Turning the wheel.

We all remember Sue’s Italian shaped, ‘sports’ car; and they were iconic times for the early Silent Eye School…

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P1020544I looked at my car tonight, thinking how beautiful her lines are in my eyes. She is, undoubtedly, past her best, her engine is a little tired and uneconomical to bring back to optimum performance, the work she needs no longer financially viable, at least for me. Really, she needs an enthusiast to spend time and skill with her to bring her back to what she should be.

I can feel the road through her chassis, every bump, every mile, every bend. This is not necessarily be a good thing, you may say. You are probably right. I quite like it. She responds to me and she, the road and I have a wonderfully intimate relationship.

Virtually anything will pass us on a fast road these days, not because she isn’t capable of speed, but because, being a little old lady, I am gentle with her. She…

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