Allis blowing engine (New Catechism of the Steam Engine, 1904).jpg
Essex (Colchester) oyster smack "Betty", built 1906 at Aldous, in Brightlingsea, Essex, England - pitch pine on oak frames - http://www.betty-ck145.de/docueng/betty_ck145/betty_specifications.html
armchair contemplations by Donan Raven
Henrik Ibsen: Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre.
Let's just get it out of the way shall we? C'est magnifique. Because there was simply no way to write about this exquisite French crafted BMW without saying it. This machine is the answer to the question, “Can you build a motorcycle that has it all?” Many say it’s an impossible task; exquisite vintage looks, bulk horsepower with race-winning speed and capable of a reliable Sunday...