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A Bedford with a History

I first saw Brian Manning’s J Series Bedford in his backyard in the Darwin suburb of Stuart Park a decade ago. Vines and long grass grew in and around the truck. I was talking to Brian about another matter, but he told me something of the history of this little truck, a history that is … Continue reading

A Truckie’s tea party

Who’d a thought! Twenty years ago it’d be a mob of the boys at the Maranga telling lies and changing gears, being jack-knifed on jumpups and stiff-poling through bogs. A far more gentile occasion at the Taminmin library at Humpty Doo on Saturday (April 9). The road warriors, with age settling gently on worn shoulders, … Continue reading