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Age 42, but you’ll all say “You don’t look half that”!! I can hear you now!!
Part Time Teacher funding Part Time Artist/Photographer
near Dumfries, Scotland
Married, Blissfully (he let me buy an Alfa!)
which cars do you drive and why?
I drive a 2006 Alfa 147 1.6, because I just fell in love, and a 1969 Triumph Vitesse 2.0 Convertible, because I love driving a convertible and as a family we are starting our own Triumph collection – we have a 1972 Toledo as well!! I also have a Gilera Ice scooter for fun!
Are you a real passionate for Alfa Romeo?
I love the looks of the classics and the refinements of the newer cars. Owning an Alfa is a dream come true!!
What or how started your passion for Alfa Romeo and…
….do you think it’s fundamental to own one to have the passion?
No, I don’t think you need to own an Alfa to be an enthusiast. For me it’s always been a longing to be a bit different. I don’t follow the crowd in most areas of my life and my choice in cars tends to follow that notion.
Would you ever consider joining an Alfa Club or are you already a member of one?
Yes, would but unfortunately everyone seems miles away! Maybe everyone should just join my club instead!!
What do you like most about Alfas?
That they’re beautifully different. Elegant and sporty.
What do you like least about Alfas?
The way some people suck in air when you say you’ve got one and then tell you to get a good warranty!
What would be your dream cars?
Love the Spider – tough question because each car has its own characteristics and I like differences!!
What car would you least like to drive?
Smart car – any of them. Sorry Mother Earth but these are just horrid cars!!
For you, what’s the most popular thread on AO?
I like the technical threads – but also the light-hearted ones too. I don’t think any are more important than others.
What would be your ideal drive in an Alfa (destination, passenger, driving music, etc)?
Italy, without a doubt, with my husband, listening to the engine!
What interests do you have outside of Alfas?
I run a car club, Spinning Wheels Motor Club, and we attend car shows throughout the summer. And I paint, draw, photograph and print anything that doesn’t move too fast!!
What do you like most about the Alfaowner forum? Any favourite threads, episodes or people?
So far, the welcome has been fantastic with everyone being really nice!
If you had £50,000 you had to spend in 72 hours, how would you choose to spend it?
Toughie. I think I’d probably get a Spider, the new one, so make sure I get the money once the car’s in production!! And I’d take my husband and son out for a curry. How much change have I got?
Last edited by paintergirl; 07-10-06 at 08:09.