Trying to look confident!

The Not So Easy Rider!

Let’s start by going back about 25 years or so to set the scene. We were on a family day trip to a theme park close to where we lived and I was very excited to be allowed to have a go on the little motorbikes f...
Tana Lot temple

Our Very Own Driver in Bali

We wanted to see as much of the island of Bali as possible in the time we had but the idea of driving amongst the chaos of 1.5 million motorbikes and a fair number of cars and trucks didn’t appeal at all. Drivi...
Posing on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia

Faster than a Speeding Bullet

The conversation went a little bit like this……… Maddie: I've booked the rental car for the U.S. Paul: Is it any good? Maddie: It’s cheap! Paul: Is it any good? Maddie: It’s better than Tom (our t...
Tom doing his best car commercial impression

Ode to Tom

Tom is our long suffering 2011 Chevy Cruz rental car. We have a love/hate relationship with the old boy but felt he deserved some sort of homage after 5 weeks of service across the challenging Canadian landscap...