Road-Users to Steer Clear Of

Back in my younger, reckless days, I would spend a lot of time driving chaotically in my Citroen Saxo VTR.  One of my tactics was driving horribly close to the car in front if I felt that it was moving too slowly.  Note, this an idiotic way to drive for two reasons: You’re never going to persuade the driver in front to go quicker by … Continue reading Road-Users to Steer Clear Of

Tyres and Tribulations

I returned from our first family holiday on Friday.  It wasn’t anything greatly exotic or long – four days and three nights camping in Cornwall.  However, being our first time away as a family, it was pretty special. We joined some of our London friends way out west, so there were a group of us, with play mates for our children also. Lovely. It was … Continue reading Tyres and Tribulations

Free Range Chick on (temporary) Hiatus

Hello!  It’s been a while, hasn’t it?  Things have got a little busy here, and there is less time to blog on Free Range Chick.  Although this sucks a little, it is actually a good thing and probably temporary. I’ve recently been given the opportunity to do some social media work with my local garage (yes, the one I wrote about a few weeks ago). … Continue reading Free Range Chick on (temporary) Hiatus

From Speeding to Spooked: Nearly Losing Control of my Car

So you’ve all gathered that I spend a heck of a lot of time in my car.  I take the kids out a lot, and we usually drive to most places because I’m not fond of the immediate area around the house.  Too many main roads for walking along and the parks aren’t great for two kids that are liable to run off in opposite … Continue reading From Speeding to Spooked: Nearly Losing Control of my Car