Photo of the week #70 – I moved home last week to a small village near Brackley, and my poor old 1955 Oval Window VW Beetle had to spend a few days outside on the drive while we sorted out everything in the garage. With heavy snow-falls over most of last weekend, I think this may have been the worst weather that this old timer has faced since it’s been in this country – certainly since I’ve owned it! But as it originally came from Sweden, it may be a nice reminder of the weather it had to face when it started it’s life. This photograph was taken on my iPhone 5.
Well, as it’s Christmas, I thought I’d post one of my own pictures for a change.
Here in the UK you don’t see many Vintage VWs on the streets even at the best of times so, finding one out in the snow is a rare event!
A few years ago we had a heavy snowfall one winter and I decided to leave my car at home and catch a train to work. During my short walk to the station I came across this split window van which had been abandoned in a car park the night before. I decided to walk back home to get my camera and catch a slightly later train…