Monthly Archives: July 2015

TOOLANGI TAVERN RUN – Sunday 19th July

The morning dawned crisp and cool, and with the promise of a beautiful sunny day…… we were not disappointed. Unfortunately it was not warm enough for the sports cars to have their roofs down but it was very pleasant just … Continue reading

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EAST SALE SPRINTS – Sunday 19th July

Sebring, Thruxton, Silverstone, Castle Combe, and Snetterton are all motor racing circuits built using portions of, or lying within the boundaries of old airfields. The East Sale RAAF Base is still a fully-operational air-force base, but for a few days … Continue reading

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JULY MONTHLY MEETING, Drouin Golf Club – Thursday 9th July

About forty-five members and guests supported our meeting this month and enjoyed a lovely, hot, 2-course meal on what was certainly a wintery Thursday evening. The 1953 Austin A40 Sports which was on show in the dining room belongs to … Continue reading

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VISIT TO KEN and BEV PURCELL’S ORCHID FARM, Drouin – Sunday 12th July

When one retires from dairy farming it’s usually not to become involved in another labour intensive hobby such as propagating and showing cymbidium orchids. Since moving from their farm at Athlone, Ken and Bev Purcell have been growing orchids at … Continue reading

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JULY BREAKFAST CLUB, Warragul CBD – Sunday 12th July

There’s a belief amongst many enthusiasts that classic and sporting cars should be ‘Driven, not Hidden’. Thankfully, quite a few Breakfast Club regulars follow that credo and bring their special vehicles out each month despite the weather forecast and local conditions. … Continue reading

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OPEN GARAGE & GARDEN at LONGMORE’S – Tyers, Sunday 5th July

After more than a week of typically miserable Gippsland winter weather, it was a relief to see that Graham and Marg had managed to secure the only perfect day in the outlook period for their Open Garage and Garden morning. … Continue reading

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