Not far from our farm is a property where many of the past cars owned by Brian's family have gone to rest as they have died. Recently Brian's brothers were together and discussed the possibility of maybe restoring one of these old cars as a great sentimental project.
The chosen car was a 1963 Ford Fairlane that Brian's parents owned.
Brian's brother in law Graham had previously beautifully restored a Morris Mini Minor and he was asked if he would like to tackle the job and he happily accepted the challenge.
Myra and Graham travelled up from their home and Everyone headed out to the old car graveyard to get the old Fairlane onto a car trailer .
One of the brothers wasn't feeling great when they left and thought that something he had eaten had upset him a little, but he was determined not to miss out on the fun.
This is her, where she was resting since the mid 1980's.
As the work progressed, the brother that was unwell went to get a drink and sit down and suddenly collapsed. An Ambulance was called immediately and we patiently waited for its arrival.
He was released several hours later after doctors decided he had suffered an allergic reaction to a newly changed medication.
The car was eventually loaded and was brought back to our place.
I loved the detail of the front grill,
After the car was all secure, Brian added some extra air to the tyres just to make sure those tie down straps were extra tight.
The next morning , they were ready to head home .
This will be a labour of love that will probably take a couple of years to complete, I look forward to seeing her myself. Thanks Graham.
So until we meet again,
Jane and Brian.