Firsts and Failures

A mixed bag of a day. Firstly the car failed the NCT (National Car Test), I knew it was going to but I didn't know it was going to fail on so many things. At the moment I don't think it's economical to repair (and no I'm not getting an Audi or anything on PCP... Continue Reading →


Gilbert the car had the NCT (national​ car test today). I wrote this while I was waiting. The small room of doom, Stuffy and cramped. I say silent prayers to the angel of automobiles if there's such a thing. My heart thumps, hands shake as I try to concentrate on my book. I'm too early,... Continue Reading →

The Other Man in my Life

I don't often post about the other man in my life. He's the strong, silent type but always on hand to take me off on an adventure and he never complains about my singing. This morning was all about him. I have to admit I was a bag of nerves as I watched him being put... Continue Reading →

Life is good

It's a while since I've done a catch-up blog post so here goes. I posted a couple of weeks ago about Gilbert (my green Getz) going for his NCT - I was apprehensive - he is 11 years old and not the prettiest car in the world. He's green and has peeling paint but he's... Continue Reading →

Puppy dog eyes

Puppy dog eyes, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Thanks to the people that got in touch about Jono's course. We will let you know what happens. He has made so many friends there already and was wondering could he still go in there the odd time for lunch. The answer was no, this bloody country. Anyway... Continue Reading →

Friday :)

It's been a busy day today. I had to take Christine back for her NCT re-test. It failed last time on a headlight being out of alignment and a broken knob. Here we go again with the knob! Anyway I got the headlight sorted and got a new knob so too Christine back again. It... Continue Reading →

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