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Emergency stop

By Ericsamson
Viewed from the city wall in York. Clearly this Mini is a write off as well as right off the road. Perhaps some over enthusiastic wag gave it the beans, vaulted the ancient ramparts and buried it in the shrubbery. If I remember correctly it now serves the office of a barbecue at the back of a pub. However, given the fondness for ghost walks around York there are rumours that an ethereal voice can be heard in the stilly night moaning to the effect that someone only had to blow the bloody doors off.

Many thanks for the comments and votes in response to 'Shadowland'; always a joy and much appreciated.

All the best, G. Smile

Tags: Mini Silly Sunday Humour and fun

Voters: rambler, mike9005, mrswoolybill and 20 more

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Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2019 6:26PM
Be interesting seeing it at night be driven by a headless ghost Graham. But who would believe it.
Peter GrinGrin
31 Mar 2019 6:53PM
these sat navs are not always correct
31 Mar 2019 6:59PM
It's a fine composition Graham,
Spkr51 5 United States
31 Mar 2019 9:22PM
Tooma 5 2.2k 3 Scotland
31 Mar 2019 10:34PM
Anything for publicity. Looks a bit of a Shambles. Smile
31 Mar 2019 10:34PM
Well found
SUE118 Plus
13 8 1 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2019 7:17AM
bluesandtwos 12 530 1 England
1 Apr 2019 8:32AM
Ah, brings back long distant memories of my old red mini ( car, not skirt) and the shenanigans that went on in it. Much is possible when young, slight of build and supple ( non of which, sadly, now applySad). Memories of driving from London to the Lake District, took half the holiday to get there and the other half to get back at a steady, ear drum destroying 60mph, the time the wipers failed on the M1 and the journey was continued with string attached to the wipers, both sides, passed through both side windows and pulled manually as required by the poor passenger, and we won't even memtion the time the brake master cylinder decided enough was enough as both car and I approached a T junction! It was amazing to see a handbrake pulled almost vertically, and the damage done to tyres as they scraped the kerbs in the (successful Grin) attempt to stop. Oh the happy, heady days of motoring in the sixties!!!GrinGrinGrin

Good picture old chap, and well spotted! One takes it said car was being piloted by Cyril Joystick and was driven off the road by a distracted Cyril when his young, leggy and somewhat rampant female (or possibly gender fluid) passenger announced that her knicker elastic had gone the way of all things and would he mind if she stashed them in his glove box for future repair.

Have a great day mate, keep turning that wood,

TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
1 Apr 2019 11:15AM
That's certainly not going anywhere! Great find and capture Graham 👍
Trev 😀
mistere Plus
8 9 4 England
1 Apr 2019 12:36PM
That's the problem with Valet parking, you never know where they're
putting your car SmileSmile.
A great find Graham.


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