Monthly Archives: September 2013

Ford Popular: “Sit up and Beg”

Tony Harris shares with us his memories of his first car, a 1959 green Ford Popular “My first car was a 1959 green “Sit up and Beg” Ford Popular which I bought in 1963 prior to starting a teacher training … Continue reading

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Morris Thousand: Trip to Harrods was a baptism of fire

Streetlife user Catherine tells us her tales about her Morris Thousand My first car was a Morris Thousand in grey. It was not a splint windscreen one but old when I bought it. She was called Poddles. I was at … Continue reading

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Triumph Herald: Reaping the rewards of two years of dedicated saving

Fifty years ago I left school and started a six-year Toolmaking Apprenticeship, I had been brought up during the 1950s with my father being a motor car enthusiast, and then living in Kent, we would go to Brands Hatch at … Continue reading

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1932 Alvis: My first car was high revving

John Freiter shares his memories of his first car. He said: “My first car was a 1932 Alvis TJ 12/50 Doctor’s Drophead Coupe which I bought for £25 in 1956 and used it most weekends from Suffolk to visit my … Continue reading

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