June 2020 Scribe Notes

I was watching the Antiques Roadshow in early May which was filmed at the National Botanic Gardens of Wales. Right at the end of the programme the very last person to be filmed was a familiar face. VCC’s very own Jonny Thomas! He was there with 3 rather grotesque...

April 2020 Scribe Notes

2020 started off well and we had a great line-up of events in the South East to look forward to. Oh how things can change so quickly. The terrible storms and flooding in January and February caused such misery to so many people around the country. I hope no VCC...

February 2020 Scribe Notes

I previously mentioned my desire to stand down from writing these notes for a while but nobody has come forward to take them on. At the recent South East Section AGM many members came up to me to say how much they enjoy my notes and were sorry that I was giving up. So...

December 2019 Scribe Notes

“Oh no it’s all over. 365 days to wait until the next one” were Penny’s first words as we crossed the finish line in Brighton. She adores the Brighton Run and loves every single minute of it. She was even more disappointed when I pointed out 2020 is a leap year so...

October 2019 Scribe Notes

I start with the sad news that we have lost two more veteran car friends in the South East since my last notes. Hazel Grossmark, wife of the late Derek Grossmark, passed away on 4th August. On 24th July Air Marshall Sir Freddie Sowrey KCB, CBE, AFC dies at the age of...

August 2019 Scribe Notes

I start my notes with the sad news that Bryan Goodman passed away on 25th May after battling with Parkinson’s disease. Bryan had been a VCC member for 60 years and in that time he had done a huge amount for the Club including being Chairman of the Executive Committee...