My first car – a citroen Dyane

I started my driving lessons in the UK at 17 and remember running indoors after the first and telling my mother all excitedly I had overtaken a parked car, she burst out laughing whilst I tried to explain that actually this had required signalling, looking in my rear mirror and changing lane but she [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

5 tips for cutting the cost of driving

Recent research by Sainsbury’s Finance has revealed that the average cost of motoring in the UK has broken though the £3000 barrier. Ever higher fuel prices, and the squeeze on incomes caused by the harsh economic climate, are forcing more and more drivers to look carefully at their driving habits to see where they [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.