To MyPoP but not for a “packet of peanuts”

By Louis the Scooterer MyPoP here I come, and as I leave my driveway I see the giant advertising boards for the new highrise being built next door being offloaded and stacked against the old broken down metal wall Oh dear…then the usual hair-raising couple of kms to MyPoP with never a moment without a…

The Green Shave

By Jeffrey the Barak How would you like to spread Napalm on your face while releasing questionable propellants into the ozone layer, and then put a stack of eternal plastic into a landfill? Doesn’t sound like something you’d want to do does it? And yet if you use aerosol shaving gel, it contains the very…

Errol Flynn’s Barnes Period

By Ajax Bardrick BARNES` LOST HOLLYWOOD CONNECTION UNCOVERED A handful of sparkling stardust from the glamour of old Hollywood fell on an obscure corner of South West London this week with the solution of an enduring mystery of the film actor Errol Flynn`s early life in the district. Flynn was the biggest star in Hollywood…

Scooterer Stories, Part Twelve – In the North

Scooterer Stories By Louis the Scooterer The travels of Louis the Scooterer, a retired former South African who has found an unusual way of getting to know Israel. Part Twelve – “A little north, a little west, a little east…then a lot north”…then sunset, then night time. After leaving hydro electric plant we are back…

The least continental place

By Jeffrey the Barak Nake Islet, part of Millenium Island, formerly known as Caroline Island, now in the Republic of Kiribati, is the closest point of land I could find after moving the Google Earth globe around to a spot that showed the least land. The only significant continental land visible at the edges of this hemisphere…

Station Wagon is a dirty term.

By Jeffrey the Barak Once upon a time, car drivers who occasionally hauled around a lot of stuff and/or large objects from place to place, bought station wagons. In Europe these were called estate cars, and still are, but in the United States, they were called station wagons, presumably because they transferred goods to and…

Scootering to MyPoP

By Louis the Scooterer Reminder of what MyPoP is, it’s not “my plate of popcorn”, it’s… MY Piece of Paradise. Before I forget, let me show a few pics of my favourite transports from way back.. I show only 6 here coz there are more than 40 favourites already in 6 chapters written elsewhere. Lancia…