Tuesday, October 20, 2020

1971 Porsche 911: The sleeping beauty in a Melbourne garden

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Trick or treat: A classic Porsche 911 abandoned in a Melbourne Garden. John took a flier and found a heart of gold beneath the dusty sheet...

Oh! Kolkata: The beating heart of a metropolis on the road to modernisation

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Calcutta, the former capital of British India, is a bustling city that is trying to modernise after years of Communist rule. Farhiz paid a visit to some of the city's historica landmarks.

Press photography with the screw-mount Leicas

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Press photographer Don Morley looks back on his reliance on pre-war screw-mount Leicas for his daily bread and butter, back in the 1950s.

Locks Ajar: A trip to two favourite spots with old Hektor in tow

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The locks are off and the prison door is slightly ajar. Time for a first trip in the Jaguar I-Page to two favourite locations and with a strange lens in the bag...

Interrupted relationships in the Lockdown of 2020

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In the space of six weeks, our horizons have shrunk to what they were 200 years ago. We're in danger of becoming too parochial in these days of house arrest.

Porsche: Another famous German brand

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John's love affair with his 1977 Porsche 911 2.7 litre: Twenty years of fettling with pride and a load of fun along the way...

Vale Stirling Moss: A personal tribute

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John Shingleton pays his own very special tribute to the life of Sir Stirling Moss who died in London yesterday at the age of ninety.

Looking for a new set of wheels? Try this one for size and forget...

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Fancy a four-seater monowheel car? If this one had taken off (in popularity, that is) we could all have been driving around on one wheel. Brooklands takes us back to the early 1930s and the wacky invention of Dr. J.A.Purves...