DEFRA Consultation on the Landscapes Review

In the summer of 2018 the Government, in response to their 25 Year Environmental Plan, commissioned a Designated Landscapes Review. The Final Report (the ‘Glover Report’) was published in September 2019 but it was not until January 2022 that the Government responded to the Report and launched a formal consultation “Seeking views on the government … Continue reading “DEFRA Consultation on the Landscapes Review”

More on the Gregory

Shortly after republishing my Post on The Gregory, I unearthed an email which I’d received back in 2013 from Charles Helps of the Historic Lotus Register. He had attached two photos of XPP 886, an 1172cc sidevalve-engined, Lotus Seven lookalike, Gregory from 1956. I’ve checked on the DVLA website and it’s still around, still 1172cc, … Continue reading “More on the Gregory”

Golden Age of Motoring – Caption corrections

The Golden Age of British Motoring, sub-titled Classic Cars from 1900 to 1940, edited by Roy Bacon and published by the Promotional Reprint Company in 1995, is a large-format book of photographs from the Brunell Collection. It has been universally praised for the quality of the photography and the printing, and universally slated for the … Continue reading “Golden Age of Motoring – Caption corrections”

M.G.Trials Cars – Caption corrections

M.G. Trials Cars, by Roger Thomas, is one of the “Essential Seven” trials history books. Subtitled “An Appreciation of The Works Teams” this large format book was published in 1995 to accompany the MGCC “60th Anniversary Weekend” celebrating the formation of the famous Cream Cracker and Musketeers MG Works Teams. Lots of photographs, some well-known, and … Continue reading “M.G.Trials Cars – Caption corrections”

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