Another weekend with a lot of driving. Drove down to London on the Saturday to stay with friends, deciding that I really don’t like the A12 when it gets near to London and the North Circular even less. Got to Fairlop Waters for the start just before 9 on the Sunday morning. Had another friend waiting for us there who had popped down to see the cars start off. Picked up the tulip route, thought it might have been straight down the main road to Southend but instead had a very pleasant drive through the Essex countryside to get there. Arrived and parked up on the Southend seafront along with a good selection of cars, although I don’t think there was the expected 130 there, but still, a good show and with a fish ‘n’ chip lunch and ice cream a good weekend.