Tastes of the North-East

Words: Craig Dixon ■ Photos: Craig Dixon, Julie Neal ■ Organisers: Loz Thomas Our first run with our home chapter, North-Eastern Victoria, Tastes of the North East, was a tasty morsel of what we were hoping for. Bring on the next course! Julie and I rolled up to our meeting point, the
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The First Run of 2020 …

Words, photos and organisers: Margie Cusack & Bob de Bont The first run of 2020 – the run that nearly wasn’t! After weeks of incredible heat and devastating bushfires, this Monday dawned to a misty, hazy and overcast day with a tinge of smoke mixed in. We headed across to Yarra J
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The Cardi Meet

Words, photos and organisers: Peter Ferguson Forty-four people gathered on a cool summer’s evening at the Cardi Pub to have a meal, a few drinks and a LOT of talk to kick off 2020. In fact, the majority gathered first at Keith and June Teeuw’s place for “horses doovers” for a couple o
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All Japanese Day

Words: Pam Stoffels Photos: Daryl Domaschenz, Karen Bradshaw Organiser: Tony Stoffels It was an early start to the day but fortunately Geoff Woolf had an area marked out with witches’ hats. With hot weather forecast, Tony Stoffels also arrived early and set up a gazebo and the Chapter
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Fish & Chip run

Words, photos & organiser: John Waldock So another new year and it was time to head out for a little cruise into the countryside. The Chapter assembled as usual, all hale, hearty, sun tanned and rested after a hectic Christmas for most of us. A small group this time – many were a
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Wendy goes West!

Words & organiser: Wendy Keswick Photos: Jill Steer, Alana McDougall Fourteen MX-5s, all lined up, tops down, in the sunshine at Deloraine Train Park; ready for the first fun run of 2020 … after coffee of course. Oh, and one Triumph Tiger 800 (motorbike). OK, so it wasn’t a
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Alan’s Gippsland run

Words: June Teeuw Photos: Peter Ferguson, David Elson, June Teeuw,Leeanne Evans If you’ve never visited the Holden Museum in Trafalgar then add it to your bucket list … an interesting, extremely well- presented display of classic vehicles and motoring memorabilia (Ed: now the Holden b
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Boxing Day twilight run

Words: David Wilson Photos: Margie Cusack, Phil Menezes, Bob de Bont and Martin Scerri Organiser: Peter Dannock ’Twas the day after Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. That’s because they were out in their MX-5s enjoying the beautiful we
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Christmas pizza (and baked reindeer) run

Words: Sandra Domaschenz Photos: Daryl Domaschenz, Margie Cusack, Kathy Wood Our Christmas run to Brian & Mary’s for homemade wood fire pizzas started off at Tony and Pam’s for morning tea. The homemade food was a hit: everyone wanted the reindeer recipe. The little lemon tarts a
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A spin & a BBQ in paradise

Words, photos & organiser: John Waldock The end of another year and a chance to relax and hang out with the Southern Tasmania group was something to cap off another great year of MX-5ing! We met at Rosny as usual, a good-sized group with new members Richard and Andrew along for t
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