Archive for the ‘Social Scene’ Category

Socially Speaking – March / April 2021

Friday, March 26th, 2021

The Day of Triumph held at Civic Park was well attended, and it was great to see so many cars. Credit to Ian Rigby and team for a fantastic event.  Lots of new cars and missing some of the favourites but a great day was had by all. Thanks also to Dino and Lisa Vitesse for their vouchers for Primo for Breakfast/Lunch.

Thanks to Peggy and Bill for doing Supper last month, and to Kay and Dean for helping with the raffle, due to my broken wrist.

The Weekender is now full, so if I don’t have your details, sorry you will have to wait till next year!

The Observation run is next, followed by a Club sponsored lunch, so bring along your clipboards, pens, chairs, and drinks – and a sense of humour goes a long way!!

Enjoy your Easter festivities, and don’t eat too much chocolate!

Bill and Margie

Quick Calendar – Lots of events coming up!!!

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021


Sunday 18th         Observation Run – Club sponsored BBQ lunch – meet Mitcham Council Chambers 10.00am.  BYO clipboard, pen, chairs and drinks

Tuesday 20th       General Meeting – Sporting Car Club, King William Road, Hyde Park 7.30pm


Sunday 2nd         MSCA 6-Hour Regularity Relay – Mallala

Tuesday 18th       General Meeting – Sporting Car Club, King William Road, Hyde Park 7.30pm

Friday 21st -23rd WEEKENDER TO PT PIRIE

Socially Speaking Jan / Feb 2021

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Socially Speaking for January/February 2021

Happy New Year everyone, and I hope 2021 is a better one for everyone.

Our condolences go to Mike Temby who advised that Trina had passed away late last year, from Cancer. Our thoughts are with Mike, Megan, and Dale during this difficult time.

The end of year social dinner went well with 35 participants, and everyone enjoyed the evening.

Thirty-five people attended the after Christmas Run, which saw us have morning coffee at Uraidla and then onto Hahndorf for lunch – Hahndorf was so busy!! It was great to see some new faces, and a few spitfires on the run.

Congratulations to Roger and Cherri Lange on their 50th Wedding Anniversary in late January.

The Ice Cream Run on the 23rd January, although a hot day, it was pleasant driving along the waterfront with the sun setting.  Twelve cars braved the heat, and we meet 4 members at Noonies for Ice Creams.  It was lovely to see Lorna Ellery join us – she is working on Arrand’s car, and just needs to get the lights fixed, and she will  be on Club  runs in the TR6.

Bill and Margie



Socially Speaking – December 2020

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Socially Speaking for December

Due to the Covid restrictions, the Observation Run, was cancelled. This will be rescheduled for 2021.

But the end of year event (at this stage is still going ahead!) so bookings are required, no last-minute arrivals.

Sadly, this month we say goodbye to Graham Jones.  He was a fabulous person, so active, and loved his boating and his yellow GT6 Triumph.  We will miss his enthusiasm to attend the weekender, and his fabulous photos. We wish Gwen all our sympathies, and prayers at this incredibly difficult time.

Bill and I wish everyone a safe, and Happy Christmas, and keep well, and we hope to see you all at the after Christmas Run and Ice Cream run in January.

Upcoming Social Events:

Wed 30th December –After Christmas run

Sat 23rd January 2021 – Ice Cream Run

Stay safe and see you at upcoming events.

Bill and Margie.

TSOA End of Year Social Dinner ***Change of Venue***

Saturday, November 14th, 2020



Social Dinner Saturday 5th December

Venue: Grand North Tavern

              737 Grand Junction Rd, Northfield SA 5085

Car parking available on site.

TIME: 6.00PM

Club Sponsored dinner of $15.00 per member

Good range of specials available and a fantastic ala carte menu to enjoy.

RSVP 25th NOVEMBER The tavern has requested, that due to Covid and Dec bookings, we must supply a definite number of diners, so without a booking you probably won’t get in!!!

