Tuesday, 18 December 2012

9570 YS

My old truck Sally finally gave up the internally-combusted ghost.  She went out with a bang, not a whimper, involving broken valve stems and rocker arms.  In addition to long-lasting transport, she was also a hotspot of biological diversity (in part because the fan leaked water into the cab from day 1).  Even the license plate had a variety of fungi, algae, a moss and at least 3 species of lichen.  Unfortunately, you're not allowed to keep your licence plates here when you take a vehicle off the road, even when they have a thriving ecological community.  So all I have left is the drawing...

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