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Category Archives: Rover Automobiles
Featured on Face Book!!!
It seems my anticipation of the arrival of my Austin car has stirred some interest on FB. I have been described as cute and funny. Neither descriptions really apply, well maybe a wee bit on the cute side! but hardly … Continue reading
I had to admit to myself that owning a Pontiac Firefly just wasn’t me. I have been in British cars ever since I received a driving license. I started driving in 1954, wow! That’s roughly 64 years. I drove a … Continue reading
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The Firefly for Sale
Well I have owned it for three years and since the last inspection in August 2019 I have drove it just slightly over 300 Klm. Appears I have little or no interest in this pretty little convertible. I’m too long … Continue reading
A Sunday Drive!
Years ago Linda and I travelled the back roads of PEI hunting down interesting British cars. In the 1970-80s there was an abundance of rusty not running flat tires etc lurking in driveways, behind barns or out back of the … Continue reading
The Strange things we come across
The strange things we come across when driving the Island roads. I spotted this very unusual vehicle in a junk yard near Richmond. Its a little French car from the 1950s. I’d guess it to be approximately 1957 Panhard Dyna … Continue reading
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Sunday Drive up West.
The covid 19 isolation effects so many things in our lives. My personal issue was getting a haircut, which is now done. Isolation hasn’t effected me to any great deal, I have a comprised Immune system so have stayed close … Continue reading
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Motor vehicle inspection PEI
This morning 14th November I listened to the CBC morning show. They were discussing motor vehicle inspections and if they should be done yearly or every second year. Also mentioned was whether new vehicles require safety inspection for the first … Continue reading
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The Mighty Firefly
Finally on August 4th I managed to attend a car show. Twin Shores near Darnley was the host of this show, money raised was for the IWK children’s hospital. Linda drove me there and back in beautiful sunshine. Twin Shores … Continue reading
Old British Cars
Years ago Linda and I would jump in the car on a Sunday afternoon and drive around different parts of the island. Our purpose, looking for old and or discarded British cars. We found many and towed many home. Alas … Continue reading
1st Car Show of 2019!
Sunday 26th May was the Annual PEI Antique Car Club Show. This is an event I have been attending for years. Indeed I was very much involved it the first show back in the 1970s which was held at the … Continue reading