Wales, Snowdonia and the Evo Triangle

There are several important factors one must consider when choosing a location for a long weekend away. Suitability of accomodation, local attractions, quality of restaurants, proximity of good coffee and things to do are all important. But there’s one more factor, shining brightly as the most crucial element to investigate…

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Fitted UK – Manchester 2017

I’d wager a bet that Stance is a dirty word for the majority of Any Given Reason readers. We typically worship at the temple of kissing the rev limiter in third gear, of long early morning drives through twisting roads, of sticky rubber flinging small stones into guard liners and…

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Driven – Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7

Imagine the board meeting when the idea of the hot hatch was first mooted. ‘Sir, we’ve done some in-depth market analysis and determined that not everyone has the ability to own both a practical hatchback and a sports car. Let’s build a hatchback that looks tough and is also a…

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Jyväskylä, Finland – Volkswagen Golf MkIII

When you hear the spool of a turbo and the whoosh of a wastegate you don’t usually expect to turn around and see a MkIII Volkswagen Golf. The Scandinavian countries are well known for their crazily modified cars, so I guess it should have been no surprise. And the fact…

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