Discorsi (Italian: talks, 16th century literary genre) from Latin discursus "running to and from" denotes written and spoken communications.

About Discorsi

My website started during the restoration project of my Triumph Lenham Spitfire, now it has finally outgrown its shoes. CarPassionAndMore was my faithful companion through my first years of classic car experience, seen by over 20.000 eyes so far.

Over time "AndMore" became bigger and more dominant with House and Garden, Photography, Arts and Antiques, History and Chemistry during a time where the name "CarPassion" was restrictive towards potential visitors. Therefor DISCORSI.at will be the umbrella under which they will all be found from now on.



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Latest Blog-Entries

The Point of View

POV driving classic cars - discorsi on cars lenham spitfire Triumph TR4 TR4a TR2

With the eyes of the operator - point of view photographs have been the only ones I got a direct reaction via e-mail during the last year. Some of them even reappear on other site and social media (most of the time without a source) - so evendently there is a need, but I'm wondering if it can substitute anything. Most of the cars are prettier from the outside, flowing forms, chrome, shining colour and you don't get the feel, smell, sound of an old car - only more time to read the dials.

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Under the microscope

Your zipper, an engraved silver spoon or alligator leather - everydaya and historical objects can be intresting, revielaing a deeper view and might bring something new to your eye under the microscope. 

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Brake new

Triumph Spitfire4 Spitfire1147 Lenhem HArdtop coupe on lift to check the brakes

Inbetween - now the brakes are done, checked - and ready to go the the Austrian MOT ("Pickerl") appointment and ready for the next year - and on the next dry but not insanly hot day I will drive to school with it. 

Die Riesen - Skizzen

Während der Phase zu Hause, hatte ich nun endlich Zeit ein wenig umfassender Aufzuräumen und durch zu soriteren. Hierbei vielen mir weitere Skizzen, Vorstudien zum Gemälde "die Riesen" von Wilhelm Dachauer in die Hände. 2 Skizzen und das Gemälde selbst waren 2019 im VKH Ried ausgestellt gewesen, damals kannt ich diese noch leider noch nicht.

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The End of Hibernation

The sun is rising early enough, so that I get to drive to work with the first glimpse of light on the horizent. Since I'm eastward driving, I get to enjoy and follow every day as the days are getting longer and longer.

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Topothek's Gloria

Visiting friends during the days between Christmas and New Years Eve, with my focus on ideas and projects instead of talking about persons, I heard about something I wasn't aware until now - the Topothek project.


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