Cars n Aeroplanes

January 2010: Have you checked my white horse? Well, white VW kombi – WHICH . . was towed into the garage while on holiday two days before new year. Today I towed it again – to a clutch place. I’ve been driving Trish’s ole man’s 1980 Opel Kadett. He handed me the keys, his visionContinue reading “Cars n Aeroplanes”

Bob’s Last Landing

My old mate Bob Ilsley the Vagabond Pilot – or Vagabob – has flown his last. His undercarriage buckled, he ran out of runway. All his stories I’ve heard since 1979 came out at his memorial service. I met him at Addington hospital when the army sent me to Out Patients Dept ‘B’ (called ‘OhContinue reading “Bob’s Last Landing”