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Oh Joy, I'm A Three Percenter

And not in politics, neither. Apparently I am among only 3% of the population who choose to drive a green car.

This from a survey of a number of websites that seek to comment on the dullness of modern car colours and to find the reasons for it. 441 more words

Cars

The Hot Day Out

Well, I tried the veteran and vintage car rally – or rather the end-point of the the car run – this afternoon. It was every bit as hot as the Met department predicted and the place they finished was utterly devoid of wind. 284 more words

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An Interesting Experiment This Week

I attend a number of car shows throughout the year – some formal like the VHRS or WA Rod Shows – some looser gatherings. Rarely do I have three events in one week but this coming week sees me at the end of a veteran and vintage run up in the hottest suburb in town , Tuesday evening sees me at the beach for a retro beach party, and next saturday sees the Big Al’s Poker Run in a large green park. 200 more words

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Wait Till You See The End!

Some cars are all front – like a French battleship. Or a mining magnate. They come at you fierce or sleek or domineering and that is all the impression you carry away with you after they have left. 617 more words

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Vietato Toccare Part Three

There’s a shop selling Nikon equipment on the main street of the Ginza in Tokyo that has entire windows of secondhand lenses for sale with price tags. 357 more words

Cars

Vietato Toccare Part Two

Australia Day in Melbourne is marvellous – there is a big parade with lots of colourful social, ethnic, and religious groups parading down Swanston Street to go to the park. 346 more words

Cars

Vietato Toccare Part One

I once read a short story in the old SPUTNIK magazine with the title of this post. It was about a Soviet bumpkin who visited Venice and toured the art galleries. 521 more words

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