Barn to Pub run – with a U-turn!

Words & organiser: Alana McDougall Photos: Jill Steer, Alana McDougall Frankford Hall was the starting point for the day with a cool breeze blowing down from the highlands … … no coffee at the start due to the organiser not checking if the Blue Berry Barn café was ope
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“Rosehaven” run

Words, photos & organiser: John Waldock The fickle weather god struck again, sending us lots of rain – so many many MX-5s stayed at home for the Run to Rosehaven. Only four brave cars turned up for the run, and we departed on time, heading south out of Hobart towards Longley, our
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Touring to Taranna

Words, photos & organiser: John Waldock After such a big break from Chapter events it was no surprise that the Southern Tassie Chapter turned out in force for the first run since February. We had 12 cars and 23 attendees, with others emailing to express their disappointment in bei
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Ferry across the Mersey

Words & organiser: Lawrie Pitt ■ Photos: Jill Steer, Lawrie Pitt, Alana McDougall Uh Oh! The old favourite “U”-turn … again! This time high in the Mersey River valley in Tasssie’s Central Highlands. Note: returning back along a great road though, gives another great road, b
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Lunch’n’Lies Rosedale

Words: Leeanne Evans Photos: June Teeuw, Peter Ferguson The start of this Thursday run saw a relatively large size group of 36 people – who are lucky enough not to have to be at work – assemble at McDonald’s in Moe in readiness to head off for lunch at Rosedale. What a fantastic turn
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Tops Down at Twilight run

Words: Steven Murphy ■ Photos: Margie Cusack, Keith & June Teeuw, Bronwyn & Geoff Roche ■ Organisers: Katrina & John Palmer Before presenting this report, I must confess, to my everlasting shame, that I totally misunderstood what ‘tops down at twilight’ meant! Moving on
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Nursery Lunch Run

Words: Craig Dixon Photos: Craig Dixon, Julie Neal, June Teeuw Organiser: Bryan Holman Apart from the rain, this was a great day out … except for the rain. Oh, did I mention the rain? Arriving at Beasley’s Nursery in Warrandyte, there was already one other MX-5 in the car park.
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Hamilton lunch run

Words & photos: John Waldock Organiser: Graeme Johnson It’s great to have a first time run organiser and well done to Graeme for putting together a beauty. With blue skies and lots of sunshine, we gathered at Granton. A few hot rods showed up for a run of their own, and we also h
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A Day at the Museum

Words & organiser: Martin Bulk Photos: Jill Steer, Alana McDougall Quite a few of our Chapter members gathered at the National Automobile Museum in Launceston for our drive on some of the best roads in Tasmania to visit Chas and Robyn Kelly’s private car collection at Shearwater
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Mid-week run to Bruny Island

Story: Organiser: David Pitt ■ Photos: Rob Tanner, David Pitt Bruny Island is located about 40 kilometres south of Hobart and is a popular weekend and holiday destination. Generations of Tasmanians have spent their summers enjoying barbecues at their shacks, walks along the long sandy
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