To Margie 0438836837 or email

Change of venue due to being notified that a band is playing that night, at B.Social.

Social Report – November 2020

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Socially Speaking for November

Sunday’s Tanunda Chocolate Factory event went well with 25 people in attendance.  It was lovely to have new members, Richard Sellars, Bill and Karla Werner and Allan and Lorraine Werner join in the day. Thanks to Ian Rigby for organising the event. Loads of Chocolates were purchased, and the hot chocolate was fabulous.  Members then went onto various places in the Barossa to enjoy the beautiful sunshine.

Next month is the Observation Run, so bring along your clip board, pens, chairs, and drinks and enjoy a club sponsored BBQ at the end.

Upcoming Social Events:

Sunday 22nd November –Observation Run

Sat 5th December – End of year – Social dinner

Wed 30th December –After Christmas run

Sat 23rd January 2021 – Ice Cream Run

Stay safe and see you at upcoming events.

Bill and Margie.

Socially Speaking – Sept / October 2020

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Socially Speaking for October.

Sunday’s Strathalbyn event went well with 30 people in attendance.  Collectable Classic’s is always interesting, with lots of interesting cars to see. Thanks to Graham Simpson for hosting us there.

Most members then went onto Gilberts Motor Museum, which only opened in January. They have an amazing selection of cars, motor bikes, speedway vehicles, and of course the Glen Dix Library for visitors to see.  Members then went onto Lunch at various places in Strath to enjoy the beautiful sunshine.

Stay safe, and see you at upcoming events.

Bill and Margie.

Socially Speaking September 2020

Sunday, August 23rd, 2020

Firstly, a huge thanks to Sue Gibson and Peggy Argent for their time as Social Secretary’s. They did a great job, and we have big shoes to fill!

Sadly, the Weekender planned for September has been cancelled due to the Covid 19 restrictions, but we will plan the 2021 Weekender to Pt Pirie and enjoy the adventures we had planned for this year.

Bill and Margie, Joint Social Secretaries



We are hoping to have a casual end of year lunch. Details to be advised.


Sunday 20th September


Meet at Collectable Classics Rankine Street Strathalbyn at 10.30am

Parking in front yard

Then onto

Gilberts Motor Museum, High Street Strathalbyn to see the new Museum

Cost: $6.00 entry

Parking in front car park, Triumphs in front please.

Lunch available in any of the many eateries in Strathalbyn.

Enquiries: Bill/Margie 0438836837





Tuesday, July 28th, 2020


Wed 30th               After Christmas Run – see Calendar for details


Sat 23rd                 Ice Cream Run . . . see Calendar for details

Social Snapshot – July 2020

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020


Peggy and I would like to say thank you to all those members who put their hand up and organised a social run, including mid week runs, over the time we have acted as Social Secretaries.   We now think it is time for some new blood with new ideas to step forward and take on the role of Social Secretary.    If you would like to take on the position please put your name forward to Ian Rigby prior to, or at, the AGM next month.

The social calendar has been set through to the end of the year and with the annual Ice Cream run in January and All British Day in February (provided these events can still take place due to Covid-19) there are no runs to set until March 2021.

Due to Covid-19 there will be no Day of Triumph or Presentation Dinner this year.

Margie and Bill have once again organised a 3 day/2 night weekender going to Port Pirie and surrounds on 18/19/20 September.   If you are intending to go would you please let Margie and Bill know as soon as possible so they can confirm numbers with the various venues and the motel.    The cost is $200 per member which includes a Club Subsidy.  Non members will pay $250.

The run on 23rd August will end up at Birdwood Motor Museum however we are not organising a group lunch anywhere it will be up to the individual to have lunch where they please.   Meet at Burnside Townhall Carpark at 10.00am.   For more information please contact Dean Berlemon.

We are sure your cars will enjoy a good run through the hills after languishing in the garage over the past few months.   Hope to see you there.