2-wheeled delights - Nippy the e-moped and the Co-op trade bike
3-wheeled Delight - Kiswasti the Steam Car
The conversation with my wife on returning home went roughly as follows;
“How did you get on?”
“You look like you’ve bought something…..”
“Er, well yes….a steam car”
“Have you a picture of it?”
“yes – here it is”
even longer pause
“You know what – Dad would have loved that”
I now know what a dodged bullet sounds like.
4-wheeled Delight (small) - Martin the Austin A30
Bought on a whim – isn’t everything? – and brought back to roadworthy condition over a number of years with the help of my younger daughter.
Some schoolfriends were talking about James Bond’s Aston Martin, and she mentioned that she was helping her Dad restore one, which invoked widespread admiration. Well Austin is a bit like Aston, so Austin Martin it was.