Monthly Archives: July 2017

Nantwich Show

One red Mog and a few green ones… 5600 different cheeses, three ice creams, lots of cows pigs and horses. And a flying quad bike, pigeons, ducks, chickens….. One horse and cart being driven by Richard Smith.

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please look at items for sale…. as well as scrolling down this page, of course!

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wildlife pics

Squirrel taken at Em and Drew’s, woodpecker in our garden. Both are regular visitors….

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Fitting the Roscoes!

These, as I am sure you are well aware, are the valves that steam comes in, and sends oil to the valves…. or something like that! Anyway, I made the valves fit the brackets, and bolted them to the boiler. … Continue reading

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1000 Mile Trial comes to Chatsworth

well, just for a lunchstop…. a couple of hundred million quidsworth of pre-war cars on their way around, needed parking marshals, and I was one of them who shepherded them into place just below the stables at Chatsworth. One 1938 … Continue reading

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Another milestone….

Or rather one hundred and eleven thousand one hundred and eleven stone! Just as I got home too, after a drive to Dronny and Chesvegas…. I should have ¬†played about with the trip 111miles previously, but hey ho, maybe next … Continue reading

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Geology study..

Well, a walk around various places near Castleton, with a Uni lecturer, who explained so much about the area, White Peak, Dark Peak, fault lines, even coral reefs!

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Clun Run

An annual run organised by Clowne and District Motor Club takes you, and 60 others, on a 100 +mile tulip guided drive around the area. Always good fun, even when your navigator accidentally turns two pages of the guide instead … Continue reading

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Coal Aston Gala

Which, curiously, was at Coal Aston. Quite a few classics, including a rather nice TR3a, plus an impressive flypast by a Spitfire. The lady and her son were delighted to see my Mog, and even more delighted to sit in … Continue reading

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