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From St Albans to south London by ancient orange Volvo estate (Rousse)

How we came to be in St Albans, I had no idea, but it was still great to bump into JB and GB there. They had also booked their anniversary meal at the same restaurant as us. Indeed, it looked … Continue reading

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Classic car investment (Rousse)

I despaired at my parents who proudly showed off their latest acquisition. This was a set of four wrecked ‘classic’ cars that they considered to be valuable vintage vehicles. There was a badly bashed grey Golf GTi, a Ford Cortina, … Continue reading

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Lost in a Birmingham blizzard at Christmas (Rousse)

The server dropped the half-filled ice cream cone when the call came through. It was now snowing very heavily outside, and anyone who wanted to travel any further needed to get back into their vehicles immediately. TPR and I rushed … Continue reading

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The best accommodation in Pitlochry (Rousse)

Pitlochry was a town of miracles. First I succeeded in parallel parking a chained row of six vehicles. Then I met two 200 year-old residents. This was all the evidence I needed to persuade TPR that we should move to … Continue reading

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Distractions of driving on the M1 in Yorkshire (Rousse)

Only my sister S knew the route north, but she was not to be trusted on her own on a scooter. The solution to getting home in one piece was for us to join our two vehicles together. That way … Continue reading

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