There’s one thing that my grandparents still tell me every time I go round to their house.
“They’re trying to get us off the roads y’know”
I never believed this really. Prices have always been high for fuel but now they’ve gone up more than ever before. However, now I’m starting to believe it. Some petrol stations can’t keep up – the large sign outside their forecourt is rapidly running out of digits. With oil prices now 42% higher than a year ago, there’s no hint of a slow-down either. I’m now “hunting down” the cheapest fuel stations – strangely the Esso in Stafford seems to be one of the best at about 87.9p a litre for unleaded ($1.58 /