New Vauxhall Corsa a week away

My faithful old Skoda blew it’s head gasket a few weeks ago and with it came a potential bill for about £400 worth of cylinder head skim. Coupled to the fact that it needed a new pair of front disks and front tyres (though in fairness these were routine maintenance issues) and a new tax […]

Vodafone SatNav fails on Nokia E71

I’ve banged on before about how I love my Nokia E71, even though I was anti-Nokia in the past. Well I thought it was time to see if the Sat Nav facility of my new phone would serve as a replacement for my ageing Tom Tom One.

Insiginia – claustrophobic

I’m not a big guy, OK, maybe around the waist, but I am just your average six footer. How disappointed was I, when I attended this evenings launch of the brand new Vauxhall Insignia, to find that I struggled to get in and out without hitting my head on the door frame? Very. Don’t get […]

The Mini is back, long live the Mini!!!

Wood & Pickett (W&P), Mini parts and restoration specialists and one-time producer of special edition Minis, is to produce 50 new Minis. Well, old Minis to be exact – new old Minis. You know what I mean. According to this week’s Classic Car Weekly newspaper, W&P are to produce 50 new high-specification classic Minis to […]