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It’s Show Time

It’s Show Time

Being an apparently seasoned blogger with a commitment to supplying the latest gossip and up to the minute updates I suppose it was expected of me to put something together with regard to my visit to the Practical Classics Renovation show at the NEC which occurred over the weekend. And so it was that I received my ticket in good time only to discover the day before that the ticket had gone…

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The simple task of removing the body from a Suzuki SJ Part 2

The simple task of removing the body from a Suzuki SJ Part 2

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The story so far. We took one innocent and un-abused Suzuki SJ413 away from the farm it had retired to 11 years ago with the sole intention of taking it apart and discarding all the pretty bits to enable us to rebody the chassis into something more interesting, namely a replica of a 1930′s open top sports car. This is day 2 and aside from a few wires, cables and bolts the task is all but done.

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The Simple task of removing the body from a Suzuki SJ Part 1

The Simple task of removing the body from a Suzuki SJ Part 1

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After waiting three weeks for the planets to align and the Dalai Lama to pop round and bless the project I found myself unable to delay things any longer. The time had arrived to remove the body from the SJ. First things first, this is occurring on our drive, with no special tools, just large amounts of foolish confidence. The logistical issues started even before the battery was disconnected as…

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JC Midge Build Diary issue 2

  I thought it was time to give an update on how things are progressing. Although I haven’t published much, plenty has been going on behind the scenes and endless photographs of bits of plywood aren’t exactly interesting reading.

JC Midge Build Diary issue 2

  I thought it was time to give an update on how things are progressing. Although I haven’t published much, plenty has been going on behind the scenes and endless photographs of bits of plywood aren’t exactly interesting reading.

A Reassuring Response

All to often these days we see You Tube videos of reckless and dangerous driving affecting the lives of cyclists. After my accident I have tried to raise awareness of the need for greater tolerance by all road users to allow us all to get to where we intend to be in a safe manner.
Yesterday I sent an email to a road haulier regarding a you tube video of a reckless pass by a lorry on a cyclist.  I…

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Midge Kitcar Build DiaryMidge MkII Kitcar Build Diary part 1 (of many)
I guess this is part one of the Mighty Midge (MkII)…View Post

Midge Kitcar Build Diary

Midge MkII Kitcar Build Diary part 1 (of many)

I guess this is part one of the Mighty Midge (MkII)…

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Police urged to investigate fraud allegations against Osborne

Reblogged from Vox Political:

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… by me.

What follows is the text of my complaint to the Metropolitan Police (via their website)  about George Osborne’s paddock scam. I have received a large volume of responses to my article about this yesterday, all but…

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Sandringham Birthday Birdwatching Bash 2013

Labour pains

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Waiting for a bus or a train or for a utility company to answer the wretched telephone might be irritating but is obviously not as urgent as waiting for a midwife. So, after three years, four months and 19 days of almost…

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