Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lost in translation?

Tonight’s menu, somewhat confusing in English. Advertisements

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Overnight over

Early morning Breakfast at Tonnerre The overnight section is thankfully done. At last the fog lifted and my eyes could return back in their sockets. Two difficult regularities in the dark were poorly executed with wrong slot turns being the … Continue reading

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Dinner at last

At long last we have stopped for dinner. 8 hours of torturous navigation through a never ending maze of intertwined and probably interbred scruffy towns and villages in thick fog. The map is of poor quality with incorrect distances and … Continue reading

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Volvo at the start

My regular seat for winter rallies. The Volvo 122S

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Noordwijk Start

A rather dank and misty morning for the start of the 2011 Winter Challenge. Traditional rally attire for many crews Robin Shackleton and Ralph Lodge in period duffel costs capture the occasion.

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Dymaxion doner

I found this Scammell Scarab chassis in an auction. It looks like the ideal start for a Dymaxion special. Any takers?  

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Brighton

After the early start we finally made Brighton. Only a couple of minor tweaks to the engine to maintain sweet running. A great day out. Black tie dinner tonight in the Grand Hotel.

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