Tales of walking, eating, watching and playing. Vintage treasures and simple pleasures ... the things that make her happy.

Monday, 2 June 2014

Crasharama 2014!!

The return of the Bridport Vintage Market was a huge success
and will once again be a regular monthly fixture.

VJ had a great day and met lots of lovely people;
many had been to the previous markets
and some had just discovered it and promised to return.

There were lots of treasures on offer, 
along with live music and some lovely food at the Red Brick Cafe.
Next month promises to be even bigger and better.
She will try to remember to take her camera next time!
Last Sunday of every month until further notice ...

The following day was a complete contrast ...
they went Banger Racing!!
It was an early birthday treat for Little Man and a couple of his pals. 
First the 'grand parade' of cars,
and then the action started!
It was noisy, smelly, smoky
and sooo much fun!!
After the first race,
the cars were taken back to the pits,
the damage assessed,
and then work got underway to get them ready for the next race!
They were sledge hammered back into shape,
crushed bodywork cut away,
wheels freed up and replaced.
After several races, 
there were noticeably fewer cars on the track
as some were deemed beyond repair!
They were pretty basic inside ...
There were Stock and Saloon car races in between,
and then the final Demolition Derby!
They smashed and crashed,
screeched and flamed,
until, amidst the smoke, 
just one car remained mobile.
The date is already in the diary for next year!!

11 comments:

Kizzy Von Doll said...

Ha, this looks super awesome!! Love it. Am glad you all enjoyed. I hope you have a gorgeous week doll xx

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

WOW I've never seen the likes of such a race! My eight grade boys would love this! hahahahha

Hello my friend! I wish you a peaceful day. Anita

Willow said...

Oh i do love a good ole demolition derby ! My dad use to take us to them when we were kids . every now and again we will see one at the fair grounds.

Things and Thoughts said...

Never seen a show like this! I'm sure your boy has had an incredibly fascinating day!

Jen said...

Looks like a crazy fun day!

Vix said...

Proper boys' fun! xxx

Kelly Jackson said...

Definitely a boy thing. Is this what I'm in for? :)
Too bad we'll miss you in Annecy. It's such a wonderful place to visit; I'm sure we'll bring the little one back when he's older. Xo

Amy at love made my home said...

My goodness, what a contrast of two days!! Glad that you had such a good time on each of the days though. xx

greenthumb said...

Looks like lots of fun, I bet the boys loved it.

nilly said...

Wow!
I think I'll give the smashing cars a miss - too exciting for my delicate constitution. But I hope we can get to the Bridport market soon. It's one of our favourite places.

Kristie Franklin said...

That looks like so much fun! Despite the smoke, screeching and banging around, I can just imagine that lil man really enjoyed this! Heck, I think I would have really liked this! LOL