Saturday 2nd July 05
I even managed to have a
weekend away to celebrate my birthday and go and visit Fred for
A Special Reunion.
This has been a very special day indeed. Today I took John
Whitworth with me on a little trip down Memory Lane - the Yelloway
77/78 route was one on which John worked on a regular basis and
there is a dame good chance that he drove us to our Grandparents on one of
our regular trips to HAVERHILL.
As the picture below shows, there was a special surprise at the
end of a 3½ hour journey, on the right is a dear
family friend, he's Mr Fred "Smudger" Smith a former Premier
travel driver whom neither had seen since the sad demise of Yelloway
some 17 years ago.........
I hope they enjoyed the reunion.
John & Fred
July 25th to 30th. Anyway .... metal framework and chassis have been the main focus of
our attentions throughout a very hectic week (25th to 30th July)
between us, we've removed something like 6 kg of rust, grime and in
Richards case more skin from his knuckles!
hammer at work on the chassis
Cleaning up the fuel tank
Panel refit was a bonus for us too as with several
nearside panels now permanently refitted and ready for repainting in
18 months time we hope?
Panels clamped in position ready