Giulia. Ok, now this becomes very personal. This is my father’s Alfa Romeo Giulia Nuova Super 1600, i.e. our family car for over two decades. She was bought in the mid-70s to replace a Simca (which in turn had replaced a Hillman), and she was replaced by a Saxo VTS in 1999. Everything in this car, its lines, the wooden steering-wheel, the sound of the double Weber carburators, is associated with my childhood and my (late) father. Of course I vetoed the idea of her being scrapped. So, she is now patiently awaiting for me to have the money to bring her back to life (I am afraid she is gonna wait for long). Seen here with topographic survey paraphernalia and with her Alfa Romeo badge missing as always (much sought-after by souvenir hunters and assorted young vandals). Daskaleio, Attica, Greece, circa 1992. 

Giulia. Ok, now this becomes very personal. This is my father’s Alfa Romeo Giulia Nuova Super 1600, i.e. our family car for over two decades. She was bought in the mid-70s to replace a Simca (which in turn had replaced a Hillman), and she was replaced by a Saxo VTS in 1999. Everything in this car, its lines, the wooden steering-wheel, the sound of the double Weber carburators, is associated with my childhood and my (late) father. Of course I vetoed the idea of her being scrapped. So, she is now patiently awaiting for me to have the money to bring her back to life (I am afraid she is gonna wait for long). Seen here with topographic survey paraphernalia and with her Alfa Romeo badge missing as always (much sought-after by souvenir hunters and assorted young vandals). Daskaleio, Attica, Greece, circa 1992.