Reading journal: World Car Catalogue 1970 (09/05/2017)

Well, when I label this 'reading', it is very loosely applied. One does not read a car catalogue, one scours. If I had read one, this entry would only have appeared after my graduation. Let's admit it. We have all sat down at one point or another and gone through one of there. given the … Continue reading Reading journal: World Car Catalogue 1970 (09/05/2017)

Photo feature: 2017 Porsche Parade East London

Mickey Plagis of Johannesburg smiles as his Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet is lined up for the next time-trial run at East London Grand Prix Circuit. This weekend saw the Eastern Cape cities of Bisho and East London playing host to the Porsche Club's Annual Parade, sponsored by ExxonMobil. Sunday's itinerary saw 105 Porsche  drivers take part in … Continue reading Photo feature: 2017 Porsche Parade East London

Reading journal: The car in British society (28/03/2017)

Alas, I find myself at the short end of a literary disappointment. Though I started this book with a considerable amount of skepticism, I was at first pleasantly surprised by the insight it provided. Though perhaps not immediate to the local context, The car in British society is but also another literary example of the … Continue reading Reading journal: The car in British society (28/03/2017)

Reading journal: The car in British society (20/03/2017)

Sam Spiller Okay, so Car Cultures did not yield much. If you’ve been to university, you know how some academic writing can be so pretentious that it’s virtually impossible to interpret. Case in point here. And while I will give them the credit to tackling those sort of subtopics, it’s not really my thing. This … Continue reading Reading journal: The car in British society (20/03/2017)