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Honda Accord NT – a quick drive around the block

Those nice people at Honda New Zealand can’t help themselves, they keep calling and asking if I want to drive their new cars. This time it was for the Honda … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

I was had

I’ve been hectoring MrsPdubyah to trade-in her car for something newer, smaller, more economical. It’s a long sales cycle. There are a number of discrete stages. Suggestion. Pause for a … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Honda CRV – a quick drive around the block

The CRV is good at what it’s good at, but it doesn’t bring anything but “safe” to the game, which you might like or you might despair of. It’s not quirky in any sense that I could define, and although you don’t necessarily want a car that challenges you, you might want one that let’s you be in a bit of command over it and not the other way around. It’s a driving pleasure not a driving experience.

July 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

As I get older I get different – the birthday gift from Holden – the update

Holden in Australia rang me today, well a spokesperson did, to talk about my 2009 Holden Cruze, someone in their PR department, who knows, I didn’t write his name down. … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

As I get older I get different – the birthday gift from Holden

Today is my birthday, it should be a day to smile and indulge. Last year we went to Queenstown for a visit, this year on the weekend we went to … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

Trying Teen Times – the grown up one – A New Car revisited.

Insert swearing word here, well insert a few. Seems that although superficially the new to you car was pretty tidy turns out it was just waiting to blow up. Firstly … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Trying Teen Times – the grown up one – Part the Sixth – A New Car

Well we found a car, a very low mileage two owner Mazda Astina 1994 – which makes it only slightly younger that the #Boychild, and so we brought it.  It comes as … Continue reading

January 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Honda CRZ – a quick drive around the block

MrsPdubyah had a call from Honda NZ, “would we please go drive one of their new cars?” She declined but knowing I’m an easy touch made them ring me. Of … Continue reading

December 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

I got a new car

A red one. A Holden one. It has more frippery than I can list, including a trip computer, Leather (Heated Seats) and a connector for a MP3 player. It also … Continue reading

August 25, 2010

This is just me being me

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