The Rough Draft

If you can't go through it. Go around it.

 Just a couple of pics for this post, I’ll explain why in a minute. As you know, my 2003 Mini Cooper S needed enough expensive surgery to warrant me putting her down. While I was looking for something around my figured budget (about $12,000) my wife asked me about a 2016 John Cooper Works Mini …

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I take a fair amount of stick about my choice of vehicle, mostly because of my height, I’m 6’2″ and have a 34″ inseam. I’ve also got pretty wide shoulders. So when people hear I drive a Mini Cooper S, they tend to focus on the Mini aspect of the name. Which I guess is …

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Did the Toronto Car Show on Sunday.  It was wall to wall people, which really isn’t my thing and as Colin likes to do these things at a run, I didn’t get to spend too much time looking at cars or even get to sit in any (not that I’m looking for obvious reasons if …

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Last weekend, Darleen and I went on the Budd’s Oakville Mini, “Mini Escape 2.0.”  Basically a trip down to Niagara with a couple of stops along the way all in the company of other fellow Mini enthusiasts.  I think the earliest Cooper there was a 2002 Cooper S owned by one of the dealership Sales …

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