DRIVEN: The jury is out on the Nissan Juke

THE Nissan Juke has been described as the perfect example of the crossover. Other people can’t stand it. So it is a sort of Marmite car. I guess I’m the man in the middle. I like all the Nissan range...

Luxurious Touran has so much in the tank

ONE of the least thirsty cars around is the Volkswagen Touran, the car which is great for families, people who have travel a bit or for anyone who likes a bit of luxury. It will do at least 60 miles...

REVIEW: Sisters doing it for Devizes

"AH yes, I think I see the problem,” I enlighten my daughter. She’s sitting on the floor foraging an old hi-fi system which was collecting dust. She plugs it in and inserts a CD, it’s playing but without sound....

Devizes poet Gail Foster launches new book

THE mighty All Blacks, cars with flat batteries, the changing of the seasons, politics and fawning your baby have nothing in common except they’re all themes of poems by Devizes own Gail Foster, and I’m only scratching the surface. The...

REVIEW: A gem in Bradford; with cake, coffee, etc

BRADFORD ON AVON is spoiled for choice when it comes to places to eat but the better half and I found a little treasure I thought it best to share. With the appearance of a mini-Bath without the hustle and...

Sheer in the Lamb: Esperi rings out the rainbow bells

IT'S Saturday night, I’m off to Sheer in the Lamb……No, no, no; not sheering the lamb, this maybe rural Devizes but I’m no shepherd; please try to keep up. Sheer is the music promotion of Kieran Moore who has been...

COMEDY: Felgate and friends tickle the Cellar Bar pink

MY VILLAGE is a good couple of miles from Devizes. I rambled home in darkness, trying to wipe the giggles off my face in case a passing car’s headlights caught my grinning glare and the driver took me for...

Triangle’s in the Square: Richie rocks the Black Swan

RECALLING a dreary evening of yore as sole patrons, spent listening to the landlady hark on about a phantom woman in a white dress floating through the rooms; you can appreciate my apprehension upon revisiting The Black Swan in...