Category Archives: vehicles

No Camping Until 2018!!!!

I realise I talked about doing a quick camping adventure while remaining on the island. Perhaps driving down to Basin Head to over night and check out the camper and the things we might need for future expeditions . However … Continue reading

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MV Abegweit (The PEI Island ferry)

As we are about to celebrate 20 years of the Strait Crossing Bridge,  it seemed like the appropriate time to repeat a story I related on my blog back in 2013. The worse ferry crossing of my life, at one point I thought … Continue reading

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Rovers Galore! Well two anyway!!!

Because of being rather ill these last few months getting out has no been something I have’nt done very often. However, Sunday 21st May was a beautiful if a little cold and windy day. We decided to go for a … Continue reading

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Would you buy a used car from this man???

Would you buy a Used Car from this man? Premier MacLauchlan is taking down his party, and himself. by his stalwart refusal to cooperate with those citizens who want a fair and open investigation into the mistakes and misdemeanors of … Continue reading

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My Favourite Motorcars?

How many times have we said, I should have kept that car. In my lifetime I have owned a host of mostly British cars, did have a couple of European and a few North American models. Over the years I have … Continue reading

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Automobile Advertizing on TV.

When I first landed in Nova Scotia in January 1964 it could be said domestic automobiles were the kings of the USA and Canadian roads. Chevys abounded, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford even a few Studebakers filled the highways. Imports were rare! … Continue reading

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What Happened to British Craftsmanship??? What Happened to Truth

What ever happened to British Pride in engineering and automobile manufacturing? We once made the finest cars in the world, today we hardly own or produce a British brand, with Morgan maybe the lone exception. Was it greed, laziness,lack of … Continue reading

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The Mini Is Sold

The Mini waiting in my driveway for the new owners to arrive. At approx 1pm my lovely little car disappeared down the road as I wiped a tear from my eye. Oh well easy come easy go, wonder what will … Continue reading

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My Driving Career Began in the 1950’s

Yes I did have a licence to drive an automobile in the 1950’s and I knew all the hand signals??? Hand signals??? what are hand signals you ask?. In the 1950’s cars were not fitted with flashers or brake lights, … Continue reading

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Fiction in Auto Advertising!!!!

Is it just me or do other people see the utter fiction that car dealers are using to entice customers through their doors. Lets take the Chrysler Mini Van first, sale price as advertised $18.999?? Has any one actually seen … Continue reading

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