Category Archives: Cars

The Carding Shed…….cafe extraordinaire!

Today I was taken to what is the most unusual cafe that I think I have ever been in. Tucked away down a dirt track in the little hamlet of Hepworth a few miles outside of Huddersfield and close to … Continue reading

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Excellent customer service…….well done J Sainsbury, RAC and Kwik Fit (all in Huddersfield)

Last night I noticed the warning light in my car indicating low tyre pressure, so this morning I drove to Sainsburys petrol station to fill up with air. Unfortunately, the section with the air pump was cordoned off so I … Continue reading

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First TansPennine Express……upon pain of death!

  Yesterday I was scheduled to run a development workshop for a department at the University of York. Knowing full well that parking is a nightmare in the city I decided to do my “green bit” and go by train. … Continue reading

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I have bought a Bugatti………………

As any “petrol head” will know, one of the most desirable (if not the MOST desirable) car available today is the Bugatti Veyron. Popularised by the exploits of Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear, when he drove the car across Europe … Continue reading

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Top Secret Test Drive of New Audi R8

On a recent visit to Konstanz in Germany I came across the test outing for the new Audi R8. It was being driven by a couple of very young “petrol heads” under the supervision of the German “Stig” (Top Gear fans will … Continue reading

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I got in, but I am damned if I know how to get out……………………

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You wait an hour for a bus then along comes a convoy of them…………………..

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