Peugeot: Just Add Colloquialisms

And here is the Advertising Standards Authority’s response to the complaint I raised…. Mr J Davis X XXXXXXX Worthing West Sussex Dear Mr Davis YOUR COMPLAINT ABOUT PEUGEOT MOTOR COMPANY Thank you for contacting the ASA with your complaint regarding a TV ad for Peugeot Motor Company. I am sorry to hear this has causedContinue reading “Peugeot: Just Add Colloquialisms”

The War on the Motorist

Consider the plight of the poor beleaguered motorist. For years they have had to put up with ever bigger roads; dual carriageways, road widening, ring roads, inner relief roads, orbital roads & bypasses. Some motorists have interests such as gardening or archaeology yet found themselves having to drive ever increasing distances to see nice prettyContinue reading “The War on the Motorist”

Last Tango in Parris

Journalist Carlton Reid has brought this to everyone’s attention on his brilliant website. The title of this post refers to Matthew Parris, an ex-MP and columnist. In 2007 he wrote a column in the Times ranting against cyclists. ‘A festive custom we could do worse than foster would be stringing piano wire across country lanesContinue reading “Last Tango in Parris”

Happy Thoughts

Last week I gave my humble opinion on a 19 page report issued by the Drivers Alliance which was focused solely on the removal Speed Cameras but offering nothing proactive in their place in terms of road safety. From the responses I received, I can deduce the following: There is a well honed response unit ofContinue reading “Happy Thoughts”

Road Tax

Yesterday I found myself in a place I don’t often frequent – the DVLA local office in Brighton. Our beloved little car is no longer fit for purpose so we traded it in for a 5 door ‘family saloon’. This is partly for Wife who through a combination of bad luck and woefully bad surgeryContinue reading “Road Tax”