Monthly Archive: May 2015

Sunny Bexhill

Been a busy couple of weeks; after Stafford Show I spent a week driving around the country, work taking me as far north as Durham… Which of course left me short of time to get prepared for the next event, which was the annual Ixion Run at Bexhill on Sea. I’ve mentioned it before; Ixion was a by day a clergyman, Rev Basil H Davies, but in his spare time a motorcycle journalist and pioneer rider of the Edwardian days. His writing…

Let’s face it; the world was better when it was in black and white…

I was sent this cracking picture last month… One of the perks of writing for a magazine is having people send in fantastic old photos for identification. It’s surprising how even when the picture isn’t very clear you can usually pick out a few details that reveal the identity but this one had me stuck for a while. It comes from Scottish author and poet Brian Johnstone (brianjohnstonepoet.co.uk) who is currently putting together a memoir for future publication and hoped I…