My first car looked just like this one. The same make, model and colour. Although I had leather seats and not those cool tartan ones. A welch plug blew after about 4 weeks, which meant an expensive repair job for a 20c part. The passenger side door frame leaked so that when it rained you would get soaked (we kept a towel in the car for this reason). About 200m away from my house in the morning the car would try to stall, but some tricky clutch work would stop it from happening. After a while this became second nature. I learnt a lot aboutRead More →

On our way to lunch today we spotted an accident at a busy intersection. The drivers of both cars looked quite dazed – it was a tail-ender where one car had stopped and the one behind had not. Both cars were extensively damaged so it must have been a hard knock. The police were there and both (male) drivers were walking around so we went on to get our sandwiches. On the way back, there were two fire engines and an ambulance – turns out there was a person in the passenger seat of the second car and she was badly hurt. They were usingRead More →