"Are we gorn for a ride or not?" Little Willie muttered. "I can't weart ter git started, I can't!"
"Me too!" said Bessie, eager to get off her sidestand. "Gal Tina hev bin practisin' gittin' me started orl mornin'..."
"Did she master ut?" Little Willie enquired.
"Yis," replied Bessie, "but I'll give har a surprise yit, I will, dew yew see if I dun't. I'll dew har a kickback, given half a chance.. ha ha!"
Soon we were off. Not too far to go though, just along the road to Bob Clarke's Motorcycles for the MoT test for Bessie. And it didn't take Bob too long to declare Bessie had passed the dreaded road-worthiness test and, it seems, the very last as, from November this year, historic vehicles registered before and including 1960 won't have to be tested anymore. Is that a good idea or not? Tina and I didn'