We had ambitious plans for Ostkuste 2018. Here's the story of how it all went tits up, and how we weren't going to let it stop us enjoying ourselves. As some of you may know, my blue Golf decided it would be a good idea to shit itself in England, when the timing belt tension [...]
Just because it doesn't work out, doesn't mean that you should give up. When one door closes, it's time for another to open. There's a line from a childhood favourite film of mine, Lilo and Stitch, and it's always seemed to resonate with me from an early age. It goes something along the tune of "Sometimes [...]
As Veronica finishes off the last chapter in her current book, she's about to get started on the sequel. Let's get ourselves up to speed. Veronica is a 1984 Volkswagen Golf Mk2 Diesel. Veronica is the single worst car I've ever had. And I absolutely love her to bits. The funny thing is, Veronica was [...]
It's time to see what the fuss behind these cars is all about. If there's one thing that the automotive world loves to wax lyrical about, it's the Mazda MX-5. All generations, from the inanely happy looking pop-up light Mk1 (NA to those in the know) to the newest Mk4 (the ND), from day one [...]
The 2018 Northern Retros Run reminds us of what's important in life - to belong.