The car saga continues
Jul09

The car saga continues

Regular readers may remember that I spent about a month without my car in January this year. It’s a VERY long story, but the ‘highlights’ go something like this: 21st November – son gets hit in a ‘no fault’ accident. Driver admits liability at the scene. Damage looks minimal 7th January – Mini goes into garage for repair, damage turns out to be a lot more extensive than I’d first...

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The car finally gets sorted
Mar04

The car finally gets sorted

Regular reader to my blog, and followers of my moans on Twitter, will know that I’ve been having car issues for a while. Three months to be precise. I won’t bore you with ALL the detail, but in a nutshell… My son passed his driving test at the start of October, after only three months of lessons. He was enjoying driving and I was enjoying having another driver in the house to take some of the pressure off me. At the...

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The car insurance goes through the roof
Nov27

The car insurance goes through the roof

If you read my post yesterday, you will know just how much I’ve loved having a teenage son who is able to drive. It has taken a lot of pressure off me. But I didn’t ever want him to drive to school. There is a reason why I have a car and that’s because I need it myself. I need it for various things, but particularly for driving my younger son to school. If I don’t have my car, I can’t drive my younger son...

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