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NSU man Buckley admits defeat

One of the great banes of my existence is a huge cache of NSU R080 parts that I neither feel I can throw into a skip nor make use of, even if I ...

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Driving a Streamliner and indulging in the best car-chase flicks

On my return from the Eco Targa Florio, I was straight into a nine-car photo-shoot with a gaggle of ’60s and ’70s Lancias at Enstone airfield. ...

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An archive tidy up brings on nostalgia

I have a lot of black crows hovering just out of vision, but always there in the background. Those worrying, boring tasks that you know you should ...

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A green take on the Targa Florio and the best of Italian telly

I'm writing this on my Blackberry from a pizzeria in Palermo, having just done the Eco Targa Florio (29 September–2 October). Full report to ...

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Falling in love with the most unloved Jaguar

Theme of the weekend was the red XJ-S which I’m steeling myself not to start warming to over-much because I should really sell it. But now it’s ...

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Scoring some automobilia gems at Beaulieu

Got back from Beaulieu last night with aching feet but a warm heart: this really is by far my favourite event. You may well be able to buy a lot ...

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Prescott beats Pebble and trading Berlin taxis

I went to look at a gold Corniche coupe last week. God I wanted it but I suspect I’m only going to be able to afford the Rolls-Royce kiddy pedal ...

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1950s technology impresses

Went to Melksham near Chippenham to do a photo shoot with the one and only Armstrong Siddely Star Sapphire MKII, which is owned by my friend Jon ...

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Dart fun, shuffling the fleet and a call to the AA

It’s odd what you put your faith in sometimes.    Last Tuesday I cheerfully set off on a trip to my MOT man in a 44-year-old Vauxhall ...

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Buckley tries his hand at stand-up. The audience didn't.

I did a talk for the Jensen Owners Club at the weekend. Here's a copy of it...Glad you all made it. I knew the Jensen Owners Club was in town. All ...