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The sun shines on the righteous. Well, at first.

Flew into Perugia airport the other day, and wandered over to the car hire desk to collect the regulation Panda. House not far from the Airport, and down an unmade road, so the Panda is ideal. And cheap. "Sorry, sir, we don't have a Panda for you, we have an Alfa." Oh well, a Mito or 147 will be fine. Collect the paperwork, and off out to find my V6 3.2 litre Brera waiting for me.

Roared off to the house, with a slight droning noise in the right ear..."it's very uncomfortable..(true).."there's no room in the back" (also true).."we can't get anything in the boot"..(true again).."it uses so much petrol, we can't afford to go anywhere in this"..(yes, I'm afraid she's right again).

I wish I could say this story had a happy ending, but in the interest of marital harmony, I allowed myself to be persuaded to return the wonderful Brera the following day, and swap it for a Peugeat 106. Oh dear oh dear.

Is this the sort of behaviour that should get me drummed out of the squadrone Alfa?
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How many people were in your party...?


If it's just 2 of you then I don't see the problem.

I've done massive road trips with different people
riding shotgun (myself once) and no one ever, EVER
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She (who apparently must be obeyed ) should be forced to attend Alfa appreciation classes, C/o... Lynn / CG / DD / Anj / Mrs.A ... etc.
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luggage on rear seats, wife and kids in boot.
solved.
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It is, frankly, grounds for divorce.
 
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Shoot her
A bit OTT perhaps ...

But ethically correct and fully justifiable
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A bit OTT perhaps ...

But ethically correct and fully justifiable
He could always drop the mrs off at the airport and go on a solo roadtrip
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I think he should put a dress on, swish around, then go home and
read his leather-bound transcripts of ITV's Loose Women chat show.*
 
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lol if it was meant to be a holiday, she could have indulged you and made it better by letting you drive that beast..

And frankly, as a Brera owner I can say that it's by far one of the most comfy and roomy (at least in the boot!) of its class! Gotta agree about the "drinking habits" of the 3.2 though, that engine is thirsty!

As someone else said though, it's grounds for divorce man, people that don't fall in love or appreciate Alfas for their feel and looks should be exiled to a public transport only island!

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Did you burn your clothes and showered with petrol after having used the pug?
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People that don't fall in love with, or appreciate Alfas for their feel and looks should be exiled to a public transport only island!
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