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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.

MX-5 Club Track Day - Round 3

31 March 2021 / Ian Combes

MX-5 Club Track Day - Round 3 on 17th May will open soon!

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 ....

2021 Club Track Day Round 2 is open!

10 March 2021 / Ian Combes

Still spots available for round 2 of the 2021 Motorsport championship on 21st March.

Beautiful Bermagui 2021

04 March 2021 / Words: Steve & Cecelia Wakeling. Pictures: Norm & Roz Barker and Rod & Maryanne Nicholas

A bit of rain wasn't going to stop the fun, as eight MX-5s set off (at the respectable hour of 10:30 am) from Bungendore for a 4-day run down to and around Bermagui.

Gerroa Fishermans Club

28 February 2021 / Words: Jennifer Keenahan; Photos Adele Weatherall

What better way to work up and appetite than to get blown off the Kiama Blowhole!

Falling for Fitzroy

28 February 2021 / Story: Mark Mansell; Photos: Anda Clayton, Anne Zattera, Bob Downing, Mark Mansell

Forecast of rain but a sunny start. Trust to luck and enjoy the scenery of the beautiful south highlands.

Forster via Old Bar mystery run

16 February 2021 / Wayne Lang

A mystery run to Forster

Loopy Lunch Run

16 February 2021 / Words: Peter & Annemie Wilson. Photos: Peter & Annemie Wilson, Jill Wicklander, Rod Nicholas

It was ideal weather for touring with the top down, not too hot or cool. Very little traffic for an enjoyable drive down through many twisties to the Murrumbidgee River and across the Taemas bridge.

Beautiful Boydtown

13 February 2021 / Story: Brian Clayton; Photos: Anda Clayton, Dace Abolins and Brian Clayton

Late summer cruising to a relic of our whaling past.