"I am so sorry, I have only just noticed your friend request!Yes, I still smoke a pipe, more so now the weather is getting warmer (I long to have a room that is warmer than my garage, that I can smoke in).I have just bought, on ebay, a restored…"
"Thank you for the Welcome Herb!Sadly the Land Rover is currently not on the road, lots of things have failed all at once and some of the issues are bigger than my basic mechanical knowledge. - I will try to have it running again by the Summer.
"Land Rovers are not accepted for racing - not at this writing anyhow - and they will never replace the limo as a way of transporting the very rich, but they do have style and a kind of studied carelessness. A man who rockets around the suburbs, or attempts to seduce fastidious women, in a Land Rover, is obviously a man worth watching. He must be one who can tell society to go to hell and get away with it." - Car & Driver, Sept 1964
"It is interesting, on a sociological level, how we humans attempt to quantify something that is subjective: we feel the need to have a law to protect those who are too immature to handle "adult matters," but we have no means of assessing…"
"At least the professional sommeliers and wine-makers I've met have been honest. They all had the same recommendations: 1. Don't buy a wine because an expert says you should like it; buy it because you like it. 2. Don't judge a wine by…"
"I like this guy. And, I don't even drink beer.
I've long figured most armchair wine connoisseurs can't really tell the difference between a $20 bottle and a $200 bottle. Snobbery is usually more about impressing people…"
""I love beer. I love trying new beer. My fiance and I always go to small breweries whenever we get the chance (they're ubiquitous in New England). And after trying so many beers, I find that I am enjoying the simple, predictable…"
"If that case happened in Canada 15 years ago, there'd be no crime. If it happened today, there'd be a crime. If it happened today but the kid was 16 instead of 15, there'd be no crime. If it happened today and the kid was 16 but the…"