It’s the summer holiday season here, and tomorrow’s the last day of work. So here’s me making a public resolution for the break:

Before I’m back in the office on 6th January, I will have done ONE. FUCKING. PIECE. OF. WORK. on a car.

Feel free to disrespect me mercilessly if it doesn’t happen.

As far as I can recall, the last time I lifted a wrench in anger was about March, and it’s been about that long since I’ve been to the track, too. Both of which are ridiculous.


This has been a shit year, and my attention has been forcibly drawn to that fact by a workmate dying earlier this week aged 42. Life’s too short not to do the things you enjoy.

Last automotive thing I actually fixed, for your time - a/c fan on the Pajero:

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