11,000 miles in and despite brief thoughts to the contrary, Rob Griggs-Taylor is determined to stick with his Skoda Octavia.
I guess I should have seen it coming. No sooner had the Land Rover arrived and my thoughts began turning to the next car to join the stable. Don’t get me wrong, I’m delighted with the current line up. The Box of Frogs is fast becoming an invaluable tool for the daily trip to the […]
A couple of weeks ago PetrolBlog became an automotive confessional (see http://bit.ly/99tb4T). A chance to share automotive guilty secrets and release the pressure from the shoulders of an avid petrolhead. I was clearly expecting a barrage of abuse and cries of “you’re not fit to wear the badge”. But something else happened, I was instead […]
We all have guilty secrets. A few skeletons in the cupboard. Some embarrassing facts that are best left in the head. Nothing too sinister of course, just the kind of information that can taint an otherwise blemish-free record. Take me for example. I happen to think that A-ha’s The Sun Always Shines on TV is one […]
Oh how the rest of Europe laughed when Vauxhall launched the VX220 in the UK with the disastrously appalling advertising campaign. Oh how the Germans mocked us when Griff Rhys-Jones appeared wearing nothing more than a white vest, a pair of Y-fronts and a ginger beard to announce Vauxhall’s sports car. According to the ad […]