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Remembering Mr Moggy: RIP Charles Ware

This morning I woke to the sad news that Charles Ware had passed away. Of course there is a slim chance that the name will mean nothing to you, ...

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Port makes his first pilgrimage to the home of Land Rover

As a privileged journalist, it’s the sort of email that is always nice to see land in your inbox: “Come and spend the day with us, have a look ...

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"There's a special place in my garage, and it needs to be filled," says Port

In my defence, I’ve not had an obsession for a while. Okay, so those that know me may argue that I am constantly obsessed with anything old, has ...

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Le Mans Classic 2014: red trousers, Chad McQueen and overpriced sausages

With another Le Mans Classic under my belt, it’s only right that once again I write about how much I love it. But this year there was just the ...

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That lingering fondness for your first car... whatever it was

In an odd way, I think we all have a secret soft spot for our first car – no matter how rubbish it seemed at the time.  Mine should have been ...

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Digging up London's street-parked gems of the past

For most of us, spotting another classic on the road is a comparatively rare occurrence these days. I usually see only two or three over the ...

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Can you tell classic owners' cars from their facial hair alone?

In a change to our regular lunchtime activity of attempting to fix whatever we drove to work so that it can make it home again, four of us piled ...

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Sun shines on Thatcham despite doom and gloom from the Met Office

Another summer over, and with it comes yet another Thatcham Classic – the little car show that I ‘organise’ each year. This was the eighth show ...

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How a cracking commute in a classic can rival any dream drive

Commuting. A single word that can bring about a shudder as images of endless tailbacks on the M4 return; an MGB overheating with just a couple of ...

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Discovering – and being inspired by – a war hero and motoring innovator

After a week of sun, sand and cidre in the Brittany region of France this August, the Port family travelled back up towards the ferry port at ...