A Roadtrip to Brighton Fringe Festival with Citroen

Citroen C4 Picasso

Brighton Fringe festival is the UK’s largest annual arts festival and runs from 6th May – 5th June 2016. Last weekend I was invited by sponsors Citroën UK to head cross country and see what the festival had to offer and all in a spangly New Citroën C4 Picasso. I am no stranger to the C4 Picasso having owned one for three years, but they have brought it right up to date with a dashboard to rival the Starship Enterprise with… Continue Reading “A Roadtrip to Brighton Fringe Festival with Citroen”

Our Car Breakdown Misery Continues


This is a post I hoped I wouldn’t have to write and if you have been following my blog in the last week you will know what is coming. Last week, on Wednesday 30th March my Citroen C4 Grand Picasso broke down on the busy A30 en route to Cornwall on holiday. Panic ensued as I didn’t realise my roadside cover didn’t cover me sufficiently and after a lot of to-ing and fro-ing and £260 I finally got home on board… Continue Reading “Our Car Breakdown Misery Continues”

Why are things not built to last anymore?


This week has been a nightmare week for me. I am not one to wallow in self-pity or get down about silly things, but this has really effected me so much so I cannot sleep. This week our car broke down by the side of the road on the A30. I was on my own with the three youngest children, on our way to Cornwall for a short break. It was a stressful experience but we were safe, we got… Continue Reading “Why are things not built to last anymore?”