Mr Chump

REBLOG: What a great story!

A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

Over your life you get to have so many cars. Big ones, small ones, fast ones, slow ones. Then every so often you get THAT CAR. That car which is so bad that it becomes legendary. Mine was a white Fiat UNO. A bit like the one above, just a bit more rusty.

Let’s start with the name. When I bought it I was particularly attracted by the term FORMULA in its title. Visions of sports cars wizzing round race tracks. Sadly not. Not sure if Formula in Italian means “rust bucket” or “falls to bits” or “frankly this car is awful”.

What further attracted me to this particular bit of automotive history was the logo at the back of the car.

“Champ”

Unfortunately a couple of days after buying this beauty one of my so called friends scraped the top off the “a”. So I was stuck driving a…

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