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Bentley MkVI, 1946-1952
The Bentley MkVI was the first post-war luxury car from Bentley. Produced from 1946 to 1952, it was also the first car from Rolls-Royce with factory coachwork but chassis were still also supplied to independent coachbuilders . The chassis and engine went on to be used as the basis of those in the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith of 1946 and Silver Dawn of 1949. The MkVI used an F-head straight-6...
Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn, 1949-1955
Before WW2, most Rolls-Royces had been large and imposing chauffeur-driven palaces on wheels. But the world was changing, and Rolls-Royce felt the need to change with it. Thus the Silver Dawn was a more compact Rolls, aimed at owners who also drove themselves. It was based on the Bentley MkVI. Engines were less powerful than their Bentley counterparts, and Rolls-Royce never let on the...
Cat: “We can’t even agree to disagree on disagreeing!” Dog: “I disagree. I think we can agree.” - From the Nickelodeon cartoon, “CatDog”.
Edith Tiempo, National Artist for Literature. 92. →
culturalcenterphilippines: By Alex V. Pal Inquirer Visayas 8:34 pm | Sunday, August 21st, 2011 LITERARY GREAT. National Artist for Literature Edith L. Tiempo, renowned founder of the Silliman Writers Workshop, died Sunday of myocardial infarction. Photo from Facebook DUMAGUETE City, Philippines—National Artist for Literature Dr. Edith L. Tiempo died on Sunday in Dumaguete City, Negros...
Cory Aquino’s betrayal of ‘People Power’
This article was written by journalist Carlos H. Conde during the 25th anniversary of the 1st People Power Revolution (http://carlosconde.com/2011/02/27/cory-aquinos-betrayal-of-people-power/). Though I must say that it is very well written, there were a couple of points that he raised which I disagree (and I VEHEMENTLY disagree with one of those points)… Obviously, all italics are mine. In...
How I wish our artists would stop claiming freedom of expression all the time...– F. Sionil Jose, National Artist for Literature.