Archie had a bit of trouble getting started. First, he had to be cranked, then he needed his spark plugs lovingly caressed, then he needed his bottom wiped. He was a darling.
Please note: in England, a wrench is called a 'spanner.' And instead of referring to idiot guys as tools like we do back home, they call them spanners, as in, 'I went to this dinner party and got stuck talking to a total spanner all night.' I thought it was interesting that calling a guy something from a toolbox was universal and that the English chose to specify which tool.
Archie, beaming merrily and innocently away:
The best part of Southend-on-Sea is of course the beach huts...
Except maybe the fish and chips:
Which came wrapped like this...
And blossomed into heavenly this, by far the best fish and chips I've EVER had: