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Posted by Punkie | Sep 17, 2008 @ 05:21 AM | 9,957 Views
Continuing my holiday in North Yorkshire, I found a nice campsite in Robin Hood bay. Only £6 per person, per night, shower block, kitchen and all the other luxuries included.
The walk down into the upper part of the village was across sheep meadows, with cracking views of the bay.
Robin Hood bay is a village of two parts, the lower where the sailors and fishermen lived and the upper where the ship owners and other rich folk lived.
The lower part of the village is down a steep incline and perches on the edge of a cliff now strengthened with a sea wall. There are several pubs serving food as well as real ales, and some shops selling the usual mix of crafts and tourist tat.
It is very pretty and if you ever visit North Yorkshire well worth the visit....Continue Reading
Posted by Punkie | Sep 11, 2008 @ 05:16 AM | 9,555 Views
After the Nationals I decided, that as I had the tent in the car and a few days off work, I would drive up to north Yorkshire and spend a couple of days at the coast.
Here are a few pictures I took whilst on the Moors.
Posted by Punkie | Sep 02, 2008 @ 02:56 PM | 11,638 Views
Every year, for three days, over the August bank holiday, the British model flying association, hold their national finals at Barkston Heath in Lincolnshire.
Barkstone Heath is an RAF airfield that is used for training purposes and is a perfect site, except for the winds that seem to blow across it every August bank holiday.
I took my camera with me this year and here are a few pictures to give my impression of the event....Continue Reading
Posted by Punkie | Sep 01, 2008 @ 04:20 PM | 9,041 Views
A few weeks ago. I went to the Goodwood festival of speed.
I though some of you petrolheads would like to see some of my pictures.
The festival of speed is based around a hillclimb. but instead of hillclimb cars, they get classic and current race cars and bikes to go up the 1.16 mile course.
The winner was Justin Law – Jaguar XJR8/9 – 44.19s From a standing start.
F1 drivers attend butjust show off doing burnouts and donuts in front of the stands.
The supercar makers show their cars as well.
Three days of petrolhead fun.
There is also a Cartier ‘Style et Luxe’:
Won by
Ralph Lauren – Mercedes-Benz 710 SSK Trossi Roadster a worthy winner. a stunning car....Continue Reading