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Yellow Bird

Here’s a car that has appeared twice in two years at the VHRA show – 2015 and 2016. On both occasions it was an outside visitor rather than a floor display. 376 more words


The Best $ 32 Value In Town

No, you can’t buy this ’32 Ford hot rod for $ 32. It costs more than that*. But you can rent an entire building full of them, plus this one, plus  a sausage in a bun for $ 32. 422 more words


Can We Blame Trump For This One?

Or Obama, for that matter? Or Bush? Or Menzies? or The Margrave of Brandenburg?

Briefly, a sparkplug disintegrated on my wife’s  car this week, ground itself through the cylinder and out the valves, and rendered her Toyota hors de combat. 201 more words


The Proof Is In The Pooting

Pardon the pun. I am under stress in a German small goods shop and it brings out the wurst in me…

Actually I ‘m not sure if I am having a bad time or a good time – the Little Studio computers have keeled over and are being rebuilt at a repair shop. 522 more words



Draw closer, miniaturists and model makers, and I will tell you a tale to gladden your hearts.

My birthday occurred recently. Not the original one – that was waaaay back. 383 more words

Hot Rods

Where, Oh Where...?

And why, oh why…have the drive-in burger stands of my youth disappeared from Perth?

We never had as many of the things as they had in North America but we did have two or three notable ones. 200 more words


The Board Of Sad

I put my car in for service at the agency that sold it to me – they continue a warranty for another 5 years on the cigar cutter and the drink holder that way. 199 more words