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Thursday, 16 September 2010

you think i'm funny when i tell the punch line wrong..














sorry, vix, i know i've been promising a new car post for ages - here are some not brilliant pics - it looks better with the roof down, but not in this weather haha..i'm still experiencing that new-car glow, and i've had it a couple of weeks now, but it does still excite me every time i drive it..i did have a bit of a dilemma when it came to thinking about a new car..i work only the other side of town to where i live, so it's not like i need a car for that, i have a pretty pink bike which i do try to make as much use of as possible on summery days..

my last car was a land rover, (my second one) perfect for carrying huge amounts of (mostly, unnecessary) stuff around with me, but also great for off-roading when it comes to car boots and guide camps, both of which feature a fair amount in my life..but, after it proved itself to be a little more than slightly unreliable (they sadly didn't make their reputation based on build-quality, it seems), i decided to broaden my horizons..which meant more choice, even further from a decision!
luckily, my dad loves to car-shop, so we did a tour of the local garages to come up with a short-list of options..and came back with the decision made, and the deal done - i just had to wait a month until it could be registered as we bought the showroom's demonstrator "/
that said, that was clearly a good decision, as the sales guy tells me that they have subsequently sold several others, which won't be ready 'til october - i mean, seriously, who want's to wait until october for their new convertible..
i think the choice of car has somethign to do with my recent love of hats - it has heated seats, which means come winter, i WILL be driving around with the roof down (provided it's not actually rainign) with the seats warmed, and wrapped up in a chunky scarf and wooly hat - i've always wanted a convertible, so better make the most of it!! :)
and to keep it topical, i was feeling fairly uninspiured this morning, so just wore the outfit i suggested in yday's post - new floral warehouse dress with the navy lace body under it, and some purple poetic licence shoe boots i wore not that long ago..

3 comments:

  1. Hoorah for a car post! It's gorgeous, Char. I'm not surprised it's being driven on short journeys as well as long ones. Love the colour, too.
    I think you should channel your inner Grace Kelly and try wearing a few chic chiffon scarves around your head and maybe track down some vintage driving gloves.
    Love the frock with the lace body underneath. xxx

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  2. It's beautiful and it suits you! I love new car smell, is it divine?
    Kandi x

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  3. Oh it's LOVELY! What bad timing that you didn't have it when you came to stay. I can just see us belting around in it, Thelma and Louise style ;-)

    The dress and lace body look fab too. Pfft to your friend who said it looks like curtains - it's nothing like!

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