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On the Ball

No, this is nothing to do with a TV footie programme. DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency) are on the ball and paperwork regarding cars old and new are flying through the mail. Yesterday I got my new owners registration … Continue reading

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Just tyred

It’s another miserable day today but we needed to replenish our OTC cold remedies so a field trip was in order. We picked our moment and it wasn’t raining too hard as we backed out of the drive. However, we … Continue reading

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Moving Forward is usually best

I may have mentioned in past posts that black BMWs and I don’t see eye to eye as a rule. Harriet, my little red 1988 Yugo 55a was a gem of a car. She would take them on from a … Continue reading

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Coming home: Our Wedding, part three

Oh boy. Apparently a train porter had been attacked and killed, and the entire public transport system came out on strike. We had a problem. I mean, a serious series of problems, the biggest of which was our tickets had … Continue reading

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A little perk

Part of the package buying our new car last September in addition to annual ‘visible checks’ was a six month ‘running in’ health check which would take about half an hour. I booked an appointment last week for 1.30 this … Continue reading

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Award of the ‘Hup’

Take Two Dogs             One Hyundai Getz vehicle.     and Three adults (large) Whenever we go out with our friend to the quarry to walk the dogs, we always go in his car. It’s not that we don’t want to … Continue reading

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Testing…. one, two, three

Today is a mix of pass and fail. Whilst I am not a fan of Barry Humphries in any of his personas, my first pair of glasses way back in the 70s were pretty similar to Dame Edna’s, except I … Continue reading

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Money Trap

It had been another cold night, but Tommy had been lucky in finding a way into a derelict building so at least he had been able to get under cover and there had been sufficient materials lying around to protect … Continue reading

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Half time………….

This post marks my Half millenium. Would you believe it?! I had hoped to write something special or witty, but inspiration seems to be avoiding me. As is our signal to the boat, hence me sitting in the laundry where … Continue reading

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An expensive bouquet

We picked the new car up yesterday, and I noticed I do have a rather interesting gizmo I didn’t know I’d have. It’s a fuel consumption display. Hubby describes me as feather footed when I drive. How else could I … Continue reading

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