The Golden Age of Motoring
The golden age of motoring is a hard to grasp will o the wisp, as solid as a shadow and as easy to hold as a puff of smoke. That is to say, it has never really existed.
Does the phrase apply to the years between the wars? Halcyon days, supposedly, though with only a few exceptions the motor vehicles of the day were totally unreliable bone-shakers. These would have had to jostle for places on poor quality roads and lanes, with horse and carts, charabancs and other such quaint traffic.
Perhaps the Golden age of motoring was in the fifties and sixties, with British manufacturers building cars for Continue reading “The Golden Age of Motoring”