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Re: Flying Shingle

To: (Syl's Sydney Homestay)
Subject: Re: Flying Shingle
From: (Ron Simon)
Date: Sat, 28 Dec 1996 11:25:56 +0100
>To all who posted me direct and via the list their recollections and / or
>involvement with the R-2 or "Flying Shingle' - thank you.
>I shall reply to each of you over the next couple of days if I may.
>I am truly astonished at the depth of knowledge and experience that is
>available through this list. When you think that the car about which we
>speak raced about 40 years ago we have on the list eye witnesses to events,
>drivers of the car, knowledge of its present whereabouts and offers of
>period articles written about the car.
>With such broad based knowledge it is plain to see why the MG marque
>engenders such fierce loyalty - through a tradition built by many over
>time. Each generation has added its little bit and this phase of a global
>community of enthusiasts through the internet continues this tradition
>building process.
>We can consider ourselves to be fortunate.
Paul just a little frosting on the cake. Did you know that the R2 "Flying
Shingle" appeared  in the 1956 movie "You can't run away from It" with Jack
Lemmon and June Allyson,  which was a poor remake of "It happened one
regards, Ron Simon

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