A look back to the roads of the 1920s (Continued from last month)
We left "Owen John", whose past motoring fortunes we are pondering, at the 1921 Motor Show. After this he visited the Motorcycle Show, but seems to have been impressed only by the Ner-a-Car and the Peters, apart from being able to tell the vendors that the Hellesen dry-battery lamp he bought the previous year was still working. He...
From Kingston-on-Thames to Hull
This account, written by Dr. and Mrs. Howlett, of an autumn tour on a Wolseley, which appears to have been an old car, even in 1907, is of such interest that we publish it exactly as written, over 60 years ago (see letter on page 712).
Stella Howlett writes:
Left Kingston 9.30. Bag, tyre, tea basket for luggage. Fairly warm—clothed in woolly jacket, cape...