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Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park Oh how lucky we were, the weather had been cold and windy the week before but that all went away for our day out in the sun, a very interesting drive put together by Chris and wife Angie and once again our thanks to them for our picnic in the park in… (read more)


Advertise your items here! Club members – you can advertise your car related items privately, completely free of charge here. For non-members private advertisements there is a charge of €10 and your advert will appear once payment has been received. All adverts can of course be renewed for a further eight week period by informing… (read more)


Club Items for Sale Check with Nathan for Clubs Badges (4.50 euros).


Club Shirts We need a new supplier : However no shirts have been purchased in over 2 years PALE BLUE  TEE SHIRTS WITH COLLAR ARE AVAILABLE FROM DECATHLON AND WE HAVE BADGES TO SEW OR IRON ON We need to  contract a new supplier for Club Shirts Club shirts with the embroidered club logo (tba) Club… (read more)

Ode to Olive

Ode to Olive Eric Clarke Olive not just any old van!Olive was born on the 30.12.78 and her birth was registered in Vigo on 18.1.79 making her a true lady of Spain. Olive has survived the long hot summers and cold winter nights for over 36 years and has really become part of the history… (read more)

Antic Car Club of Catalunia

The Antic Car Club of Catalunia Eric Clarke A GENTLEMEN´S AFFAIR, OR A VISIT TO THE ANTIC CAR CLUB OF CATALUNIA Barcelona has many tourist attractions, but when you tire of Gaudi – “all Gaudied out” as a friend used to say, take a visit to a very private antique car club, it is not… (read more)

MG Purist!

Not One for the MG Purist! Peter Dickson When I was back in the U.K. in May, I called in on an old friend of mine, Colin Walker, who lives in the Derbyshire village of Tideswell. Having been an Oil and Gas exploration engineer for over 40 years, Colin started on a bold project about… (read more)

Automotive parts

Automotive parts translated English/Spanish The link below gives access to a site with a very useful translation of automotive parts from English to Spanish. We hope you will find this useful. NOTE: The Club is reliant upon the information/photographs supplied by members and, although every care goes into the management of the web site,… (read more)

Continental Journey

A Continental Journey Richard O Rourke About halfway down through France, in darkness and driving rain I asked myself was I mad or what? I didn’t dare answer the question in case I might arrive at the wrong conclusion so I just carried on but have no doubt, dear reader and fellow club member, I… (read more)


Ethanol in Petrol/Gasolina Karl Neunzer Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs. The debate over the proposed increase to up to 10% of ethanol in petrol in 2013 is a major worry for enthusiasts.The Federation believes that E5 (5% ethanol fuel) should not be phased out in 2013 – its widespread availability should continue for the… (read more)

Arabian Adventure

An Arabian Adventure – or how not to get washed down a wadi Eric and Ann Clarke   AN ARABIAN ADVENTURE – OR HOW NOT TO GET WASHED DOWN A WADIWith the water forcing its way in the doors and the 4×4 Jeep moving sideways like a wounded crab – we were not making much… (read more)

Out of the box

JUST OUT OF THE BOX…… Eric Clarke JUST OUT OF THE BOX? YOU HAVE TO BELIEVE IT!! Having spent some time over the last three years in DUBAI we had almost given up hope of seeing classic cars except in museums, but this year we were lucky enough to be there when they held their… (read more)

Citroen Type 7

Citroen Type 7 Ou la la Juan and Johanna Uhlmann Citroen automobiles began In 1934. Citroen presented their first front-wheel drive cars and started a revolution in auto production Andre Citroen was very successful in drawing the public`s attention with elaborate publicity campaigns. In 1922, airplanes wrote the name “Citroen” in the sky over Paris;… (read more)


Ernie and Valerie’s drive back to Spain in their new Figaro Valerie Foster On 27th September we set out for Spain and enjoyed a lovely drive through Ireland and France. Ernie did most of the driving and I navigated (did my best!). Driving through beautiful countryside we avoided the motorways and stopped off at some… (read more)

Old barn new life

Old barn new life Posted by Nick Beamish A recently retired New York man wanted to use his retirement funds wisely, decided to buy a home and a few acres in Portugal. The modest farmhouse had been vacant for 15 years; the owner and wife both had died, and there were no heirs.

Breaking Down

Breaking Down – are you going to be stranded??? Written by Elaine Evans At our Clubnight earlier this week, a number of members were upset that someone they knew had had an unfortunate experience when their classic car broke down a week or so ago. Apparently they were stranded in the blazing sun for a… (read more)