June 24, 2017

OKay...so not really a blog item yet but being 'puter illiterate, this is the easiest way to put up a photo or two of a lovely Alfa we spotted on hols in Bulgaria. I will add more to this later and it will include a "premiership" rant about a certain, well-known holida...

May 24, 2017

I will start this blog with 3 predictions;

1. We will see inflation above 3.25% by the end of the year
2. May will win the election….but only just.
3. Classic car prices for all but the top end of the market are about to peak.

I know most of you read this blog to hear...

December 24, 2016

I know I have left this Xmas Blog rather late. By now many of you will be well into the “Don’t you dare touch any of that ‘til Xmas Eve” stockpile and are enjoying time with friends and family. I closed the doors on the garage yesterday evening and tried to remember th...

October 29, 2016

Things have been pretty busy at Liskeard Classic Cars over the last few weeks; The Alfa 105 is finally at the stage where we are putting new panels on rather than removing poor repair after appalling repair and lumps of pigeon-poo welding that would have served Tolstoy...

August 27, 2016

So you thought August would pass with no hint of my august rantings? . It has been a frustrating month and yet it has had its rewards.
I am lucky that my workshop is next door to TMA Engineering; I needed a rotisserie for the Alfa 105.....I am no longer in the physical...

July 9, 2016

You go away for a nice quiet break with The Redhead and whilst you are sitting on a 737, 30,000 feet in the air with a large JD and Coke in front of you, the whole political spectrum back home changes.

We land to find that we now have enough Turkish Lira to buy a tomato...

June 2, 2016

So....Back to proper work; the stitches are out (Thanks to lovely Sharon at Pensilva HC.) and my hand is 90% back to normal. My middle finger is still not brilliant and this is of course essential to my driving style.

I had a little insight today with regard to the sad...

May 26, 2016

So....The  Alfa 105 restoration will have to wait until my bandage comes off. No...this was not another grinder disaster but a planned operation for a "Trigger Finger". Years of  Subbuteo had finally taken their toll and unlike the plastic Peter Kitchen (Leyton Orient...

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