Jump to content

Anyone else on google earth?


stuboy
 Share

Recommended Posts

Sadly not a lot of my assorted nails on Google Earth, as they've only done a few sweeps round here.

A screenshot from July 2014 reveals KAZ, the Laguna bASe, on the drive of Casa DC not that long after I acquired it:

1749682254_HD2014.thumb.jpg.0b6c50e9370cf4125e7394d3a0f9af55.jpg

I peeled all the giffer-stickers off the windscreen before too long. The blurring also helpfully disguises some of the dents and stuff.

Also nice to see next-door's Corolla TT, which was written off not long after this when a Transit t-boned it and put it on its roof (no injuries, thankfully).

My only other Streetview image is further back again, from August 2008, when The Poor Old Escort (as it was known) is shown dumped near the place I was renting in East Belfast.

1867785894_OaklandAug2008No.2.jpg.b6c830125555d260dcdaab2a1fb3fefb.jpg

1550190654_OaklandAug2008.jpg.eff45219d1ad8bba9b05d37ef1a4f67a.jpg

Massively damaged nearside not shown. Touchingly, it seems I've made sure the steering wheel Disklok is fitted. Can't be too careful...

I'd hoped I might also be able to find an image of the Cortina Estate I bought in August that year, but there's nothing visible. I also can't now remember the seller's address (somewhere in Cambuslang) so I can't even navigate to Streetview for Glasgow and see if it's parked at his place, alongside his rather nice Marina Coupé.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Google only visited us once, in 2010. Strangely these images were not accessible for years, until after the local Authority eventually adopted the public areas of the estate from the original developers then as if by magic you can now “drive” past my house:

E691A25E-1DB5-42E8-A875-9C8DE9D781A6.jpeg.c80d6c44a97e8c52c00d93994049eb9f.jpeg
 

Starring my then girlfriend’s MGF and the brown Sierra,

C6C99AD8-1E95-4A94-BF7A-DCEA4FB0071E.jpeg.8d284c81803d90d1439fa78490413361.jpeg

my fathers Volvo 850 AWD and a Yamaha Neos I briefly owned,

F458D75D-488D-4E9B-A2F2-184E45C5329A.jpeg.d6401237b0fee3f2a19457f05a994668.jpeg
 

and the pile of shite XR2 with its taped over sunroof repair proudly on display. 
 

FB686644-03E2-4E24-89A7-1CD46C3F67BA.thumb.jpeg.6d1b7a8477c8ca4e35ba0c49cfcb49a2.jpeg

What the place looks like today for comparison - fence replaced by wall, manky old Fords replaced by modern German kid-hauler, and mildly interesting driveway ornaments replaced by an 8 foot trampoline semi-permanently blocking access to the garage (which in 2010 housed an early Sapphire Cosworth and a Peugeot Sum Up 125 scooter).  Changed days. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...