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Why The Grand Transport Plan Won’t Work

If I could I would travel on my long distance trips by train. It makes sense: it’s the ideal form of transport, someone else does the driving and I can have a snooze and arrive refreshed at my destination ready for action. I also would not have to drive many, many miles on Britain’s rotten roads, senses alert for the next hair-raising close call from the next idiot driver. I could do this: Continue reading

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The Case For Public Transport. Or Not.

I sat down over Christmas and actually did something that might be considered to be akin to proper work. I did some calculations and considered the ramifications of travelling from my place of residence in glorious, rainswept Wiltshire to beyond Castle Black and The Wall and on to Edinburgh. The choice: Car or public transport. Continue reading

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The Unsung Automotive Heroes

On a chilly, wet and windy morning that heralded the onset of this freezing spell we are currently enduring, the Jaguar XE R-Sport (that will be reviewed tomorrow) was delivered straight to my domicile. How good is that? Not only are motor manufacturers prepared to lend the likes of me their wares (although it is in their interests obviously) but they actually deliver and collect them. It’s all very civilised. Continue reading