Wednesday 17 August 2011


We'd gone on a couple of virtual outings to some online museums, which happily have a Mini or three featured in the display.  Here are few for you to peruse, or if traveling, really are worth an actual visit.  If you do this, please post a comment about your experience.

First, we start with the Heritage Motor Centre Museum in the United Kingdom.
Photos: Dave Merrett

Monday 25 July 2011

The V8 Boys Auto Show

The V8 Boys held their annual car show at the Queen's Park Savannah on Sunday 24th July, with the TriniMinis taking their spot near to the classic Volkswagen Beetles.  Take a look at our photostream of the show to see the fine assortment of autos on display, or view our video clip of the Minis.

Sunday 17 July 2011

The Domino Pimlico

Photo credits:  At left Simon; at right: Matt Gaze Photography
A kit car company is one that produces car parts or body shells of a specific automobile which the consumer assembles onto a working chassis.  Domino Cars (GB) Limited was one such company which manufactured fibreglass bodies for the Austin Mini from 1986 to 2007.  The Mini models were called the Domino Pimlico, Premier, Premier Plus, HT, HT-ES (made from carbon and kevlar composites), Pickup and Pickup Crew Cab.

Tuesday 21 June 2011

So, We Made The News!

The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian published an article on Monday 25th April about our Tobago Easter Run.  It was our fifth annual tour of Tobago, they got a nice shot of us before we boarded the ferry.

See their article and photo here.

Saturday 4 June 2011

Modified Minis

Yes, you are seeing right!  It's a Mini Cooper stretch limousine!  Who'd have thought! The very classy type features the more modern BMW Mini Cooper made into a limousine and rented for weddings, proms and other special occasions. Isn't this stretching it a bit?  We don't think so!
Photo credits:  At left Vladimer Shiosvili; at right Michel.

Thursday 2 June 2011

Mini Collectibles You Might Like

Outside of real life, the Mini has made its appearance in a variety of arenas.  Here are a few places it has found itself.  This dashing pair of BMW Mini Coopers is available in Scalextric on