A Life In Cars

The life story of Dickie Sutherland

Singer

Singer 9

Singer 9 Tourer  (1948) Mid-1963 I bought my first car. Yes a Singer 9 tourer, the Black Knight. How very exciting a sports car, my car,

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Other

Heading Off To Trade School

Trade School, what an experiance, the Teachers were Tradesmen, good at there trade, use to telling apprentices what to do, no questions asked but filled with interesting stories of work, life and cars. The students, were fliied with the excitemt of there first job, a whole new schooling expeiance and Cars, and the very real entry into the adult world.

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Holden

My First Job

First job offer, Yes! well I was offered the job, a 5-year apprenticeship, at the Department of Supply Woodville Workshops, with a requirement to attend night school to complete my Intermediate certificate.

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Holden

Learning to drive

There were many lessons changing gears, clutch in, clutch out, now try double the clutch, and, do not, look at the gear shift, keep your eyes
on the road. Could I ever get this sequence to flow, to work, well in time I sort of got there?

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