Tag Archives: Yaris

A New Car is Born

Today was a special and busy day, we celebrated the Battle of the Atlantic in church this morning. In the afternoon we headed to town to see the first venture onto the road of Peter’s hand built car. You can … Continue reading

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The Transportation my Daughters drive

My daughter Caroline started out her travelling life aboard a bicycle with training wheels. Since then her taste in forms of transport have changed a great deal!! Probably my fault, I taught her how to drive and my own interest … Continue reading

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Service Stations – A Thing of the Past

Gas stations like the one in the photo are surely a thing of the past. Sad but true, gone are the prices too. Gas at 23 cents a gallon, free glass with fill up, put a tiger in your tank … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas – K Mart 1972

Way back on Christmas Eve in 1972 I worked as the manager of the Tecumseh Rd Kmart Auto Centre and Gas Bar in Windsor Ontario. In those days the store was open from 10am to 10pm six days a week. … Continue reading

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The Car of the Year

The Tesla Electric Car Manufacturer all new Tesla S sedan has been awarded Motor Trends Car of the Year for 2013. The first time ever an electric car has won this award. The Tesla company have been producing electric vehicles … Continue reading

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Small-Smaller-Tiny????

How small can we go? When I first set foot on Canadian soil in 1963 cars were large, I mean really large. Even the small imports from Austin and Morris were large by today’s standards. The question is ,how small … Continue reading

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Rising Gas Prices????

Tomorrow is the last day of the month and the time here on PEI when the price of gas goes up, or if we are lucky, down. Trouble is, its a guessing game, do I fill up today or wait … Continue reading

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