1958 VW Beetle
The poor old Vee Dub sat neglected for many years
while I was blissfully car-less overseas for half a decade. When I returned,
I got to work on it again, renewed the brake system, fibreglassed a
hole that battery acid had rotted in the floorpan, installed new seat
belts, repaired other damage, and re-registered it. The months of practical
activity were a kind of mechanical therapy for me.
experienced the mobile heirloom on a trip to Queenscliff. We had to
wear earplugs down the Geelong Road because the cabin was so noisy at
speed, and I use the word speed loosely. This picture was taken
at Eastern Beach, looking across Corio Bay to the You Yangs ranges.
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