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Unhinged: The Leveson Legacy?

Unhinged: The Leveson Legacy?

When MPs voted in counter-terrorism legislation, did they intend it to be used by councils to monitor people's refuse...? Beware politicians bearing legislation, for we know not how it will mutate in the future. [...]

December 4, 2012 Dep-O Blog: Opinions, views and bluster
20:20 Vision – The Politics of Speed

20:20 Vision – The Politics of Speed

When my home town, Bristol, recently decided to adopt a blanket 20mph speed limit, this tweaked my curiosity [...]

September 6, 2012 Dep-O Blog: Opinions, views and bluster
Unhinged: Scrape Alarm

Unhinged: Scrape Alarm

The many rambling thoughts which go through a car bloke's head, when their car has been biffed [...]

August 14, 2012 Dep-O Blog: Opinions, views and bluster
Unhinged: Unsafe At Any Speed?

Unhinged: Unsafe At Any Speed?

Please tell me when it’s safe to come out... It would appear that someone somewhere has said something about increasing the motorway speed limit, and all hell has broken loose on the wireless. [...]

July 10, 2012 Dep-O Blog: Opinions, views and bluster
Unhinged: Bye-bye Big Citroën

Unhinged: Bye-bye Big Citroën

Imposing, beautiful and still slightly bonkers. The news that the Citroën C6 has been pulled from Britain is really rather distressing. [...]

May 30, 2012 Dep-O Blog: Opinions, views and bluster
Unhinged: MG, Beware Of False Icons

Unhinged: MG, Beware Of False Icons

 know it’s neither hip nor trendy to admit to being an MG enthusiast, but then that’s probably part of the reason why I am one. So you’d think that I’d be happy about SAIC keeping the badge alive. Well, I’m [...]

April 24, 2012 Dep-O Blog: Opinions, views and bluster
Unhinged: George Denies Me A Growler

Unhinged: George Denies Me A Growler

IT’S TYPICAL isn’t it? Finally, I get within a gnat’s chuff of picking a new daily motor, and then the government wades in with taxation policy that more or less screams in the style of Adam Ant, ‘stand and deliver’! [...]

March 23, 2012 Dep-O Blog: Opinions, views and bluster
Guess The Old Car No.3

Guess The Old Car No.3

IN THE immortal words of Sir Rolf of Harris: can you tell what it is yet? Usual Dep-O ‘Guess The Old Car’ rules apply – answers will be confined to yes or no! And of course, we have every confidence [...]

February 25, 2012 Dep-O Blog: Opinions, views and bluster