Capesthorne Hall

At last with the lockdown measures easing a car show to attend in my classic 500! Having just completed an engine rebuild during lockdown with the great help of Craig Anderson (albeit remotely) this would have been the furthest the car had travelled. Knowing my luck, it would probably end badly on the side of a road! Capesthorne Hall is a perfect venue for a car show which I have been meaning to attend for a few years. The weather was good and I made my way there with my dad (and chief mechanic) riding shotgun. Normally at the North … Continue reading Capesthorne Hall

To Bicester or Not to Bicester, that is the question!

I really wish I was a natural early starter, my 6am journey to Bicester was most enjoyable with mist lying low in the fields and a glowing sunrise.  I arrived on time to meet up with 6 others, to be greeted with “Tinker shouldn’t be here, it’s no dogs”.  I didn’t want to go home so we just hoped no-one would notice her!  We did well till around lunch time, when I was approached by Security saying she had had to report me to her Manager who was on his way over, and thought it a rubbish rule.  Said Manager … Continue reading To Bicester or Not to Bicester, that is the question!

London Classic Car Show Report

Show report from the London Classic Car Show Olympia London 20-23 February 2020 2020 marked the next chapter in the history of the London Classic Car Show as it moved to the prestigious Olympia London in Kensington. It was previously held at Excel London. Now in its sixth year, The London Classic Car Show has firmly established itself as the must-attend event for discerning classic car owners, collectors, connoisseurs and enthusiasts. This was the third consecutive year the Fiat 500 Club was invited to display in the Car Club area, this time located on the gallery of this fine Victorian … Continue reading London Classic Car Show Report