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This blog is more likely to include posts of a political nature - and one that requires sisu on the part of many!

Archives dated prior to March 2008 are entries moved across from either LiveJournal or Octant.

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being a car kinda bloke…

Cars…. and more cars

Talbot-LagoActually, I’m not much of a car-kind-of-bloke, but I do enjoy seeing and driving beautifully designed cars… and since the 70s, I’ve driven some pretty nice models. One that comes to mind is the Citroën SM. Of my personal favourites in terms of design are not necessarily those that have been beyond my reach (as the Porsches have – and I should add that the 911 is a great drive), but rather designs that are superb yet simple, such as the mid-1970s Peugeot 504 and the 1987 two-door Saab 900-i (which I still drive).


← Of the ‘classics’ and timeless pieces, but few come to mind: the 1938 Talbot-Lago T150 (shown to the left),



Teslaas well as the 1955 Porsche 550 ‘Spyder’, the 1960s Citroën DS (whose letter suffix are homomyns of ‘Goddess’ in French), the late 1970s Aston-Martin…

… and now for a brief few years the Tesla Roadster, one of the first commercially developed fully electric cars – shown here on the right →

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