A chilled Sunday on the road…

There’s a lot to be said for organised events and races but sometimes it’s fun to just cruise around on a lazy Sunday and see what you find. With my own Fiat X1/9 project finally hitting the roads after seven long years in the shed, I used the vague excuse…

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Any Given Reason Burger Meet 3

The concept of Burger Meet is simple – a car park meet to get as many readers of Any Given Reason and their cars in the same place as possible. The emphasis is on diversity and informality, and the vague idea of standing around a car park eating burgers is…

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed

Sometimes in life we are blessed by experiencing something truly incredible. Be it driving a particularly fast or rare car, making no mistakes on the perfect rally stage, finally hearing a favorite song live or witnessing the sun rise over a remote mountain range, these are the rare moments that…

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Sightings – The Vietnam edition

Going back through old travel photos is always a great way to burn a couple of hours. Long forgotten memories are instantly brought back sharp as day, as the pixels on your computer monitor instantly transport you back to a time and place where you were just that little bit…

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All British Day 2012

The All British day is probably South Australia’s largest annual gathering of British cars, trucks and motorbikes. I’d never really considered myself much of a fan of British machinery so have never really made much of a point of going to this show in the past. Sure, there were a…

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Driven – 2011 Mini Cooper S

Associating with car enthusiasts doesn’t usually present too many challenges. There are, however, a few instances that have the tendency to become a little awkward. Chief of these is the road trip. Every car enthusiast believes that they are the best driver of the group by far and should therefore…

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The Targa High Country Experience

For me, the thing that appeals about going to an event like Targa High Country isn’t just the cars and the event itself. It’s the camaraderie, the friendships, visiting new places, doing new things and generally living life away from the daily grind for a few days. And the fact…

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