It’s somewhat alarming to go to a vintage day and find cars that you remember being in daily use.

Meet a Mk3 Escort. It’s the L model so it has posh things like a rear wiper. It doesn’t say 1.3 L so it’s the 1.1. It had nothing by our standards - four speed box, manual everything including I think the choke and so on. Like all versions of the Mk3 sold in Europe power steering was never offered. No, of course there wasn’t AC either. That was unheard of at the time and for many years after.