Hungarian blog

Posting this mildly interesting Hungarian blog gives me an opportunity to wish all BODA members a happy and prosperous New Year.

http://aitbudapest.com/bristol-60-years.html

Dave Dale.

canadian blog

Some members might like to look at this blog. As usual, I invite you to spot the deliberate mistakes!

http://www.autonet.ca/en/2014/12/28/bristol-a-blast-from-the-past

Dave Dale.

A SPRING GET TOGETHER & SPEAKER

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Following on from the success of last year’s Dinner we have organised a Saturday evening meal with a guest speaker at Hellidon Lakes & Spa, Daventry, Northants NN11 6GG on Saturday 28th February 2015.

Some accommodation is available, at the prices given below – which are cheaper than last year – for members wishing to stay overnight.

Len Huff is The Secretary of The Register of Automobiles with Coach built Bodies by Abbotts of Farnham, and his presentation is titled ‘Edward D. Abbott: The Man; His Company (1929 – 1972) and His Cars.’
Therefore, members can take their pick: join us for an evening meal with speaker, or choose to stay over and enjoy a weekend.
This is what you have to do to join us, and it is a 2 Part process if you are staying over:-

PART 1 : BOOK 28th FEBRUARY – SATURDAY EVENING MEAL WITH SPEAKER

This is priced at £35 per head – wine & drinks are extra. 7pm for 7.30pm in the Fawsley Room. Menu – Choices of:-
Starters
Courgette & Aubergine Bake, black olive tapenade dressing, rocket (v)
Or
Seafood Chowder, toasted sweetcorn and parsley (g)
Main
Slow roast Shoulder of Lamb, rosemary suet dumplings, fine beans, carrots
or
Warm Asian salad & tempura tofu, pak choi, shiitake, cashew nut, sesame/soy dressing (v)
Dessert
Apple Tart Tatin, caramel ice-cream, vanilla syrup
or
Coffee & Chocolate Tiramisu, chocolate sauce, Chantilly cream
Please send your cheque for the dinner only, made payable to Mrs G. S. Barton, together with number and names of people attending and their choices from menu above, to:-
Mrs G. S. Barton, Ladycroft, Quernmore, Lancaster LA2 9EF BY THE 30th JANUARY 2015.

PART 2 : BOOK ACCOMODATION IF REQUIRED

The accommodation prices we have obtained are as follows:-
B & B – Double occupancy £54.50 per person, per night
B & B – Single occupancy £99.00 per person, per night
Accommodation should be booked directly with the Central Reservations Team of Q Hotels on
0845 074 0060 and quote BODA, 28th February at Hellidon Lakes, to obtain the rates quoted above. Rooms available on a 1st come, 1st served basis.

THESE RATES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TILL 30th JANUARY or until sold out – after that the rates are not guaranteed.
Any queries, please contact Gale on 01524-33476 or email galebarton@yahoo.co.uk

2015 Dates for your diary

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BODA are pleased to confirm the following events for 2015

February 28th – March 1st 2015

The popular Spring Dinner and Talk about Abbotts, the Coach Builder at Hellidon Lakes & Spa Hotel, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 6GG

15-16 May 2015

BODA Spring Weekend, Derbyshire.

21 June 2015

RREC Concours at Burghley House, Lincolnshire

June/ July 2015

Tour of the Roses in North Lancashire and Yorkshire

August 2015

Classic Car Summer Gathering at Blenheim or Petwood

October 2015

2015 AGM.  Location to be confirmed

 

Japanese blog

Here is a Japanese car blog with some nice photos of a Japanese 406. Number plates blanked off but there is a Japanese member of BOC with a 406 – must be his. May be of interest to someone.

http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=ja&u=http://blog.goo.ne.jp/koyapop/e/d1206815a72857a5cc292e6052a37332&prev=search

Dave Dale.