"I purloined the largest paper available on the coast from the oil company accountant, took names from any knowledgeable local tribesman I met and with the help of my compass, my Land Rover milometer
and the back of my fountain pen, plotted them (frontiers) on the paper," he said.
2017-18 (round trip) Aston Villa.................................................
Even Lyari Express way remains in doldrums due to connectivity on its north/south route of 5/6 milometer
. Our new Port can be replicated like Shenzhen if we take it seriously.
'A measuring wheel which is simply the front wheel of a bicycle with a milometer
attached--is trundled all the way by a kolassi [one of the 40 survey assistants] so we know our distances each day on arrival in camp.' While on the march, the caravan stretched for about six kilometres across the plain, split up into groups of ten or 20 mules with a sprinkling of sowars (Indian cavalry officers) along the line to ward against attack and a rearguard to encourage the stragglers.
LOVE blossomed at a car factory for teenage sweethearts John and Joan Bennett who are now toasting 60 years on the marriage milometer
Turn the milometer
back a decade and traffic jams in the city were a rare sight.
The shocking extent of the scam was uncovered when Trading Standards officers cross-referenced the genuine mileage of the vehicles from auction house records with milometer
readings in the vans and Auto Trader adverts placed by Alvey.
So the calendar (at least the Gregorian one) has turned again and the chronological milometer
has clicked from 2011 to 2012.
I reset the milometer
and set off on the 44 mile journey home.
The aim is to prevent clocking - turning back the milometer
to increase the value of the vehicle when it is sold.
The digital milometer
logs miles on land and also records engine hours when afloat to gauge service intervals accurately.
This is the sign who will check the milometer
before a long journey and keep a log of the fuel consumption, the character who's first to spot flaws, although often too discreet to point them out unless there's a deal being done.