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Tag: car

  • Ford Mustang GT-R Fastback

    When I arrived at the Hertz rental desk yesterday, excited to get my hands on a muscle car, they told me that some clown had returned the car with a crack in the windshield and it wasn’t available for rental, and my face dropped. The woman on the counter saw my obvious distress and offered […]

  • Unexpected driving criticism

    Ten miles outside of Bellingham, La Serpiente vomited everywhere.

  • How am I not dead?

    Ten years ago, I drove a rented car to the East of England, to a land where there was no "there" there. Flat land, plain in every sense, the only marks on the landscape the stands of trees, constructed by the Forestry Commission rather than grown. Somewhere, hidden in the numb geography was a CentreParcs, […]

  • The disappointment of doing doughnuts

    I lost 42 and a half minutes of my life today, on hold waiting for Air Canada’s reservations department to answer the phone. All I wanted to do was ensure that I got a vegetarian meal on the flight back to London at the weekend, a task that took thirty seconds to achieve when I […]

  • Our lovely Sonata, and some lamentable reading

    I’ve come to like our Hyundai. This is particularly shocking to an aficionado of Glengarry Glen Ross, and Alec Baldwin’s obscene “you drove a Hyundai to get here tonight, I drove an 80,000 dollar BMW” speech, but it’s something I can’t contest.