Monthly Archives: October 2013


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Testing Father – The next Ford Capri

This was a covert mission, surrounded in stealth, mystery and near Bond-like manoeuvres behind bushes. Mainly because the car was located within some shrubbery, not because I was some sort of bush-dwelling teenager. That phase of my life came about … Read more


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Father’s Rage – The MK2 Capri

Imagine rust. And no headlights. And some beige. BINGO!


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Genesis – the Triumph Dolomite

Dolomites are not cool. Nor are they safe. I learned both the hard way.