International

It’s odd what survives

Aug 12th, 2016 | By | Category: International

Maigret on television and a pack of headlight beam deflectors lying at the foot of the stairs. The annual holidays approach and with them memories of a France past.

The beam deflectors were not sufficient in times past, one was required to have yellow headlights and beam blockers. Preparations for driving on the continent required buying a kit which included soft black adhesive-backed plastic, out of which triangles were to be cut and stuck to the headlight glass to block the beams of right hand drive cars, which otherwise shone …