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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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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Straya Day run …

Story: Karen Bradshaw Aussie, Aussie, Aussie ~ Oi, Oi, Oi !! It’s our Australia Day Run – what better way to celebrate our great country than zooming around in a MX-5 with a terrific bunch of like minded Aussies? We started with nine cars meeting Jeff Woolf at Phoenix College in Sebas
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Brisbane Ranges run

Story: Lockie Story Well, here I am on the second run since I broke my back. I decided that Molly needed a run and so I tidied her up, gave her a bath and some pampering and rocked up to McDonald’s in Sebastapol for the start of the run. The car park was packed and the Maccas was flat
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Turtons Track run

Story: Noellene Gleeson It’s between 9.30 and 10am and the cars start arriving. To fill in the time waiting is quite easy … we all love to yak, and some make use of the time to check under bonnets etc. We were expecting eight cars to leave from Ballarat, so at 10am on the dot a call t
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Good thing Santa doesn’t use our run notes!

Story: Karen Bradshaw With Christmas fast approaching our end-of-year run was upon us … We gathered at John and Noellene’s in Ballarat and were promptly introduced to the newest addition to their family – a ball of fluff named Ted, who instantly stole everyone’s heart. Neil came
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Springfest at Lake Wendouree

Lake Wendouree 2013
Story: Noellene Gleeson We arise at 7am and can’t believe it … it’s “Springfest Sunday” – and the sun is shining! How wonderful … the last two years for this event, the weather was like the middle of winter. John and Jeff are meeting up at Lake Wendouree at 8.30am to set u
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All roads lead to … Beechworth!

High country 2012
Story: Karen Bradshaw Ian and I met up with Alan, Dawn and Beau on a chilly, dreary Saturday morning for an 8.15am start. We headed to Ballarat to meet up with two more brave souls (Neil and Jeff) at the takeaway shop at the Learmonth Road/Ring Road roundabout. On arrival we had a ver
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Western Vic Chapter turns 3!

Turtons Track 2012
Story: Noellene Gleeson We are outside our home in Ballarat and the sun is shining. Yes … shining! MX-5s start arriving, 11 in all from Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong and Melbourne. Bronwyn and Geoff present us with a helium balloon with a large “3” on it. A very lovely
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