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October 5th, 2014

British Car Council 2014 Toy Run
October 5th, Country Heritage Park, Milton

I managed to make it to the run just short of 11:00 AM. There were 80 odd (and British) cars in the field ranging from the "driver" TR4 (still a favourite of mine) to a McLaren! In the half hour before the run I took the chance to do quick shotgun photos of all of the cars in the field.

The day was a perfect fall day. There were clouds in the sky blowing steadily east, but for the event there was not a drop of rain, only shafts of sunlight perfect for the season.

In the morning members of the Orange-Peel Morris entertained us all with traditional English folk dancing, Morris dancing.

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The Orange-Peel Morris Dancers were heading out to the middle of the field for their first outdoor set in the morning.

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Car guys looking on

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There are variations in Morris around England

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The Orange-Peel Morris dance and costume in a style from the bordering counties of Wales and North West England (the Borders).

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From what I gathered last year, Morris was sort of a thumbed-nose gesture to the lord of the manor. Ragged jackets, turned inside out, with bells and hats adorned the members as a disguise.

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Why the disguise?
Well, catching the ire of the Lord (of the Manor) wasn't good, especially if you have nicked the Lords pheasants, who's feathers also ended up as part of the costume.

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I was told by one of the members that street busking grew out of this

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Time to get back to cars

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Cars were still streaming in the last few minutes before the tour began
Jon Tipple pulled in with his 1973 Austin Mini 1000

The time was roughly 11:15 with the tour scheduled to begin at 11:30, could I get pictures of all of the cars in attendance? This was going to be an "f8 and Be There" round of pictures. There was nothing pretty in the pictures other than the cars. I know some of the cars, not all, and I will keep count!

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Car #1 - Aston Martin DB4 in the early morning light
Phil caught this early on

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Car #2 - Paul Dullaert with his 1953 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn

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Car #3 - Ron and Wendy Freeman's XK8

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Car #4 - Morgan belonging to Ray and Liz Stevens

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Car #5 - Grant and Jean Leonard's Alpine Tiger

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Car #6 - 1967 MGB owned by Charles Boggis

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Car #7

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Car #8 - 1979 Innocenti Mini owned by Michael Debono



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Car #9 - 1976 Mini Van

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Car #10

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Car #11

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Car #12

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Car #13

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Car #14 - 1956 Morgan owned by Gil Caratin

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Car #15

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Car #16

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Car #17

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Car #18

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Car #19

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Car #20

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Car #21

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Car #22 - Chris Tank owns this '74 Triumph Stag

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Car #23 - Al Stoller owns this 1964 Ford Corsair

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Car #24 - MGB of John Roden

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Car #25 - McLaren 12C Spider. Definitely rare in these parts

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Car #26

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Car #27

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Car #28

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Car #29

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Car #30

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Car #31

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Car #32

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Car #33

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Car #34 - Kieth Powell's Morgan

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Car #35

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Car #36

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Car #37

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Car #38 - Phil and Wendy Miller's MG Midget

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Car #39

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Car #40

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Car #41

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Car #42

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Car #43

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Car #44 - Peter Angelidis' 1956 MGA

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Car #45 - Don Horne's Lotus

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Car #46

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Car #47

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Car #48 - I don't know who he is but he's a member

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Car #49

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Car #50

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Car #51 - The Cooper's Cooper S Mini

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Car #52 - Gabriella Eustace's Morgan

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Car #53

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Car #54 (Where are you?)
Sorry I couldn't help it, this is a 1948 Bristol Owned by Dorieh Berteletti

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Car #55 - Greg and Sue Foard's 1961 MGA 1600, Scarlett

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Car #56

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Car #57 - Howard and Barb Grant's Jaguar

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Car #58 - Howard and Barb Grant's Spitfire

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Car #59 - David Hall and Jane Dobson's Jaguar XKR convertible

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Car #60 - Chris Young brought his 1954 Daimler Conquest

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Car #61



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Car #61 with proud owners
Anyone know who they are??

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Car #62 - Jon Tipple's 1973 Austin Mini 1000

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Car #63 - Ray Franklin's Aston Martin DB9

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Car #64 - Don Franklins special Edition Jaguar XKR

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Car #65 - Phil and Wendy Miller's Jaguar XJR

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Car #66 - Brian Hawkins' 1966 Morgan

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Car #67

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Car #68 Malcolm Taylor's Triumph TR3

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Car #69 - Peter and Cindy Conway's E Type Jaguar

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Car #70 - Peter and Cindy Conway's MGB

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Car #71



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Car #71 - John Fitchie, just arrived in time for the tour

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Car #72 - Roper Galloway's Jaguar Vanden Plas

I made it, all of the cars pictured before they left for the tour

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It was all orderly at first

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Then it became gridlock!

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Greg and Sue Foard remained behind and got some nosh

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It's a dog's life

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This Morgan has duties to perform

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Heading off for the tour?



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It just needed a bit more ground clearance for a couple of spots

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A well photographed Morgan

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I am now kicking myself for not introducing myself

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A dog's life Pt 2 - So many car tires not enough widdle

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Installing batteries

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Car #73

Ok, a moment to remember why we came here, the booty so far!

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Back To Cars For a bit

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Car #74

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Came in and missed the tour

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But, there were plenty of people to natter with

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A fine collection of Mini Minis

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Time for the Orange-Peels' second set

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This little Morgan got in ahead of Paul and Jan
He navigated the tour flawlessly

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Paul and Jan had a chance to follow someone else for the last of the tour

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Orange-Peel Morris on the cusp of starting

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CAR! Road Hockey and Morris Dancing surprisingly similar

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CAR!

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Any car can get Piped in, How about "Folkmusiced In"
Word and phrase are new, I am working on its inclusion
in a fine dictionary somewhere.

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Paul and Jan Dullaert with Ray Stevens

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Back to dancing!

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CAR!

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Time for one last kick at the cat!

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Much to the delight of the audience

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Here we have them posed
(Andrew Cowie actually did, I just elbowed my way in )

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Is my number up?

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Keeping the door prizes safe!

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Santa Claus is Coming!
Phil's Daughter Rachael with Granddaughter Veronica

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Checking the bag contents

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Ready to be off!
Santa, Howard Grant, with Phil

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Major Darrell Jackson, of the Salvation Army with Phil

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Santa's off with treats for all of those naughty and nice
Ray Stevens at the wheel of his Morgan

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Car #75, a white Frogeye Sprite, on the far right, with its lights on!

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Santa coming around for a strafing run!

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Armaments were packages of crisps (chips) and hard candies

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Crisps were no problem

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The hard candies could be delivered with pin-point accuracy

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Crisps away!

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One special girl, Veronica, gets to meet Santa

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Yes, she was a good girl

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Eager to get proof of Santa, phones and cameras came out

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My job here is done, now I must go!

In the afternoon members of the Oakville Celtic Fiddle Orchestra, and the Georgetown Celtic Fiddle Orchestra played for us Celtic Scottish, Irish, and Cape Breton tunes.

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Mitts??

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Major Darrell Jackson gave us a few words of thanks for our efforts, and how they looked forward to this event.

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The dancing has started

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Yup Mitts

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Typical guy, off to the side

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He's getting into it.

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Yup

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Here is the Toy Run's organizers!
Wendy has a broken foot, Phil has no visible wounds

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James Franczek, Director of the Oakville Celtic Fiddle Orchestra, scores some booty

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Down comes the kettle
Can he do that??

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Veronica wants the hay bales

It was a fun day, for a good cause. Keep us in mind for next year!


































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