 or an E34 M5, because realistically, I'm still a BMW nerd, the dream as a kid was to have an E36 M3. I think they are really cool but I think the M5 is cooler. The older I get the more I prefer an M5. So maybe that, if I had to be picky. But the 7 is great, it's more comfier than an M5.

I think that's pretty much it. Are there any other questions that you wish I asked you?

Thanks for having me on mate. Why did you have me on, that's a great question.

No, it's not a question, it's pretty obvious.

So many more interesting people out there to chat to, and you want to chat to me about my Polonez wet dream.

Where can people follow you, find you on socials and all that?

On Instagram, @candyshowroom. Also TikTok as well. I'd rather you watch the videos on TikTok than Instagram so I can get paid, because TikTok pays me £10 for a million views, something miserable like that. But yes, if you want to watch the videos, TikTok is the best place to find them, but Instagram is much easier to use. So I don't know, but I don't get paid on Instagram. @candyshowroom and my personal @Fidowicz. Come check out my life and see what I get up to. You might like it, it might be fun. And then you get to see the Polonez one day, and that would be a great moment.

Thank you so much for tuning in. You can find out more about Custodian as well at and you can follow us on Instagram as well at Thank you very much for listening. Thank you Mike so much for coming on and for your time.

Thank you for your time, I feel flattered.

It's been a lot of fun.

Yes, it was good to catch up with you, Archie.

You too, mate.

Amazing. Bye, take care, see you.

The Apex Team

The Apex Team

The Apex Editorial Team @Custodian: Archie Hill - Interviewer & Editor, Archie Hill Jeremy Hindle Charles Clegg - Editors, Archie Hill - Production, David Marcus - Transcription.