Monthly Archives: August 2018

Car News: Emissions Cheats

A weekly guide to all that’s rotten about car ownership, plus some good bits This is one of many instances known with more to come where the EU Commission regulates minimum standards on the UKs behalf but soon out of … Continue reading

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The Guardians – a review

Ten years ago The Guardians (Les Guardiennes) would be categorised as a chick flick by critics and reviewers alike, except in Madame France, genesis of cinematic art. Stories  there catering for female issues have been a natural and popular subject matter since movies found … Continue reading

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A Very British Smear

The assassins take aim The British gutter press is a sewer unto itself. It seduces prurience and fucks integrity. The editor of the toilet rag called the Scottish Daily Record – circulation in free fall and still using recycled manure … Continue reading

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Car News: Insurance

A weekly guide to all that’s rotten about car ownership, plus some good bits Speaking for myself, whenever car insurance time comes around I get stressed. For the last ten years my insurance bill has increased by an average of 20% … Continue reading

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Jacobite By Name

To the perceptive the briefest study of Scotland’s history will throw up remarkable similarities to our current predicament, the same abuse hurled by colonial Brits, the same threats from Westminster if Scotland goes its own way, the same divisions among … Continue reading

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The Meg – a review

The Meg is a hoot of an action snapper. It’s hilarious for all the wrong reasons, mirthful for the right reasons. Why it’s showing in your local multiplex is easy to understand. The short sleeve shirts that walk around office … Continue reading

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Car News: A New Taxi

A weekly guide to all that’s rotten about car ownership, plus some good bits That black vehicle that hangs around in groups, does U-turns suddenly in front of you, that is given special fast lanes to drive in, driven usually … Continue reading

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