Category Archives: Cars

First 100km On The Clock

We took the car out for a ride in the appallingly dismal Dutch summer weather yesterday, driving to Leiden to visit Naturalis. We’ve now passed 100 km at the end of our first week of ownership and, I must say, … Continue reading

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New Car + Android Phone + Bluetooth A2DP = Spotify While Driving

I’d already paired my phone with our new car on the day we bought it, for the purpose of conducting phone calls. Today, I decided to see whether the car and the phone would team up to allow the distribution … Continue reading

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Guten Tag, Sharan (Or Should I Say Buenos Dias?)

Lucas lends a hand with the unveiling of the new car in the showroom. And, with the new car parked outside, sliding doors and a storage system for Elo├»se’s diverse stuff manage to compensate somewhat for the loss of her … Continue reading

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Auf Wiedersehen, A6

Someone’s not happy that we’re part-exchanging our car for a new one. I can’t say any of us were very thrilled on this day, to be honest. We said goodbye to our faithful Audi A6 Avant, which had served us … Continue reading

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New Wheels Coming

After much on-line research and reading of brochures, several visits to car showrooms, test drives and the resultant deliberation, we finally reached the point of ordering a new car yesterday. It should be ready in week 28, just before the … Continue reading

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