Blog James Page

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A pilgrimage to the home of Morgan

One of the advantages of sharing an interest in old cars with my dad is that it’s easy to buy birthday and Christmas presents for him. All I have ...

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There's much more to Alvis than its 'sixes'

It’s a problem that most owner’s clubs will recognise – how to attract new enthusiasts, and make the most of modern methods of communication such ...

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Living the dream for a fraction of the price

I should admit straight away that I have a changeable attitude towards replicas. Some just look wrong, while others look pretty accurate but have ...

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Meeting the man who guided Clark to victory in 1963

I travelled up to Silverstone last week and wondered anew at the transformation of the place since I first went there in 1988. Never the most ...

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Setting out on the road to Rouen - a Page holiday

The Page family holiday will this year take us once again to Normandy, a favourite destination for many reasons. On our last visit, my wife ...

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Using kids as an excuse to get back on track with Scalextric

Having children is an expensive business and makes distant memories of lie-ins, two minutes of peace and quiet, and spontaneous nights out. On the ...

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Enjoying the oddities at Stuttgart

Last weekend marked my first visit to Retro Classics in Stuttgart, a superb show that packed a huge amount into its eight halls. And all displayed ...

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Rediscovering the race track at the end of the road

One of my favourite books of last year was Motorsport Explorer, a comprehensive list of UK competition venues past and present compiled by Julian ...

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Getting your priorities right. Number one – a good garage cum workshop

Not long ago, my wife and I sat down to come up with a list of things that we wanted from our next house. I'm slightly ashamed to admit that we ...

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Soaking up the atmosphere at the 'Ring

The last time I went round the Nürburgring, I was in a Citroën Visa diesel and Dad was driving. It was 20-odd years ago and we were on a family ...