Category: travel

Next stop Dakar

I never really wanted to be a Formula One driver or MotoGP racer, not really. Maybe a little bit. But as soon as I learned of the Dakar rally I wanted to take part. Ten thousand kilometres from Paris to…

Up hill and down dale

ALWAYS a time for reflection, New Year, and my recent post about the 50,000 miles I clocked up over 18 months in the Citroen DS4 got me to thinking. In an idle hour (not much productive work to do this…

Citroen DS4: long term test

IT WAS always the wrong car for me, but it came with a job and so I lived with it for 18 months and 50,000 miles. The Citroen DS4 proved to be stylish, comfortable, and economical to run, but was…

My own Bourne identity

IN THE 2002 movie, super-cool uber-spy Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) battles to discover his identity by way of fast cars, beautiful women, big guns, and huge explosions. This has very little in common with what I’ve spent the last couple of…