Category Archives: vehicles

Toys from my Childhood

The little model bus is same as the actual bus I rode to school on. While attending Freshwater Secondary Modern in 1951-52 on the Isle of White, I boarded this bus every school day. It took us to school and … Continue reading

Posted in family, vehicles | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Rover Automobiles, vehicles | Leave a comment

Canada’s Gas Guzzlers!

There was an interesting article that appeared in both island newspapers on Saturday 11th May 2019. It was titled Canada’s Gas Guzzlers and written by Blake Schaffer of Postmedia News. It caught my interest not just because of concern for … Continue reading

Posted in family, politics, vehicles | Leave a comment

The Carbon Tax?

While it appears the carbon tax works and has been proven in several countries I still have questions. There must be more simple ways to reduce carbon without causing a tax increase on the working public. I drive a Toyota … Continue reading

Posted in family, politics, Prince Edward Island, vehicles | Leave a comment

Al Capone’s Car

HERE IS A BIT OF HISTORY… Hours after Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941, the Secret Service found themselves in a bind. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was to give his Day of Infamy speech to Congress on Monday, … Continue reading

Posted in family, vehicles | Leave a comment

Interesting Old Sayings

I have been trying to make sense out of the Chrysler Corp advertizing campaign for their Dodge trucks. When promoting the truck they claim the following using a deep tough sounding guys voice, “Guts-Glory-Ram”. But all that tells me,  it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, vehicles | Leave a comment

Gays/Lesbians/Classic Cars???

I posted this a few years ago, and thought it was time to do it again. I found it rather strange then and still do today. One might conclude the heading is a strange one?? I suppose it is a … Continue reading

Posted in family, vehicles | Leave a comment

My Driving Career Began in the 1950s

  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 … Continue reading

Posted in family, vehicles | Leave a comment

A Little Sunday Humour.

THE ITALIAN FIDELITY TEST I was a very happy man. My wonderful girlfriend and I had been dating for over a year. So we decided to get married. There was only one little thing bothering me. It was her beautiful … Continue reading

Posted in family, Just Fooling, vehicles | Leave a comment

GM closing plants?

While I have great sympathy for those losing their jobs, it should have come as no surprise. GM products have been sub standard for some years now. When we combine poor quality with poor sales and changing consumer requirements, the … Continue reading

Posted in Rover Automobiles, vehicles | 1 Comment