A 63-year-old Series One 80in with a well-documented history has been given a new lease of life by Steve Patchett and is good for a few more years to come. Words and pictures by Louise Limb.
Ever since someone slapped the crosses of Saints George, Andrew, and Patrick together in 1801 to make a flag for these isles, we’ve all been cheered by the sight of the Union Jack. The Swinging Sixties gave it the edginess we’re now used to and once it had survived poaching by the National Front in the 1980s, the good old flag of the United Kingdom became a style icon as well as bring reassuringly patriotic. How much better then to find it draped across a Series One 80in Land Rover. Continue reading COOL BRITANNIA