• Motoring

    Journey of my classic from Madrid to the North

    Darling, I will not fly back home with you from Alicante in Spain. I will go and see a car in Madrid and if it is as expected I will buy it and drive it to Germany and fly home from there. These were my words when at Helsinki airport waiting to board a plane with our friends to visit another family in Costa Blanca at Easter 2012. I had been looking for a mid-80’s BMW M535 with low mileage and with good history. The model is also known as E28. My interest had been raised by another example in dark metal green at a local classic car show close…

  • Motoring

    Experience Auto d’Epoca – Classic car show in Padova, Italy

    Hot summer days are turning into cooler nights and cooler days. Typical holiday chores are coupled with what is found in your garage or what could be found there. Interesting classic car events bring a welcome activity to engage oneself with the wider world. Auto (and Moto) d’Epoca in the Italian Padova, Padua in English, half an hour distance from Venice, is a good spot to discover in October. Some of the visitors arrive with their spouse and the region offers several interesting opportunities for sightseeing starting with the old town centre of Padova itself. Padova claims to be the oldest city in northern Italy, in Veneto, just half an…