When I opened this year’s event, I had 195 mini owners who raised £35 or more in sponsorship, and as promised, their places have been reserved until the first of June. It was not until after I posted them I realised just how bad the postal service had become. I wasted a lot of time […]

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Since Monday 13 January we have posted 325 Grand Tour Booking forms, and in a matter of two weeks, 101 forms have been returned. There are now 149 places left, and it feels a bit déjà vu, just like last year, except this year there is no IMM. Please remember the LGT is a ticket […]

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If you did the LGT last year, or have already asked me for a booking form, something special is coming your way in the next couple of days. One of these envelopes may well be yours

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The TV coverage is already playing a major part in this year event, and the headaches have started, with over 300 booking forms sent out.  The people who have already received their booking form can rest assured their place is safe until some time in April, but after that, the event will be open to […]

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  Well, they think it is all over and it is for some, but for me, it is not. My workshop looks like a bomb has hit it and I still have a pile of paperwork to do, and the adrenalin has begun to subside as life returns to normality, whatever that is. The LGT […]

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Breakfast in Westward Ho!  BBQ Lunch at the fantastic Hartland Quay and Cream Teas at Dartington Crystal, so bring a few bob with you unless you bring a picnic, which is just as enjoyable.

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For those of you who have never done the LGT before here is Mondays route in colour. This has never been done before but it might help the first timers and the rest of you. You will still get a black & white copy in your welcome envelope. Might be worth downloading it. But do […]

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Saturday 25th August (Bank Holiday Weekend). As part of the 23nd chapter, of the North Devon Legendary Grand Tour. The Big Sheep will once again be having a very special free family “Mini Show.” The Mini Show will be open to any Mini, Classic or New and there will be some very special Big Sheep […]

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