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Testing times…

“We can take the car out in the morning,” Said my son, “I’ll get up and we’ll go.” Nothing loath, I agreed, we could test it “I am sure there’s somewhere that you know…” I’d be glad of a run … Continue reading

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A parting gift…

I saw the sunrise warm the curves of your body. I have seen you glimmering, damp with sea-spray, and standing on the high moors surrounded by heather. I have felt secure in your embrace, safe from the cares of the … Continue reading

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The Forest for the Trees ~ Fandango #writephoto

“That is absolutely fantastic,” Ellen said as she and her son were on their way to do some shopping at their local mall. “What is, Mom?” Jimmy asked. Ellen pointed to the wall. “That is,” she said. “It is so … Continue reading

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The dreaded MOT…

* It is that time of year that all motorist’s dread When the car needs a new MOT, When you worry in case the old girl’s nearly dead… And she surely won’t get off scot-free. So you drop it off … Continue reading

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Round the bend

I was going to learn to drive… that was my first priority on reaching the age of eighteen. I filled out the forms, posted the letter and waited for the provisional licence to arrive. It came a few days before … Continue reading

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Back to bedlam

That’s it, summer is well and truly over. The young have returned to school and parents are variously heaving sighs of relief or fretting about those youngsters starting new scholastic adventures. I no longer have children of school age and … Continue reading

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Round the bend…

From the vaults: I was going to learn to drive… that was my first priority on reaching the age of eighteen. I filled out the forms, posted the letter and waited for the provisional licence to arrive. It came a … Continue reading

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Turning the wheel.

From the archives I looked at my car tonight, thinking how beautiful her lines are in my eyes. She is, undoubtedly, past her best, her engine is a little tired and uneconomical to bring back to optimum performance, the work … Continue reading

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Contradictions #midnighthaiku

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Like, yet not like…

If you are going to have your car squashed by a lorry, then I heartily recommend my local supermarket. Admitting liability instantly, their chosen intermediaries expedited the whole process, leaving me barely chance to mourn the Silver Bullet when they … Continue reading

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