Canberra Capers

12 May 2021 / Story: Bill Short; Photos: Anda Clayton and Bill Short

A mid-week weekend away to the Nation's capital, Canberra, for some sightseeing and a bit of culture. Sightseeing at the War Museum and Old Parliament House and culture at the Canberra Theatre and the National Gallery. Oh, and some nice dining as well.

Harrington via Johns River run

05 May 2021 / John Hansen

A pint of Guiness for lunch

No Sheep on the Dam Run

01 May 2021 / Words: Hella Underwood; Photos: Adele Weatherall

Can we claim the club record?

Great Alpine Gallivant

30 April 2021 / Photos: Rose Smith, Anda Clayton, Brian Clayton; Story: Bob Downing, Geoff Smith, Chris Fondum, Brian Clayton

There was movement at the station For the word had passed around .... All the (MX5) cracks had gathered for the fray ...

MX-5 Club Track Day - Round 3

26 April 2021 / Ian Combes

Get your entries in for the MX-5 Club Track Day on Monday17th May!

Train to Leonville Run

21 April 2021 / Words:Mark and Hella Underwood. Photos: Senia Gaunson & Adele Weatherall

The Chattana Choo Choo takes the Last Train to Clarkesville and arrives in Leonville ... read on for the news.

Coffs Harbour via Nambucca run

21 April 2021 / Wayne Lang

A run in the wet to Coffs Harbour Yacht Club

Jason Russell at Wakefield Park supersprint on 22 Sep 2019 - photo by Rob Wilko

Volunteers needed for MX-5 Club NSW Supersprint

20 April 2021 / Ian Combes

Score a half-price entry for the Monday Club track day by volunteering for the Club's NSW Supersprint round on Sunday the 16th May.

Buzz to Bundeena

10 April 2021 / Words: Marina and John Farmer. Photos: Adele Weatherall

Anyone who can say 'Sri Venkateswara Temple' quickly 3 times in a row, please demonstrate this ability at our next dinner meeting!

Highland Gardens

02 April 2021 / Story: Anne Zattera Photos: Anne Zattera, Anda Clayton, Brian Clayton

A lovely Autumn Day, perfect for taking the roof off and enjoying a drive through a lovely countryside, along some challenging roads, visiting a beautifully presented country garden and finishing with a pleasant lunch with great friends.

Cowra Kulcha

30 March 2021 / Words and pictures by Rod Nicholas and Ken Keeling.

We had it all on this trip. Sunshine, near empty roads, sweeping corners, tight bends, beautiful views, quiet country pubs, great lunches, trains. And then there were grasshoppers, roadworks, dirt, water carts, mud, rain, torrential rain. Who woulda thunk it?

COVID 19 Procedure Update

29 March 2021

The latest COVID 19 Procedure

Gliding Down the Clyde

28 March 2021 / Words: Barry Pope; Photos Adele Weatherall, Bill Short.

Will the good ship Escapade depart on scehdule with our hearty Illawarra Chapter crew or be left beached by floodwater?

Shannon’s Wheels Display

24 March 2021 / Words and pictures by Sir Bob Judd. Additional photos by Rob Wilko.

Wheels had been bought forward this year from its usual date in March but we still managed a fantastic display of 21 cars - all four models of our brilliant little cars, and all variations of body style.

Dam, Dam, Dam +1

24 March 2021 / Words by Rod Nicholas, Photos by Rod & Maryanne Nicholas

Having plotted a run that would take us to three of Canberra’s water storage dams (Googong, Corin and Cotter dams), I couldn’t resist the temptation to chuck another dam in. It's not often we get to see our water supply at almost 100 percent capacity, so I thought why not slot in another.

Bowral Beauty

24 March 2021 / Words by Ron & Maree Tollenaar, Photos by Rod & Maryanne Nicholas

Given the forecast of a wet weekend it was not with a little concern that I peeked out through the curtains early on Saturday morning. Phew, just an early Canberra light fog, nothing to see here folks, so all good and off to the rendezvous point for our weekend in Bowral.

Strike It Rich at Hill End

14 March 2021 / Stories by Brian Clayton and Bob Downing; Photos by Anda Clayton, Bob Downing, Giulia Schiemer, Brian Clayton

A journey into the golden valleys of the original gold rush, to find a wealth of entertainment, fine food, exhilarating MX5 style roads and the company of good friends.

Pappinbarra Run

13 March 2021 / Wayne Lang

A run to Pappinbarra in the rain.

The Sandra Reid Memorial Run

12 March 2021 / Words : Neil Tribe

A fitting tribute to our Illawarra Co-Convenor

Seacliff Bridge and Beyond Run 20th Feb 2021

12 March 2021 / Words:Senia and Bob Gaunson Photos; Rob Wilko & Senia Gauson

A cast of thousands decide to launch from Bald Hill ....