We’re always being told not to use our mobiles phones at petrol stations; the whole lot could go up in a ball of flame, smoke and human bits and pieces. It seems now, however, that the threat no longer exists as Shell is, according to my latest edition of the Shell Drivers Club Newsletter, to […]
I’ve just uploaded my images from the 2011 Ormskirk MotorFest. The gallery is available to view on the Photography menu.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]