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Author: 48OE Admin Created: 09/03/2011 12:41
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By 48OE Admin on 20/12/2016 17:00
At this time of year we all spend a fortune and you have to question is it really necessary?
By 48OE Admin on 15/12/2016 11:15
The following words I found on the web but I could not find out who wrote this piece so I cannot acknowledge their fine work...
By 48OE Admin on 30/06/2016 08:25
Put aside politics, race, immigration and prejudice ...
By 48OE Admin on 18/04/2016 10:34
We all have bad days and sometimes one leads into another....
By 48OE Admin on 26/10/2015 08:26
Although the vast majority of our customers are within the UK ..........
By 48OE Admin on 31/03/2015 16:06
Yesterday I started to write a blog. It was a spur of the moment thing and I was incensed by something I had just read ....
By 48OE Admin on 25/03/2015 11:02
Defenderism – A school of thought .......
By 48OE Admin on 14/01/2015 18:08
She who must not be named almost smiled......
By 48OE Admin on 04/12/2014 18:16
I think the name is right but probably not for the accepted meaning....
By 48OE Admin on 12/09/2014 16:54
One of the reasons I find it easy to visit the USA is ....
By 48OE Admin on 08/09/2014 15:19
Living relatively close to Celtic Manor we could not help but notice the NATO summit.....
By 48OE Admin on 04/07/2014 11:20
I am not easily swayed on to popular band wagons .....
By 48OE Admin on 02/07/2014 10:14
I have the deepest sympathy for anyone who has lost a loved one.....
By 48OE Admin on 09/05/2014 12:47
I am looking forward to the 2014 Bushcraft Show......
By 48OE Admin on 28/10/2013 17:59
With the end of the current Land Rover Defender production looming ever closer......
By 48OE Admin on 17/10/2013 08:55
Life is never predictable and I have long since learnt that when things are going just hunky dory Sod’s Law applies......
By 48OE Admin on 17/09/2013 13:54
We have attended and sold our products at more shows than ever this year....
By 48OE Admin on 10/09/2013 08:05
There are many collectors of Land Rovers.....
By 48OE Admin on 03/09/2013 06:49
I am not sure if anyone can disagree with the title.......
By 48OE Admin on 18/03/2013 14:33
This was our first visit to a Tractor Show.....
By 48OE Admin on 27/02/2013 18:05
I am not sure if we have seen the worst of Winter or not....
By 48OE Admin on 23/12/2012 16:18
Vultures circling are never a good sign.....
By 48OE Admin on 21/12/2012 08:28
A famous and great orator once said “I have a dream”........
By 48OE Admin on 10/12/2012 10:15
At Christmas we all love a quiz......
By 48OE Admin on 04/12/2012 09:31
This is a debate that stretches me intellectually.....
By 48OE Admin on 29/11/2012 18:07
Yes believe it or not as a Trader we are already being lobbied .....
By 48OE Admin on 19/11/2012 11:30
Well not physically but...
By 48OE Admin on 15/11/2012 17:54
I admit I have a Victor Meldrew gene in me....
By 48OE Admin on 07/11/2012 18:05
Two fantastic events have happened in recent weeks....
By 48OE Admin on 19/10/2012 14:10
I needed to buy some locks....
By 48OE Admin on 14/09/2012 09:37
Man and Dog are inextricably linked...
By 48OE Admin on 06/09/2012 10:47
This picture records the moment when Special Forces stormed ....
By 48OE Admin on 03/09/2012 09:54
Well we have just heard on the news that....
By 48OE Admin on 31/08/2012 09:39
In the course of our work, like many retailers, we see all sides of human nature....
By 48OE Admin on 29/08/2012 14:41
As we expected this lived up to its promise....
By 48OE Admin on 30/07/2012 18:01
I had no intention of watching the opening ceremony of the Olympics.....
By 48OE Admin on 24/07/2012 20:02
Back in 1989, as the Berlin Wall fell....
By 48OE Admin on 15/07/2012 10:30
Homing pigeons, it is said, have some in-built ability to .....
By 48OE Admin on 14/07/2012 18:25
I have broken with tradition.....
By 48OE Admin on 27/06/2012 18:30
Well we need some luck and last weekend the Gods smiled on us.....
By 48OE Admin on 13/06/2012 16:56
The Bushcraft Show was a very good event....
By 48OE Admin on 05/06/2012 17:06
Well, I nearly ran off the road.......
By 48OE Admin on 09/05/2012 09:02
Now it goes without saying that my first suggestion for a present....
By 48OE Admin on 04/05/2012 18:12
Land Rover has over the years been involved in some truly spectacular events......
By 48OE Admin on 02/05/2012 14:47
Well the last week has seen a new chapter in Herefordshire life......
By 48OE Admin on 30/04/2012 09:20
It was sad to see that the RFU sold out for cash over style..........
By 48OE Admin on 25/04/2012 13:12
Well an old friend commented that I am turning into Bill Oddie...........
By 48OE Admin on 22/04/2012 14:15
Baking is in vogue at present with TV shows like The Great British Bake Off and The Hairy Bikers Bakation......
By 48OE Admin on 19/04/2012 07:32
Well if there is anyone out there that reads these blogs on a regular basis.....
By 48OE Admin on 17/04/2012 17:13
If you look in the News Section we have just published .....
By 48OE Admin on 09/04/2012 10:28
We have just had three weeks of noise and smoke........
