Tag Archives: Land Rovers

Land Rover plus paint equals rain

Three weeks of sunshine and what happens when I decided to repaint a section of the Land Rover’s chassis? A thunder storm blows in with lightning and heavy rain. If I’d started the job three weeks ago, I suspect Britain wouldn’t have had a so-called “scorcher” of a summer!

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A giant Meccano set!

Yesterday morning, the postie delivered a very large, very heavy parcel that prompted a lot of bouncing up and down, excited squeaks, and manic grins from the boys. Why all the fuss? Because “we” were going to rebuild the Land Rover. Well, not quite. Whenever I get a Land Rover, I like customise it for […]

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Goodbye to Harry

I sat behind the wheel of Harry, our 1990 Land Rover Defender 110 200TDi Couny Station Wagon, for the last time earlier this evening. I don’t normally miss vehicles, but Harry has been an integral part of the croft for the past few years and has a certain character that goes beyond being a collection […]

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I love insurance companies

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that our insurer had problems with covering our Land Rover Defender 110 TD5 Dual-Cab as it supposedly did not have an “approved security device”. We would not be covered for theft of the car until the insurer received proof that we’d had an approved device fitted. (Of course, they […]

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Eek, a rural address!

Yes, another company’s database has been set up in such a way that it rejects rural addresses that lack street names. While the Other Half was on the line to Experian trying to sort out their problems with our address yet again, I was on the computer trying to put an ad in Autotrader to […]

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