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Tuesday, 20 April 2010
I used to have one just like this! Mine had less dents and less rust, but otherwise it was pretty much the same.
I cannot tell you how wonderful it feels to be behind the wheel of a 2CV. Every moment is an adventure.
On several occasions I drove up to England in her. Before leaving, a friend would always say "You'll never make it", and she would laugh uncontrollably. I always did 'make it', and the car always behaved impeccably.
We've considered buying another one, but they now have serious rarity value; one in really good condition (unlike the above) would fetch quite a price.
Doris Lessing, flashers and cats
I have been reading for some weeks now (about three) Doris Lessing's
autobiography, Walking in the Shade.
Doris Lessing came to London in the 1950s havin...
2 days ago
The difference between an optimist and a pessimist, is that the optimist enjoys himself whilst waiting for the inevitable! I AM that optimist!
This is a daily, optimistic, 'photos and comments' blog. I make no judgements (only occasionally), just notes. If you wish to comment in any way at all, please feel free. Everything and everyone (except the obdurate and dictatorial) is very welcome.
I was born just south of London, but for the past 46 years I've lived in S W France. I am a painter by profession, and writer by desire. Lady Magnon and I live in an ancient cottage, in a tiny village, in perfectly tranquil countryside. We have a vegetable garden called 'Haddock's' (this may crop up from time to time), plenty of fruit trees, and a view that takes the breath away. I try to treat our planet with respect, and encourage others to do likewise (without preaching).
Contentment is a glass of red, a plate of charcuterie, and a slice of good country bread. Perfect!