By 48OE Admin on 07/04/2012 16:08
The sun came out last Sunday and we took a big gamble....
By 48OE Admin on 05/04/2012 16:09
That’s if you were one of the many people who spent hours queuing for fuel....
By 48OE Admin on 20/03/2012 10:13
The weekend saw the first show opener of the 2012 season .....
By 48OE Admin on 16/03/2012 08:59
We have recently been testing our Horizon Head Torch .....
By 48OE Admin on 11/03/2012 16:25
At Original Equipment HQ we now have a resident Stoat......
By 48OE Admin on 09/03/2012 17:37
This is a subject that seems to take up a disproportionate amount of space in our blog....
By 48OE Admin on 03/03/2012 15:01
I went into Monmouth last week where they have a superb little theatre and cinema called The Savoy....
By 48OE Admin on 24/02/2012 18:32
Falling instantly in love....
By 48OE Admin on 21/02/2012 18:42
Some may consider this title appropriate in all senses....
By 48OE Admin on 18/02/2012 18:07
I was reminded about a fantastic clip on YouTube.....
By 48OE Admin on 17/02/2012 09:46
We have just gone live...
By 48OE Admin on 10/02/2012 10:47
It seems as if Rodeo is a Cowboy thing ....
By 48OE Admin on 08/02/2012 15:41
Winter brings many changes to life.....
By 48OE Admin on 05/02/2012 17:15
We attended a new auto jumble organised by.....
By 48OE Admin on 03/02/2012 11:04
Well! - debate rages about Land Rover Shows in 2012....
By 48OE Admin on 19/01/2012 08:59
These are my ideas for a North American trip....
By 48OE Admin on 14/01/2012 18:02
For those of you lucky enough to have travelled around North America..........
By 48OE Admin on 04/01/2012 14:22
Well we are all doing it!............
By 48OE Admin on 24/12/2011 13:26
Twelve things I wish I had known 12 years ago………..
By 48OE Admin on 22/12/2011 08:55
Well when we were going through the photographs......
By 48OE Admin on 22/12/2011 08:21
They seem to blend together so well......
By 48OE Admin on 02/12/2011 13:01
I have listened to argument and counter argument....
By 48OE Admin on 02/12/2011 12:21
Well those of you that have seen the new topless concept car...
By 48OE Admin on 25/11/2011 09:05
We received a wonderful suggestion for a new item in our product range.....
By 48OE Admin on 13/11/2011 16:46
Some nights I like to sit in front of the TV and just be entertained.....
By 48OE Admin on 10/11/2011 18:46
Dinner as any working man will tell you is the midday meal.....
By 48OE Admin on 07/11/2011 08:57
A parent’s influence and expectation plays a great part in shaping a child....
By 48OE Admin on 05/11/2011 16:48
All sensible people never answer 'The Question'.....
By 48OE Admin on 31/10/2011 08:44
In my very early twenties I fell in love with her.....
By 48OE Admin on 27/10/2011 17:09
I listened to the radio, or it might have been a TV show, about a concept of writing a letter to the 16 year old person you once were....
By 48OE Admin on 25/10/2011 08:12
Is it just me....
By 48OE Admin on 21/10/2011 07:58
For those of you that may not be as familiar with our products......
By 48OE Admin on 19/10/2011 15:19
The chances of a particular Land Rover owner or driver reading this blog are remote.......
By 48OE Admin on 17/10/2011 08:30
If you missed the reveal of the concept vehicle Land Rover suggests may be the form of the new Defender......
By 48OE Admin on 14/10/2011 15:10
It did not rain; I repeat it did not rain....
By 48OE Admin on 12/10/2011 17:57
What would be the perfect Land Rover Show?.....
By 48OE Admin on 05/10/2011 13:35
Well finally the Evoque has launched throughout the Land Rover Dealer Network in the UK.....
By 48OE Admin on 03/10/2011 16:30
It was a strange collection of Land Rovers that was amassed in Norway....
By 48OE Admin on 25/09/2011 15:00
Is it only me that sees a clear connection between much of the Banking crisis and.............
By 48OE Admin on 23/09/2011 10:13
I have left it a little while before writing any thoughts about the LRO Peterborough Show............
By 48OE Admin on 21/09/2011 16:52
Very many thanks to all the visitors and customers who came to see us at the Peterborough Show.......
By 48OE Admin on 13/09/2011 18:00
It is not often I get stopped in my tracks....
By 48OE Admin on 24/08/2011 08:32
Whenever a number of show traders in the Land Rover world get together, apart from moaning about the state of the nation, talk inevitably turns to....
By 48OE Admin on 22/08/2011 07:16
I had to fill in a form recently and paused at 'Occupation' - it set me thinking.....
By 48OE Admin on 19/08/2011 10:49
We exhibited at Land Rover Max Stoneleigh Show for the first time last weekend........
By 48OE Admin on 18/08/2011 11:36
I had only planned two Land Rover Show blogs but realised I could not omit stories about the weather......
By 48OE Admin on 15/08/2011 09:35
Food has always been an interesting subject. Most showground catering is not the best......
By 48OE Admin on 12/08/2011 09:48
Sorry for a more serious blog, but I watched a stunning contrast of life in our times this week.....
By 48OE Admin on 09/08/2011 07:20
You never really know what you are going to get at a show. At the end of some we vow 'never again!'.....