I recently fulfilled a long-held dream and bought a convertible. A Saab convertible, in fact. It was more of an impulse purchase than anything I might have carefully planned, because if I'd stopped to think about it I would have run screaming (for the bus stop).
It's a ridiculous machine really -- old enough to vote, for goodness' sake. A drop-top from a country where the average highs hover around freezing for five months of the year. The insurance premium is three times higher than anything I've had to pay before and it gets through fuel like … Read more