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Today's thing rarely seen Today's thing rarely seen

This thing. A Focus estate from a couple of generations ago. But not just any old Focus. LHD, sticky out bumpers with extra lights stuck into them, odd looking headlights, different badging....

Strangely automated Strangely automated

The other day I saw an Iveco Tesco delivery van, just like this:

Octane levels and their impact Octane levels and their impact

My car is designed for 98 octane (RON) fuel:

Today's thing now rarely seen Today's thing now rarely seen

Not this one, but just like it. Haven’t seen one for ages.

Going abroad, done properly Going abroad, done properly

Seen in the bowels of the good ship Connemara earlier this week (she was built in Italy and was previously the good ships Borja, Baltic Amber, Norman Asturias and Asterion, in the nature of ferries. She’s currently owned by a Swedish company and leased to a French one. Despite all that she proudly flies the flag of…

Now with reduced wisdom Now with reduced wisdom

Your correspondent had just had a non-erupted wisdom tooth out. The op went fine even without a sedative, I’m told it’s the recovery that is worse so two types of painkiller to work through alternately.

Yesterday's thing rarely seen (in that place) Yesterday's thing rarely seen (in that place)

A Saab, actually from Sweden and from Trollhattan at that. Common enough there, less so in St. Malo.

Things you notice Things you notice

I happened, as you do, on this Avantime today and noticed something for the first time. See the rear lights, composed of triangular elements?

One of today's things rarely seen One of today's things rarely seen

Rarely in France that is.

Lunch, a la mode canadienne Lunch, a la mode canadienne

Poutine. Chips, cheese, gravy. Don’t think I’ll bother again, even for only €4.50.

Today's thing rarely seen Today's thing rarely seen

And thankfully so, some would say.

Yesterday's thing rarely seen Yesterday's thing rarely seen

A little boat, courtesy of Fiat.

Good news! Good news! Good news! Good news!

A Dacia Sandero! A Dacia Sandero!

Breakfast! Breakfast!

On a ferry from Ireland to France but they call it a full English. No, me neither.

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