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by Mark Maniatt
Sun Sep 06, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10 Years Ago Today
Replies: 6
Views: 693

Re: 10 Years Ago Today

Thanks Paul
by Mark Maniatt
Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10 Years Ago Today
Replies: 6
Views: 693

Re: 10 Years Ago Today

I have pictures of her sat in the dealers on the day I went to see her Steve.Also as she looks now. Because my mechanical know how barely extends beyond a chamois leather,It was important I bought a car that could look after itself for the most part.If that fails it's a quick call to International R...
by Mark Maniatt
Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10 Years Ago Today
Replies: 6
Views: 693

10 Years Ago Today

I took delivery of 'The Beast' ten years ago today.The realisation of a thirty five year dream.On top of that,the old girl today passed her ninth MOT,once again without a single advisory.Who said a Jensen is unreliable?The love affair goes on....

Here's to the next ten years!!

Pie Man
by Mark Maniatt
Thu Sep 03, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dave Newby
Replies: 84
Views: 7812

Re: Dave Newby

Denise and I are extremely saddened to hear of David's passing today.We first new there was a problem when he wasn't well enough to make Newby Hall show in July,the first time I can recall he and Helen had missed in all the years we have attended.Shortly after,I received a communication letting me k...
by Mark Maniatt
Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What car would you buy if you had a spare £100k
Replies: 74
Views: 7026

Re: What car would you buy if you had a spare £100k

Some nice choices there Wing Commander Payne.I'm with you on the RV with sliders.Definately!Quite fancy the new F Type with the big 5ltr engine in white.A Vicarage Mk II Jag in gun metal,walnut dash,all modern engine,box,headrests etc,etc. A RR Ghost might just slide in if high mileage.A new style R...
by Mark Maniatt
Sat Aug 22, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Yorks Area Autumn Weekend 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2380

Re: Yorks Area Autumn Weekend 2015

Just seen your message Tony.Thanks for booking and we very much look forward to meeting you.You will have a ball!
All the best
Mark
by Mark Maniatt
Sat Aug 01, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Yorks Area Autumn Weekend 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2380

Re: Yorks Area Autumn Weekend 2015

Delighted you can make it Alistair and Chris.We are looking forward to returning to the Lakes and the Kings Head,one of our favourite hotels.
As far as I know there are a couple of rooms still available for anyone that likes an enjoyable weekend away with great company.
See you all there,
Mark
by Mark Maniatt
Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Yorks Area Autumn Weekend 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2380

Re: Yorks Area Autumn Weekend 2015

Glad you can make it again Colin.
by Mark Maniatt
Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Yorks Area Autumn Weekend 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2380

Yorks Area Autumn Weekend 2015

Howdy all, It's time once again to announce the venue for our annual Yorkshire Area promoted Autumn Weekend.This years event is once again being held on the third weekend of September 18/20th and we return after a three year break to one of our favourite venue's,The Kings Head Hotel nr Keswick in th...
by Mark Maniatt
Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:17 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Newby Hall 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 328

Newby Hall 2015

PLEASE NOTE
DESPITE THE WEATHER,THIS YEARS NEWBY HALL SHOW IS STILL GOING AHEAD.THE FORCAST IS FOR FINE DRY WEATHER FROM 11AM ONWARDS.
SEE YOU ALL THERE,
MARK
by Mark Maniatt
Tue Jul 14, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beware of Mr Baker
Replies: 19
Views: 2614

Re: Beware of Mr Baker

Gents.A great drummer is one who lifts and plays for the band/musicians.Anything else is froth.I simply point out that there are a World of very fine drummers out there and I certainly include amongst their number Phil Collins,Ginger Baker and I might add,the great Ringo Starr.However,no one comes e...
by Mark Maniatt
Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beware of Mr Baker
Replies: 19
Views: 2614

Re: Beware of Mr Baker

Sorry chaps.Your not even close to being right.Ginger Baker is a fine drummer in the rock odiom however compared to the greatest Jazz drummers he isn't even in the game.As an ex professional jazz drummer with 40 years behind me I think I know one or two of the finer points of the art of drumming and...
by Mark Maniatt
Tue Jul 07, 2015 1:05 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NEWBY HALL - 19th JULY 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1192

Re: NEWBY HALL - 19th JULY 2015

10 should be early enough Alistair.
See you there
Mark
by Mark Maniatt
Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: Yorkshire Area
Topic: NEWBY HALL CLASSIC CAR SHOW 19th JULY 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 779

NEWBY HALL CLASSIC CAR SHOW 19th JULY 2015

For details of this years Newby Hall Show,please see the Events Section above,
Mark & Brendan
by Mark Maniatt
Wed Jun 03, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NEWBY HALL - 19th JULY 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1192

NEWBY HALL - 19th JULY 2015

Howdy All, Unbelievably, its nearly that time for our annual pilgrimage to the North of England's finest Historic Vehicle Rally in the beautiful setting of Newby Hall nr Ripon.As our esteemed former membership secretary and long time organiser of the JOC section of this great event,Keith Andrews alw...

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