Cars

The best repair

Guys, I am taking to my blog just to say how over the moon I am with my latest car repair. I feel people are always very quick to scream and shout when something bad happens or you’re displeased with the work someone does, but people rarely ever sing praise when it’s needed. As part …

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The engine light

  My son is so irresponsible sometimes, I swear! Does anyone else find this with teenagers? They’re always all well and good to act all mature but as soon as they actually need to use the mature part of their brain, the whole persona crumbles. My son recently bought himself his first car. I had …

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‘Braking’ the rules

It’s tough being a parent sometimes. You raise these people and then eventually they get to a certain age and they just don’t need you anymore. My son is twenty-one now and he’s working full-time and has his license. He hasn’t bought his own car just yet but that’s partly our influence as we have …

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Will’s Inheritance

I’d just been told that my father was a vampire. It was a lot to take in, so I stumbled back, taking a seat in the auto shop. The owner, who I now realised must be a vampire too, came and sat beside me. “You seriously didn’t see this coming?” the man said. “The lack …

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Fourth Wheeling

This morning I woke up and got ready for the day ahead. It was going to be a big one, as I had an appointment at the local mechanic, followed by a big date at my favourite restaurant. I put on my best jeans, hopped into my four-wheel drive and began my adventure of the …

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That Old Chestnut

Cars: can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. I mean, you can live without them, obviously. It’s not like they’re part of our breathing apparatus or anything. In fact, there’s a good argument that we’d breathe easier without cars and their noxious fumes, not to mention their cortisol spike-inducing running costs. In all likelihood, …

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