AND IN OTHER NEWS...
Plans for a cosmetic makeover are moving forward thanks to reader Peter Harris, who kindly donated a full set of Volkswagen wheels to the cause. This means that I can get them stripped and painted without taking the Beetle off the road. Thanks Peter! MP
The MG’S starter motor is currently responding better to a hammer blow than a turn of the key. On the plus side, I’ve sourced a pair of the rubber stops that sit on the bonnet slam panel, as well as a new grille badge to replace the faded one that’s currently on there. JP
Since Boo is still running, I took it for a wonderful scenic tour of some ancient Welsh churches. While I sat outside, admiring the sun playing on the Herefordshire mud splashed down the side of my white car, husband Len was pursuing his latest hobby – bellringing! Great to listen to… from an E-type roadster! GC
Thanks to the hot Californian weather that we’ve been experiencing in the UK, the Roadster has barely been off the road. The cooling system is superior to the rest of my fleet and, being a ragtop, the Ford is more than suitable for summer motoring, including road trips to Dorset, Staffordshire and back to north Norfolk again. JB