"Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz?" -- Great Big Collage #12. And can you guess which one was my supposed "mid-life crisis" car?

"My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends.
Worked hard all my lifetime, no help from my friends,
So Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz ?":

Thank you, Janis.

Great Big Collage #12 is about cars, mostly British vintage cars -- many of them made by companies, that hélas, no longer exist.

Here's the Great Big Collage in its great big magnificence:

And now for some more detailed photos:

And now, here's a challenge for you: which of these cars was supposedly attached to my "mid-life" crisis?*

Clue: it's not Oranje.

* The artist, writer, photographer, etc Valentine Mark Herman would like to deny that he ever had a mid-life crisis ("Who me? I was just having fun at the time!") and challenges the fact that you can have a mid-life crises in one's 50's.


The photos come from my archives, so the copyright is mine.

OK, if you insist, I'll share a wee bit of it with you, Janis.

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Comment by Valentine Mark Herman on October 11, 2015 at 5:28am

Not quite, Angie and Snooky, as the car in question went about 100 mph faster.

How could I cruise down the Strip with my hair flowing in the wind, my gold chains shining in the sun, my suntan complementing the tooled leather in the car and on my cowboy boots in a little white 3-wheeler car that was likely to overturn everytime you went round a corner?



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