Archive for December, 2013

After Christmas

Geoff

Excerpt: It’s all over for another year and we pack our jaded families into the car for the long trip home, back to hum-drum normality. The festive season can be surprisingly tiring so it makes sense to...

Where Electric Cars Rule

Geoff

Excerpt: Norway is a spectacular country that derives most of its electricity from abundant hydroelectricity. Although prices have risen recently and tend to go up in winter, Norwegians generally pay a fair...

Ready For The Close-Up

Geoff

Excerpt: A few months ago we recommended ways to take better photos; the purpose being that if a picture paints a thousand words then a few quality snaps will improve the chances of shifting your old motor....

Water, Water Everywhere

Geoff

Excerpt: This year our winter season has, at the time of writing, been reasonably mild. Instead of snow we’ve had rain and lots of it. In fact, it is hissing down as I type. Heavy rain and high wind can...

Trouble In The Back Seat

Geoff

Excerpt: It’s that time of year when families pack up the luggage, the kids and the dog and head off into the wild blue yonder to visit relatives they can’t stand for the annual round of festive misery....