A Life In Cars

The life story of Dickie Sutherland

The Austin 7 parked by the Dairy sheds in Robert Avenue, Mum’s sister Em, her daughter Pat standing on the left, Grandpa Zschorn with Barbara on his knee, Em’s son Brian standing on the right. Leonie the dog.

1940

Dad First Car

A second-hand Austin 7 was our first family car, however, Dad soon realised it didn't cut the mustard.

A second-hand Austin 7, was the first car our family had.

A family of 4, with a Dairy to run.

However, as Dad soon found out, the Austin 7 was just not cutting the mustard.  He needed a car family car and a car to cart hay for the Dairy; something the baby Austin struggled to do.

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