I was checking out a few things on the internet archive and found an article from my site from before 2000 that does not seem to have made it to the current version, so I thought I would re-post it. The sad thing is, I haven’t been back on a bike full time since the incident described below. I am a born again rider – one of the latest “groupings” in serious growth. This refers to people that rode a motorbike in their youth, gave it up for cars, marriage, job, children, etc. and then Read more […]

Car for my eldest

Just drove a nearly new Golf home for my very lucky eldest daughter. She has tried many cars but has been learning in a Golf and it seemed a more practical and longer term proposition than some of the more popular first car choices (such as Fiat 500, Citroen C1) which would not have been ideal for us to drive either. I had a Volvo XC90 that we had hung on to for far too long especially in light of the slump in the popularity of 4×4s. It has had little use since I took on a company car back Read more […]