4 Reasons To Invest in a New Car – Today!

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Buying a new car can be one of the most important investments for a family. Whether you are after a used car or a brand-new vehicle, there are so many considerations to make that it is easy to put off this project for months on end. However, there has never been a better moment to invest in a car – for you and for your whole family alike. Here are just four of the many reasons to start looking for a new car today!

It Allows You To Enjoy Safer Holidays

Governments are easing lockdowns around the world and, as the vaccine rollout continues to prove itself successful, many families enjoyed a peek into the “new normal”. Nonetheless, travel is far from being entirely safe or comfortable. 

Of course, the risk of contagion is still present – but a sudden change of restrictions in your holiday destination can add a much greater level of risk! Having your own car to count on allows you and your family to discover nearby beauties and attractions without having to worry about any sudden changes. After all, camping holidays and road trip trends are on the rise as a safe and exciting new way to discover your surroundings. 

It Makes Your Commute Safer

As professionals start to return to the office, joining thousands of people on the train or tube is not ideal. Having a low-emission car can help you enjoy the journey in all comfort without relying on public transport. After all, transportation safety should be everyone’s number one priority as we approach the new normal! Or, if you are looking for a new job, having a car prevents you from having to miss out on your dream job position.  

It Can Reduce Fuel and Maintenance Costs

A new car can seem like a considerable investment at first, but it allows you to save on maintenance and repair costs. If you have an older vehicle, you know how costly frequent trips to the mechanic can be. Additionally, new cars tend to be much more fuel-efficient than older ones, which means that you will end up spending more on fuel over time. 

You Can Find Exclusive Deals

If you have decided to swap your older car for a new one, you are not the only one! Many families have been looking at the benefits of upgrading and, thanks to this change in the economy, you are much more likely to secure a great deal. 

When selecting a car for your family, safety should always come first. And, while the internet has allowed many private owners to sell their cars without going through a dealership, you should always consult an expert. For example, some of the best car sales Grays happen through experienced dealers who will assess the safety and reliability of the vehicles before handing over the keys.

Pro Tip: Go Green!

As we have seen, there are plenty of reasons for you to consider investing in a new car right now. And, of course, the current travel restrictions and social distancing measures have made it more important than ever to have a personalised, private means of transportation for your family. Yet, caring for the planet is just as important! If you have the chance to choose a low-emission or electric car, you should not think twice about doing something amazing for your family, your wallet, and the planet!

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Getting Back Into Podcasts (Part 2)

Since my last post on Getting Back into Podcasts, I have added more to my listening collection as I really enjoy podcasts again and finding new ones to listen to.

I am really enjoying these, I listen in the car on my back and forth to work. I also have them on at work while I tidy the shop etc

These are ones that I would recommend, so please do let me know if you tried them or now subscribed.

More of my Subscriptions…

Luca’s Italy

Do you want to know the stories behind your favourite Italian dishes? With this podcast you can! Join Anglo-Italian food writer Luca Marchiori as he shares a weekly slice of his lifelong love and enthusiasm for the cooking of his native country. In each episode he explores the history of a different Italian food from its origins to the present day. And you’ll discover plenty of fun facts and fascinating figures along the way.

I have always had a place in my heart for Italy, as I used to go there every year with my parents or friends till I met my now ex….who showed me other parts of the world.

I saw this and had to subscribe as I wanted to learn more than what little I already knew of Italy and its culture.

Luca is great with detail giving you just the right amount of information that keeps you interested from start to finish.

Rice to Meet You

As featured in The Guardian and Apple Podcasts’ New and Noteworthy, Rice To Meet You is a comedy podcast about Asian culture that’s accessible to everyone!

Join UK-based comedians Nigel Ng and Evelyn Mok as they talk to notable guests about the modern Asian experience.

I started to watch Nigel Ng on YouTube where is is Uncle Rodger and to be honest that really introduced me to him (Nigel).

I did a search for him on my podcast app and found this, and have listened to many episodes now.

Apple Bitz XL

Apple Bitz XL is everything good and bad inside the world of Apple from tech host Brian Tong. He brings on special guests and gives his raw honest take while having fun after covering and working for Apple for over 15 years.

I have watched Brian for a good few years way back when he was on CNET, and now he has is own YouTube channel.

Brian is very fun to watch and at the same time very informative, and very honest with any of his reviews or news.

A Conversation With…

A podcast by Philip DeFranco.

Another person I have followed on YouTube is Phil, his show is another one I watch in the morning while having breakfast. He is just great to watch, again very informative, a good laugh and just entertaining.

Check out his YouTube channel to, I am sure you will be hooked.

If you missed my first post please do check it out as there are some more great shows to subscribe to on that blog post.

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Fratelli’s (Cambuslang, Glasgow) takeaway via FoodHub : Review


The guys over at FoodHub gifted me with a wee voucher to order a meal and again check out their app.

The app is just like your other takeaway ordering apps, see my other review here

I wanted to try another place I have not used for a while, so I opted for Italian tonight.

The Food

I have ordered a takeaway from here a good few years ago, and enjoyed it at that point and as I said I felt like an Italian tonight so thought would check them out again.


187ml Pinot Grigio White £3.25

I am not a big wine drinker, it is an area I would like to learn more about so I cant go into loads of details about this.

For me this was very nice, light and worked perfect with my meal tonight.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Main Course :

Spaghetti Carbonara £7.80

Carbonara can be done two ways, the good way and the bad way with cream….this I was very happy to see was done the good way.

This was really good! the flavour and everything about it was really nice.

It was a massive portion, as I ate 2/3’s of the portion as it was very filling.

I would have this again.

  • Flavour : 5

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Desert :

Biscoff Cheesecake £4.95

My eyes are always bigger than my belly….as the saying goes….and I had to check out this cake as Biscoff anything is ALWAYS really nice.

So after my Carbonara I waited a while till I wasnt feeling as full, and started to eat this.

This was really nice, I liked the flavour and texture.

  • Flavour : 5

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Overall :

Note : Just because this was gifted, that has not influenced my thoughts in any way. The above is a 100% honest review of the food.

Firstly a big thanks to FoodHub again, the service from the app just like the last few times has been perfect!

Service and food from Fratelli’s was really good, I was very impressed with the quality and the portion size.

I have no issued recommending either FoodHub App (IOS & Android) and Fratelli’s.

Overall Rating :

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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