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This Year The Fun Is In Tents

William Shakespeare, quoting Richard III when the sales were on, penned ‘Now is the discount of our winter tents’, demonstrating how popular camping was even then. As someone who remembers a childhood camping under wet, smelly canvas it is surprising that I still like it now. I guess it must be my inherent sense for the call of the wild. Why, once I went camping in Snowdonia and even France! I’ve been out there Man; I know. I’m not personally so keen on caravans or posh motorhomes which are the required choice of people with soft hands who need to be in a home-from-home with all mod-cons, but I don’t mind a bit of camping. Continue reading

Barn Find Classic Aston Martins At The NEC

A trio of Aston Martins found at opposite ends of the country are set to appear at the Practical Classics Restoration and Classic Car Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham on the weekend of 28/29 March. Dave Whiting’s 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante Vantage Convertible will make the journey from West Sussex to be apart of the Heritage Insurance Barn Find display, aiming to create the UK’s biggest gathering of barn finds. Continue reading