Monthly Archive: May 2018

One week to go

With only one week to go, its been all move around with the cars here. Whilst I am away I am taking advantage of the month to get the exhaust fitted to the GT, which means sending it back to Retropower to make and fit a 2.5 inch single pipe...

Malt Loaf

Nissan Cube

Well I ought to say more about the car I am going to use for the #SkirtingTheEdge drive. I recently bought a Nissan Cube, It was imported from Japan in 2014 and its a Mini MPV based upon a Nissan Micra. Nissan being Datsun to some means it must be...

Leg 19 the last miles, full circle done.

The last preview stage, taking me back to the Severn view services on the M48, having finally succumb to using a motorway to cross the River Seven, using the original bridge. Leg 19 Pendine to The M48 services This leg is spent avoiding the M4, and following as close as...

Legs 18 & 19 Preview, Wales.

Its taken a few post, but here is the penultimate preview post about the Skirting the Edge drive, starting in North Wales, and ending at Pendine Sands in Pembrokeshire, there is one more leg after these two legs which sees me return to the Severn crossing, but thats the next...

Good information on the south coast

They say finding good information is always worth its weight in Gold. This has rung true today, often when people have been places you are going they let go that snippet of information that is useful. Today in the post arrived a map book with copious hand written notes from...

Legs 5,6,7 & 8 Preview, The East coast

In my last post I described the south coast of the UK, todays preview is an overview of the route north to Scotland up the east coast of the UK mainland. This is all part of ‘Skirting the Edge’ I am giving these overviews so folks know whats involved in...

Leg 2, 3 & 4 Preview: The south Coast.

In the last ‘Skirting the edge’ post I showed the route south, from Rooksbridge to the Lizard in Cornwall. Leg 2 is across the south coast as far as Swanage in Dorset. Its a shorter leg than the previous day, but it will involve three ferry crossings, which I will...