Grassington, Yorkshire probably in the late seventies. So what proportion of the cars would you expect to be British? Let’s tot them up… Red Triumph 1500TC (registration SWW7M and still on the road!) – BritishWhite Ford Capri – British Brown … Continue reading Counting counting
Mark I Ford Cortina, a Vauxhall Cresta E and a Mk1 Triumph Spitfire parked up on a hot day. Continue reading Oil Slick on a Sunny Day
The dead and the living. A church and a pub. A ship and a car. Italian design (Giovanni Michelotti) and British manufacture (in Coventry by Standard Triumph). A nice postcard showing a C registerd, so 1965, Triumph Herald 1200. The … Continue reading Herald
Regular readers will know my penchant for yellow cars. Here, in front of the Hotel de Ville in Beziers, we have a Citroen Ami 6, a couple of 2CVs, a bright yellow Triumph Spitfire, a Renault Dauphine, a Renault 4 … Continue reading Triumph Beneath the Tricolour
Two years ago on this blog I posted about the Lovely Little Corsa and the Grey Old Village. There is a sad follow up to this now. See Notorious yellow … Continue reading Yellow
I was looking at another WordPress blog, called midihideaways, because the author, Andreas, had posted some pictures of old postcards that she had collected over the years showing Saint-Chinian, near to where she lives in the south of France and had also … Continue reading Saint-Chinian Triumphs
So, what have we here? Ford Corsair, Austin A30 or A35 (on the other side), Austin Seven (Mini) and Triumph 2000/2500 and something else which may be something rear-engined? And the Warren House Inn. I had a pint in there … Continue reading High Inn but Fire’s Out!
If the photographer had waited a minute, we could have seen the Triumph TR6 but he didn’t and there’s not much else of interest in this postcard from Yeovil. A Mini Clubman, a wedge-shaped Austin/Morris/Princess 18/22, a Marina van, a … Continue reading Yeovil hides a treasure
Classic cars – Riley Triumph Standard Morris in colourized postcard of Chagford Continue reading Colourful Chagford
In this postcard from the early sixties (?) we can see a couple of men apparently rebuilding the base of the celtic cross in Market Square, Middleham, but when we view the place today on Google Street View there’s just … Continue reading Triumph Heralds end of Celtic Cross
I received this postcard in the post today from a friend who looks at this blog. Market Square and High Street, Fordingbridge sometime in the sixties. There are two remarkable things about this photograph. 1) there is not a Volkswagen … Continue reading No imports for Fordingbridge.