Author Archives: Bruce Thomson
This was a very old barn near Murren in the Bernese Oberland. It’s a beautiful area and a “way station” on the way to the cable car to Piz Gloria. Getting here required a train down from where we were … Continue reading
I didn’t get to do a lot of “on-site” sketching this past trip for various reasons, but took lots of photos as there was loads of interesting subject matter. The perspective in this particular sketch was rather tricky and took … Continue reading
The Hotel at Kleine Scheidegg, Switzerland with the Eiger Nordwand behind. I’ve read so much about this place in books like “The White Spider” and “The Eiger Sanction”, that it was quite strange to be sitting there and taking in … Continue reading
I finally toddled over to “Legendary Motorcar” in Milton this past week. Really stunning stuff. I particularly liked this Mark 1 Cobra – beautiful car – much “lighter” and more elegant than the later versions.
A 1963 split window Corvette, and this one is actually manual! (A four speed). Liked it, but wasn’t too sure about the colour and the mods. I mean – it’s a split window Vette – they only made these for … Continue reading
Did this at the request of my friend, Graham – any reasons, Graham, for this particular model?
A 1966 Thunderbird… the Americans built some great convertibles in the 50s and 60s. They’re not really “my thing” especially given that you can’t get one of these with a manual gearbox, but these things are undeniably cool. Did the sketch … Continue reading
This was a very nice Series 1 and a half E type, British racing green with a black interior. The 1 and a half Es have the newer unfaired headlamps, but still have the small tail lights that sit above the … Continue reading
A Bricklin. Who’d have thought? Can’t remember the last time I saw one of these…This wasn’t in the best of shape and I don’t say that merely because the passenger side mirror was nesting on the bonnet. It was missing … Continue reading