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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
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
Posted in family, Rover Automobiles, vehicles Tagged Austin, Chevy, chrysler, ford, Hillman, Morris, not actors., Studabaker.Real People Leave a comment
Who Really Won the Second World War???
Its not a difficult question to answer if we look at the highways of the Western World today. Before the second World War British auto manufacturers were one of the largest in the World, we had a host of varied … Continue reading
Ministry of Defense Broad Arrow
All items belonging to the MOD (Ministry of Defense UK) are marked/stamped with the symbol “Broad Arrow”. The purpose is to prevent misuse, theft etc. The arrow symbol is shown at bottom of the photo to the right. Way back … Continue reading
Cars I have owned.
Its another snowy stormy day, church is probably cancelled again, haven’t been now for three weeks. I’m beginning to wonder if I will ever get to drive the Mini Cooper again, with the top down . Its hard to come … Continue reading
Posted in Rover Automobiles, vehicles Tagged BSA, fun, great Aunt, Hillman, Jaguar, laundry, Monarch. Belfast school. age 14., Morris van, mother-in-law, motor bikes, Rover, rumble seat, scooter, Triumph, unbritish Leave a comment
Is This the End????
This must surely be the end of the world as we know it??? It was bad enough when the worlds finest automobile, the famous British Rolls Royce was sold off to BMW/VW. Not sure who owns what , one owns … Continue reading
Great Cars of Yesteryear
Not many people will remember the Roots Group or the lovely little Hillman Minx. Nevertheless they were among the finest cars produced in Britain for the first half of the 20th century. You might wonder why I mention this subject, … Continue reading
A Very Busy Day
We have a busy day ahead that started off this morning with no power. No lights no coffeee and no vacuum cleaner!!! We have three separate showings of the house today one at 11.30am 12.30 pm and 1.15pm. Quite a … Continue reading
I have posted a family photo for this post because so many families have been torn apart by drunk drivers. So why have I decided to talk about this subject today? Yesterday I attended the British Car Show in Cymbria, … Continue reading
Today is British Car Days in Cymbria, that is just down the road from my house. I’m going of course but alas without an antique British car, I shall be a mere spectator for the first time in as many … Continue reading