Old car, new car
Dec02

Old car, new car

At the end of April, the tax on my beloved Beetle ran out and I reluctantly took it off the road. The engine was knackered and it was only doing 150 miles to a tank of petrol. I no longer had an income, so it was sensible to cut costs and I would no longer need to drive 10 miles each way to work three days a week. Running any second car seemed like an extravagance, let alone one that drank petrol in the way mine did. But I always...

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SORN
May12

SORN

At the end of last month, when the tax on my beloved 14 year old, scratched yellow Beetle ran out, we took the decision to apply for a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN). My poor car is now sat on the drive (as far away from the big tree as possible to minimise bird poo) looking a bit sad. I had it cleaned on its last day on the road and there’s still some petrol in the tank so I can start it and back it up and down the...

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Silent Sunday 4.5.14
May04

Silent Sunday 4.5.14

 

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