Saturday afternoon I hopped in the Rover and headed for Stud Mill Road. I planned on making the a loop from Milford heading east on one of Maine’s longest logging highways and turning off down Alligator Lake Road which connects with the Airline Road (Rt. 9). My only fear was the gate that connected the […]
Land Rover Ambassador Ben Saunders and Tarka L’Herpiniere have reached the turning point in their journey to recreate Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s 1911 fatal journey to the South Pole. The team is now on the return leg of the trip, the same leg that is presumed to have led to Scott death, more than 100 years ago. […]
“You didn’t buy a car, you bought an erector set without any instructions.” – John Holyoke. After coming back from a photo assignment, I threw my gear in the back of the Rover and the door wouldn’t shut. The locking mechanism is already locked in the correct position. Which, unlike the common problem of the […]
When I bought my house in July 2013 I looked over one highly important utility that I think is vastly important in Maine. A water spigot in the garage, or at least near the driveway. Maine’s salt-covered roads during icy winters make this a highly desirable homeowner commodity. So the plan this summer was to […]
The garage is ice cold and my car never thaws out. My thermometer read 10 below Thursday night, the coldest I recall since I’ve moved to Maine. The temperatures for weeks prior haven’t been much warmer than 20, putting a “freeze” on my Rover repair progress. In lieu of the cold, I decided to take […]
Here’s a nice, and quick, retrospective on Land Rovers recent popularity shift by Fortune Magazine. Or as the author puts it, “the remarkable renaissance of Land Rover.” I don’t think I’ve heard the word “renaissance” used to describe anything related to the car industry in a long time. I’ll take it as a good sign.