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April 26, 2021

Fleet Street please

Springfield Missouri

– odd sightings along The Mother Road. An old double decker London bus. It was parked in a food truck court and, if open, would have served Cornish Pasties… shame!

April 9, 2021

The Duke

Prince Philip Windsor-Mountbatten 1921-2021

– mini bike madness across Sandringham astride a red monkey called Easy Rider. Not quite Wyatt on his Stars ‘n’ Strioed tank’d Captain America but a fun bag of festivity nonetheless.

April 2, 2021

A Verdant Workshop

Falcon

– another photo of Ewan and his favorite marque. This is a caféd Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone. The famous bacon slicer flywheel obvious on the drive side. The green color scheme of the workshop furniture even matches the fuel tank.

February 21, 2021

Sunday Night Blues

Winter rolls along…

.. so we need to look at the fun times ahead as spring emerges from the snow and ice surrounding us.

February 2, 2021

Captain Sir Thomas Moore

British Hero

– popularly known as Captain Tom, was a British Army officer and centenarian, known for his achievements raising $45 million for charity in the run-up to his 100th birthday during the COVID-19 pandemic by walking 100 laps around his garden. He passed away today from COVID-19, complicated by pneumonia. He had surely made it clear that you’re never to old to make a difference.

January 30, 2021

Kool Kat

Purring Along

– the tabby whiskered rider.

January 1, 2021

Indian Iron

www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54997191

November 2, 2020

It’s a Gas

Green Bay Road & Lake

– fuel is the essence of movement.

Gasoline (/ˈɡæsəliːn/), or petrol (/ˈpɛtrəl/) is a clear petroleum-derived flammable liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in most spark-ignited internal combustion engines. It consists mostly of organic compounds obtained by the fractional distillation of petroleum, enhanced with a variety of additives.

October 31, 2020

Double Oh Seven

Sir Sean Connery (1930-2020)

– one thing can be said: any film with Sean Connery in it was always worth watching. He brought a certain brogue gravitas to his characters. RIP

King Agamemnon, Professor Henry Jones; Mike; William of Baskerville; Robin Hood; Bond, James Bond; Major General Roy Urquart; Jim Malone; Daniel Dravot; Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Rámirez; Captain Marko Ramius; Zed.

October 23, 2020

Roar

Tiger Eyes
October 17, 2020

Turquoise Tank

One Fifty Chevy

More patina that a rusty nail. I was filling up at a gas station in Des Plaines and spied this beat-up Chevrolet. It sounded like heck when it started up. Unless the owner didn’t want to wake the dead by revving too much…

October 6, 2020

EVH RIP 1955-2020

Frankenstrat Axe Guy

-Eddie Van Halen played his last power chord today. Here he’s enjoying the finer things in life astride a Confederate Wraith the two wheeled version of his Fender-Gibson hybrid guitar.

September 17, 2020

虎 Tora

Japanese Tiger Silk Painting
August 21, 2020

Crescent Moon

Dusk

– Perfect weather for a ride around Lake County as the sliver of a waxing moon hinted its presence in the evening sky.

August 3, 2020

Panthera tigris

Big Cat

The largest of the worlds felines, the tiger is renowned for its ferocity, power and whiskery good looks. The facial Rorschach like stripes provide the recipient of the intense stare with a cursory distraction and the 500lb cat readies to pounce…