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My Stag History - A Proper Bird Puller!!

I bought my 1972 Triumph Stag in April 1983; the first MoT I obtained in July 83’ shows a genuine 32,370 miles. I bought it from a work colleague who in turn had bought the car about two years earlier as an investment, only to find that the Stag was fast becoming unloved by the public. 886 more words

Triumph Stag

Time Away.

My occasional trips abroad give me the opportunity to catch up on my reading – something I almost completely neglect when I’m at home. This laxity takes the shape of a steadily growing pile of the London Review of Books (LRB) in my sitting room. 478 more words

Building A Car

Zoom Zoom Zoom

Once a year, the Irish Veteran and Vintage Car Club rev up their treasured motors and set course for the Powerscourt Estate in County Wicklow… 120 more words


Jaguar XK120: The Reason Why Vintage Cars are Worth it

In the study of human psychology and neurosciences, it was discovered that Philosopher Edmund Burke’s observation from 250 years ago was still valid. He wrote in 1756, “We must conclude that beauty is, for the greater part, some quality in bodies, acting mechanically upon the human mind by the intervention of the senses.” 218 more words

Good Design

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Lincoln

hanging out of back seats,
studebakers, chryslers, fords,
we knew them all.