Cars, Sausages and Beer

Just Pushed a Ton

105,000 miles and counting. For our metric chums that 168,000 clicks. Or 1,722,000 laps round a tennis court. Or 375513600 cubits. Or nearly halfway to the moon (on average it is 238,855 miles away). Over this time we have averaged… Continue Reading →

No, it’s a Ford

In January 1999 there was an announcement that the Ford Motor Company was to purchase the Swedish car company Volvo. It was, in the car world, fairly momentous news. There had been several bidders for Volvo including Volkswagen AG and… Continue Reading →

AI – Actually Interesting

There’s been a lot of chatter about ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence across the media. Some of it scary and Distopian, some of it hopeful and uplifting. I thought I would check it out…. I created an account on and… Continue Reading →

Is this the best Climax ever?

Regular readers may know that I have had 2 Clan Crusaders in my care, care as in they needed constant maintenance and attention. The Clan Crusader was a fibreglass monocoque constructed car powered by the Coventry Climax engine. This engine,… Continue Reading →

Oh no! I want a Discovery!

The best analogy I’ve ever heard for the owner of a Land Rover Discovery. Ownership is a lot like being a drug addict. When you’re on a high, everything in the world is great but it takes more drugs/money each… Continue Reading →

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