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Re: Spotted today.

Postby d_harris » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:15 pm

LouiseM wrote:Approx 700 of them at Knebworth House today :D
I was going to crack that joke :roll:

Amazingly, I didn't see a single minor after leaving Knebworth on Sunday and only saw 1 on the way up (and that was 2 minutes from Knebby)


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Re: Spotted today.

Postby ASL642 » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:25 pm

On our way home north on Monday spotted a convertible on a trailer heading south with it's roof in tatters. :( Hopefully going to be restored as the car was ok.

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Re: Spotted today.

Postby LouiseM » Tue Jul 05, 2011 8:14 pm

I was overtaken by a green saloon going like the clappers on the A1 southbound just outside Knebworth on the way home. I then didn't see any more until almost home in East London when I overtook a smoke grey 2 door in Woodford Green. The car was loaded up and the elderly male driver gave me a smile so I think he had been at the rally :D


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Re: Spotted today.

Postby MarkyB » Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:11 pm

going like the clappers
What speed were you doing?

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Re: Spotted today.

Postby LouiseM » Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:49 pm

I'd only just joined the A1 so probably around 50 - 55mph. I do drive a bit faster than that usually but the car was loaded up with a gazebo, table, chairs, cool boxes and left over cake :D


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Re: Spotted today.

Postby HarryMango » Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:17 pm

Tidy looking Almond Green late 2 door parked in Kentish Town 0720 this morning

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Re: Spotted today.

Postby pao7psb » Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:39 pm

I have invented a new superstition: it's good luck if you see a Moggie out and about. National Rally obviously doesn't count or we'd be splitting the Euromillions by now...
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Re: Spotted today.

Postby bpr81a » Sun Jul 10, 2011 10:20 pm

Well, yesterday anyway - 1 traveller on a recovery truck on the M5 heading south near Tewkesbury (restoration rather than breakdown I think

And about 3 in the middle of Cheltenham at the Midsummer Fiesta in Montpelier Gardens. I think there were three, but by the time we'd parked they'd left. Some other nice classics there tho', including 2 Stanley Steamers, actually in steam!

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Re: Spotted today.

Postby ASL642 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:44 pm

Out in Daisy and spotted a nice black '56 splitscreen 4 dr parked outside Halfords on the Sears Retail Park, Solihull - UXC 374 "Gladys" + her lady owner. We had a chat whilst Gladys had a drink of 20/50! :D

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Re: Spotted today.

Postby Dryad » Tue Jul 12, 2011 5:45 pm

In Halesworth, Suffolk today, a lovely pale blue saloon. Registration YYO xxxH.


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Re: Spotted today.

Postby Dryad » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:39 pm

Saw an almond green left-hand drive Traveller today in Woodbridge, Suffolk, and again later on the A12, with a black roofrack and foreign numberplate. I think it was xx-dk-xx (the x's were numbers). Denmark?


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Re: Spotted today.

Postby chrisd87 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:03 pm

Quite possibly Dutch, as I think their plates follow that pattern.
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Re: Spotted today.

Postby IaininTenbury » Fri Jul 15, 2011 10:43 pm

At home with the kids his morning, and saw some reruns of Police Camera Action on ITV4. Featured a VW camper van fire on the M25 and in the line of traffic coming past was a black MM lowlight saloon!
I clocked the date on the footage and it was 1994 so not a recent sighting by any means!
Thinking about it afterwards, I did a fair few journeys in the black MM saloon I had around that time including a foray or two on the M25. Can't remember a camper van fire though so it probably wasnt me!
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Re: Spotted today.

Postby mrmorrisminor » Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:07 pm

Old English white 4 door saloon in Station Rd Strood (Kent) turning left onto Rochester Bridge at 5:20 ish yesterday :D
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Re: Spotted today.

Postby '61Morris » Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:46 pm

White G-reg 2-Door driving through Kingston towards Surbiton at 5.30 this afternoon.
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Re: Spotted today.

Postby LouiseM » Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:45 pm

White traveller in very good condition in Bow, East London yesterday at around 5.30pm. And a blue traveller in not quite so good condition travelling south along the A12 at Billericay, Essex around 2pm today with a bicycle on the roof :D


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Re: Spotted today.

Postby Trabantdave » Sun Jul 24, 2011 6:32 pm

Spotted today in Cowley - near Uxbridge; a lovely (Porcelain?) Green Traveller- we were in our OEW '60 4-door.

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Re: Spotted today.

Postby LouiseM » Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:12 pm

Saw a very nice clipper blue 4 door saloon heading south on the M1 at Leicester around 5pm this afternoon.


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Re: Spotted today.

Postby d_harris » Mon Jul 25, 2011 12:58 pm

Friday afternoon at about 1.30pm grey saloon (possibly series 3) driving down Goldstone Villas in Hove. I was sat, parked up in Aggy... Waves/toots were exchanged


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Re: Spotted today.

Postby cadetchris » Mon Jul 25, 2011 3:04 pm

a lovely maroon 2 door near Bristol temple meeds station yesterday morning, think it was around 11 o'clock ish.
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