Derek and his 65 Volvo 544

Derek bought a 1965 Volvo 544 – the same car that Colin Powell collects. Colin wanted this one for his collection but Derek beat him to it.


Colin Powell sent 17 emails about this Volvo. Apparently he has 5 of them at his home. If I was Derek, I would not upset Colin Powell. There are some countries that wish they had not upset Colin Powell.


But it really is a nice car. Maybe even worth risking your life to buy it. Still, I would be looking out for suspicious characters with earphones who are driving black SUV’s up and down Derek’s street.

Today, when we go to Derek’s house for his wifes party, he will take me for a ride in the Volvo that Colin Powell didn’t get.


I like to live dangerously.


Andrew Jones has been blogging since 1997. He is based in San Francisco with his two daughters but also travels the globe to find compelling stories of early stage entrepreneurs changing their world. Sometimes he talks in the third person. Sometimes he even talks to himself and has been heard uttering the name "Precious" :-)


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