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#496903 07/07/13 1:16 pm
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Summer breeze makes me feel fine
Blowin’ through the jasmine in my mind

Sweet days of summer - the jasmine’s in bloom
July dressed up and playing her tune
And I come home from a hard day’s work
And you’re waitin’ there
Not a care in the world


Today my friends was a no jacket day, when the sun woke up it was already warm, and by the time it had had it's juice and coffee, it was toasty, even in the shade of the overhanging Oak trees, in the small back lanes, it was warm. The hedgerows were alive with insects, butterfly's and birds were everywhere, and the scent of fresh flowers hung on the corner of every lane. perfect.

I got up early, as it was too warm to sleep, uncovered the bike, the BMW to be exact, clipped a camera to the rack, and headed out into the small country lanes in the direction of south Oxfordshire. I had heard a rumour, that there was to be a display of sports cars on an industrial estate in a small village a few miles from my home. So I thought it would be fun to try to find it, and see what was there, and as it was early, I may get some pictures before the world wakes up, well that was the plan.

The morning was about as perfect as an English morning could be, hardly a soul out in the lanes, the bike burbling along like the waters of a small brook, I found myself just drifting along those little back lanes, open face helmet, t-shirt, and soft leather gloves, it really doesn't get much better than this. So after zigzagging for a few miles, I arrived at the village, but there were no signs up yet to point the way, but I found a sign for an industrial estate so followed that. A little way further down one of the lanes, I turned a corner and whooow, I had found what I was looking for.

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Blimey it looks like someone had parked a BSA there going by the oil on the ground laughing

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My Beemer and two Galaxie 500 race cars

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Ex Pan America race car..

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I would imagine that this would be busy later, and there would be lots more classic cars, but I needed to bust a move, I had a coffee craving, so loaded up and headed out, back into the small lanes.
As I was going down one of the lanes, a derelict barn caught my eye, but as I got closer, the barn took on a distinctly weirder look, and I had to stop to get a picture. As I walked up into the field away from the road this is what I found...

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Mystified by this, I left the field, and headed out in search of coffee, this took me down towards the Thames at Goring, but the coffee shops were all shut, I still took the time to grab a picture or two...
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After this I headed closer to home, and dropped into Pangbourne for a coffee, and then the last few miles home. It was a great morning out, and so warm, I love the summer.

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Great pictures as always.

The barn and area are truly strange. Bet there is a story there somewhere.


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Did you have a bowl of poetry for breakfast Kevin love the sulpture, and the cars

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Hmm!
I've never heard of an "eye-sore-re-volta" before... Was that a prancing Griffon?

So, who actually made the car?

And, since it was so early, I betcha you didn't get an actual look at those Galaxie's engines, didja?

I was wondering if their engines were actual SOHC 427's... I've seen only one, and it was reputed to be a 600+ horse power ex-stock car race engine... Still a danged FORD;
Fix Or Repair Daily
Found On Road Dead
Fast Oxidation, Rapid Depreciation

Yeah, I've also heard the one that goes;
First On Race Day
To which I reply;
To Fail!!!

Throws 'em for a loop, 'cause they didn't think too far ahead, nobody ever gave 'em a reply before!

NICE pics Kev! GREAT settings! Thanks for that bimble, vicariously....

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I heard them both run, but never saw the motors


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Cool little gathering of cars there, looks like a great day out, overall.
Glad summer has arrived for you guys over there. Summer here has been good-hot, but not too hot!

Cheers dude.


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Did you have a bowl of poetry for breakfast Kevin love the sulpture, and the cars


No poetry sarah just a bowl of "Seals and Crofts"


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