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Big Cat. Smaller Engine
03 Sep 2017
   When Porsche announced they were going build their Cayman and their Boxster with four-cylinder engines rather than their more familiar (should I have said legendary?) flat-6, the car critics quite literally went into overdrive. “It’ll never feel as good”. “It’ll never sound as good”. “They’ve stolen its character”. “A Porsche with a 4 cylinder engine – it’s sacrilegious”. I’m paraphrasing of...
18 Nov 2016
       A glance Google Maps earlier in the week followed by a sharp right just a few minutes ago and I’m on what the map promised to be a gloriously sinuous Welsh B-road up and over Hergest Ridge, the place Mike Oldfield escaped to the avoid all the attention after recording Tubular Bells - easy to see why, even on a Saturday night there’s nobody here.  I’m pretty sure I’ve driven this road...
02 Feb 2016
A vital emergency service in Wales was given a boost to start 2016 with a £500 donation from Welsh Motoring Writers. Established on St David’s Day 2001, Wales Air Ambulance has launched almost 23,000 emergency flights and one of its three helicopters can reach any part of Wales in 20 minutes – vitally important in capitalising on the crucial window for treatment and recovery. The Welshpool-based...
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05 Nov 2015
POWYS AND SHROPSHIRE landowners are being urged to attend an event organised by the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) where they can discover the potential of diversifying into glamping. CLA Cymru is holding the event in conjunction with local experts, for landowners who are looking at diversifying into glamping and want to learn more about what it involves in practical terms, what...
02 Dec 2014
   There are few invitations upon which receiving for which I would readily embark upon what is in effect a 600 mile round trip. But, for some people, or should I say some Marques, I’ll readily make an exception.     By the time you get to read this the whopping great pothole that shut all three lanes of one side the M25, and thus caused major traffic delays for miles around it, will probably be...
Tom Pryce Memorial Trophy goes to RNLI Porthdinllaen Lifeboat. Automotive Achievement Award to Ken Jones, Pentraeth Group
20 Oct 2014
Welsh Motoring Writers - 2014 - Gohebwyr Moduro Cymru Saturday 18th October: RNLI Porthdinllaen Lifeboat Station was the venue for this year’s Tom Pryce Memorial Trophy and Automotive Achievement Award conferred on behalf of WMW by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for Gwynedd, Edmund S Bailey. The Tom Pryce Memorial Trophy, awarded on the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the RNLI station at...
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