Sorry – missed Green Wheels Day yesterday. Another trip to Edinburgh Airport and another flight. The websites report that ‘if all commuters left their cars at home one day a week, that would save enough fuel to drive to the moon and back 35000 times’. Why would one want to do that – drive to the moon and back 35000 times, that is? But, in my defence, the faithful Passat, with sauna effects from the leaking heater cured [?] by a £2.99 container of radiator sealant, continues to be greenest of the green. We drive downhill a lot and use the brakes sparingly. I even washed it on Wednesday. Over 130000 miles and more than 50 mpg – long may it continue. Still, I regret the fact that the big spaces of Scotland make it very difficult to use the bicycle for more than pleasure and exercise.