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Tony Moorby

  • Colours
    Colours Red is the new black. At least that’s the way it seems as far as the car palette is moving. The boring, staid and conservative hues of black, silver and…
  • Bless Their Hearts
    Bless Their Hearts I love living “in the South.” I have done since the day I landed in Nashville in June of 1982 with some other colleagues from the UK. The warm air…
  • Do You Want MBLRYXZ With That?
    Do You Want MBLRYXZ With That? I pulled into a fast food place this week to get my grandson some lunch. I shan’t say who’s chain it was but it was one of those where you…
  • Mother Nature Shows Who Is in Charge
    Mother Nature Shows Who Is in Charge This country’s weather seems to be as ravaged as its politics. While the west coast blisters under blazing heat and wildfires and Texans are picking up the pieces after Hurricane…
  • Life Is a Beach
    Life Is a Beach I just got back from the beach. It’s obvious that a trip to the beach has universal appeal. Anyone can reach back to childhood and get all those mental attachments…
  • Eurovision 2017
    Eurovision 2017 Once upon a time, European automobile styling was clever, chic, sexy even. It used to be the leader that the rest of the world would eventually follow. It’s now the…
  • This Parking-Metered Isle
    This Parking-Metered Isle I recently returned from a trip to England – a month-long, self-indulgent visit with my brother and sister-in-law for no other reason than to “top up” on the little things…
  • Dogs Not This Man’s Best Friend
    Dogs Not This Man’s Best Friend A while ago I wrote about my disenchantment with dogs. I realize, of course that 75 percent of our readers believe that dogs qualify as man’s best friend and not…
  • They Make Car Dealers Look Like Choirboys
    They Make Car Dealers Look Like Choirboys What could possibly be worse than walking onto a used-car lot or trying to cross a new-car showroom without the corporeal and mental assailments one usually associates with such an…
  • Cooking School
    Cooking School I’ve said a million times in this column that I like to cook. Whilst being a long way from aspiring to the profession, I do try new and sometimes complicated…