Category: Random

Notes From A Small Corsa B

By Helen Harkness Hello all, As some of you may have noticed, for the last 6 months your newsletter has been: On time (if not early!!) Filled with interesting stuff Spelling & grammatical errors have been missing Dates have been correct! This has been…

Editor’s Thoughts

By Helen Harkness (You weren’t expecting that one were you? & I warn you, I’m feeling quite emotional) Hello all, Way back in September 1978, when “Tyred Topics” was only on edition no.99, and we were still filling 9 pages of A4, the late…

It doesn’t sound like a sowing machine…

By David Love You know how it is; the wife is dragging you around a shopping centre and you wish you were at the dentist instead, getting a tooth pulled without anaesthetic.  Then you see salvation, a cool car on display in one of…

Things Ain’t What They Were

By David Love, Thought this 1974 advert might stir the memories of our more mature members and surprise our younger ones. Look closely at the car (Morris Marina) and you’ll also see it didn’t have door mirrors either. We didn’t worry about what was…

Small Wonders

By David Love No, I’m not going to write about people like our Newsletter Editor although I will say that Helen does a marvellous job with the limited contributions she receives I’m sure her compact dimensions have nothing to do with it. I have…