“The shame is that the motorist is completely unorganised. The two big associations, the R.A.C. and the A.A., have failed utterly to do their job. Where they should be fighting every yard of the way they have dithered and dallied like UNO in the Congo. But after this latest Home Office report on convictions (over 1,000,000 in 1964), if we don’t make them fight, then we deserve the injustice that is certainly coming to us.”—Robert Glenton in his splendid fighting article, “This War Upon the Motorist Has Gone Too Far,” in the Sunday Express of December 19th, 1965.
“The nonsense of giving medals to sportsmen goes on, though if Brian Statham, who is obviously a very fine fellow, gets an honour, why doesn’t racing driver Graham Hill, who is also a very fine fellow and rather more renowned, get one ? “—Anne Edwards, in the Sunday Express of January 2nd.
“The pin-up girl will be forgotten. The axe has dropped on her pretty neck. I don’t think many of the modern soldiers will miss her kind of cheesecake, although she has been an institution for twenty years and some soldiers may have mixed feelings. The modern soldier is much more likely to stick a picture of a veteran car or the vital statistics of a satellite on the wall of his quarters.” Peter Wood, Editor of Soldier as quoted by the Daily Telegraph.