My old Audi S4 gets better with age!!!

Well, I have now had this 2006 car for 2 years but for the first year (thanks lockdown) I never really used or appreciated her. I had a few problems too so I was not really in love, although the few drives I made were very enjoyable indeed (see previous posts). I also discovered thatContinue reading “My old Audi S4 gets better with age!!!”

What a lot of car for 9k Euro mmmmm

As the old saying goes, you pays yer money and you takes yer choice (or something). And this truth applies to everything that we purchase whether a house, a car, a bike, a van or whatever and I should know cos I have a van, a car and er several bikes too. BUT as weContinue reading “What a lot of car for 9k Euro mmmmm”

My lovely garage, plus its contents.

Until three years ago I lived and worked in Roma and as I owned a small lock up garage my bikes were kept happily warm, dry and out of sight. Of the wife. (I always tried to purchase blue Yamahas but even she noticed that the R1 was not an XT660, rats). My car andContinue reading “My lovely garage, plus its contents.”

Piombino in Tuscany, what a wonderful discovery..

Like many, my only knowledge of the north Italian coastal city of Piombino was as a port from where to take a ferry for the lovely island of Elba. Indeed several years ago with a group of motorcycle friends we had ridden to the port and waited for the ferry, without even a glance atContinue reading “Piombino in Tuscany, what a wonderful discovery..”