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Fancy a Break in the Cotswolds?

January 31, 2017

If so, visit www.holidaycottages.co.uk and search for Fairhazel, you could enjoy a weekend, or half-term, a week or two on holiday perhaps, or even Easter, Christmas or New Year in our self-catering two bedroom Cotswolds cottage for four guests, on … Continue reading

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Tribute to Derek Gardner

March 13, 2016

This week, I had opportunity to think about Derek Gardner once again and reflect on how much Derek’s memory  is cherished by Margaret his widow and their family, Helen and Rachel, when I visited them. It’s been a little over … Continue reading

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Volume 2: McLaren M23, (1974 and 1976) photobook available!

November 29, 2015

After many months of detailed research of the real cars and that of two 1/12 scale models made between 1998 and 2005, the photobook is finally complete and available to view on-line via Photobox, click here. With two cars being … Continue reading

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Third Photobook, McLaren M23

October 10, 2015

This Photobook is in the closing stages of completion, due to be finished in late November hopefully. It will be available as usual on-line, as a link to Photobox. This volume (:2), deals with the 1974 and 1976 McLaren M23’s … Continue reading

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Chica RIP (Photobook available)

May 20, 2015

Hi folks, just to let you know our sweet looking black and white cat Chica seen in some of the photos, passed-away on 9/4/15 amid much sadness being only 6yo. I have recently completed a photo book of her life … Continue reading

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Wingrove models

November 15, 2014

I have been a long time admirer of Gerald Wingrove and his 1/15 scale classic car models, – www.wworkshop.net is well worth a look. Gerald has been England’s foremost model maker for the past four decades. The subjects of Gerald’s … Continue reading

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Jackie Stewart, Matra MS10, 1968

November 3, 2014

I recently had the very real pleasure of meeting Sir Jackie Stewart OBE. The occasion gave opportunity to artist friend Anthony Dobson and I to meet Sir Jackie in relation to a painting depicting his epic drive at the Nurburgring … Continue reading

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1975 Hesketh 308 Video

November 3, 2014

With recent publication of another photoboook, MRO F1 Engineering Volume 1: Hesketh 308 (1975), it’s an appropriate time to release a short four minute video I made of the car during restoration in June 1998 (308/2). I hope the limited … Continue reading

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Meeting John Surtees

October 25, 2014

Having exchanged a few letters and e-mails over the past ten years with John relating to the Surtees TS9 that I have completed the monocoque for, it was with great pleasure I was able to meet him on July 1st … Continue reading

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Hesketh 308 Photobook, out now!

August 2, 2014

After many months of research and work, Volume 1: Hesketh 308 (1975) is finished! Take a look at it here. This has taken longer than I hoped due to the vast amount of photos, documents and other material I have … Continue reading

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