Tuesday 28 November 2023

Sally Thomsett actress

Just for the records


In this print from April 1989, we see the talented actress Sally Thomsett, renowned for her role in the hit TV series "Man About the House. " The image captures her timeless beauty and undeniable charisma as she effortlessly steals the spotlight. Dressed in a sleek catsuit that perfectly accentuates her figure, Sally exudes confidence and elegance. The backdrop of this photograph showcases a stunning landscape, adding depth to the overall composition. As she gracefully reclines on what appears to be a vintage Ferrari, it's clear that Sally is no stranger to luxury. Her choice of accessories further enhances her glamorous persona - donning stylish sunglasses that shield her eyes from prying paparazzi lenses. This snapshot encapsulates an era when actresses like Sally Thomsett were revered for their talent and style. It serves as a reminder of the golden age of entertainment in the 1980s when iconic figures graced both our screens and magazine covers. As we gaze upon this mesmerizing image, we are transported back in time to witness not only Sally Thomsett's incredible acting prowess but also her ability to captivate audiences with just one glance. This print is truly a testament to both her enduring legacy and the artistry behind photography itself.

Monday 27 November 2023

BAT : 1986 Ferrari 412


This Ferrari 412’s earliest owner was also from New York.

The legendary Restaurateur Warner LeRoy.

LeRoy was a larger than life cultural icon who owned so many New York institutions like Tavern On The Green and The Russian Tea Room. I can only imagine what this car saw in the 80’s. The NY Times did a full story on him upon his passing.

Thursday 23 November 2023

Niki Lauda and Edith Schmid in Munich, 1974 - Ferrari 365GT4 2+2

Munich, Bavaria, Germany The Austrian racing driver Niki Lauda (2nd from left) celebrates in the trendy "Why Not" club in Munich. Edith Schmid (3rd from the left), the landlady of "Why Not", is also present.

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Thursday 9 November 2023

Weber Carburettor cornet / air horn - mesh filters

One of the blog readers removed the airbox filter housing and installed these mesh filters instead



It gives the engine a more sporty/racy look:

And this is how it sounds, how cool is that: