So this is a “junk yard”? Amazing place…

In the old days, when I was a lad etc etc, scrap yards were fairly grim places generally run by criminals or semi criminals, where most of the scrap cars were of dubious origin, to say the least. Well it seems that things have changed, dramatically. Last week my boss needed some spares for aContinue reading “So this is a “junk yard”? Amazing place…”

Don’t take your car to Ravello or Amalfi, avoid driving the Amalfi coast at all costs!!!! (unless you drive a battle tank maybe)…

Why, you may ask. Well, consider these points: The traffic along the coast road becomes just one long hot queue in the summer months. The coast road is very narrow and winding, two buses cannot pass easily. Overtaking is generally impossible. If two coaches or buses or trucks meet then one must reverse. You canContinue reading “Don’t take your car to Ravello or Amalfi, avoid driving the Amalfi coast at all costs!!!! (unless you drive a battle tank maybe)…”

Motorcycle road safety courses for all….in English or Italian.

I have been buying, repairing and riding motorcycles since I was 14, and I still learn something every time I go for a ride. Whilst a car is relatively easy to drive at least from A to B, a bike is really complex and totally not easy to ride also because it will fall overContinue reading “Motorcycle road safety courses for all….in English or Italian.”