A Flash – but not of inspiration

There was a sudden flash of light. Unfortunately, not a moment of inspiration, just the realisation of another three points on my licence. Of course, it wasn’t my fault. How ridiculous that a main dual carriageway is restricted to 60 mph, especially at 5 am on a...

Fraud is no laughing matter

It’s not really funny, but there always seems to be an element of amusement when insurance fraudsters get their comeuppance. It used to be the ones that attended court on crutches and then walked normally when they thought they were out of sight, not knowing they were...

Money trees and moon flights

So here we go on the merry-go-round again. We are only a few weeks into the New Year, but nothing much changes. It’s Brexit this, Trump that, will May last or ‘Oh Jeremy’ get the chance to grow his money trees? Once again we have already had the NHS in crisis,...

Will only the fearless go pilotless

Whilst the world seems fascinated by how soon driverless cars will become a reality, technology in other forms of transport is also being developed and you could soon face the dilemma of whether you would fly in a pilotless plane? We already have drones and auto...

No great escape from claims

If the last few years are anything to go by, it is likely that severe flooding will affect some part of the UK this winter... …It will be headline news with the usual stories about the availability (or the lack of) flood insurance, especially for small...

A Grumpy old man’s rant

As a victim of crime, this is a bit of a personal rant from a grumpy old man. If you are of the politically correct persuasion, you may not like what follows, but please read on. For the second time within a year I have had my car badly vandalised in the centre of...