All the Bash cars have a mechanical check over before we leave. Our wonderful mobile workshop mechanics give every car a good once over and put us up on the hoist. Sunday, July 12 saw us all queued up at Hunter Holden Castle Hill. What a parade of glorious cars – Mercedes, HRs, Mustangs, Ranch Wagons, 1939 Oldsmobile yes siree… nice!

Checkpoint Day July 12

Checkpoint Day July 12

Car 999a Heaven on  Wheels - Angels made it!

Car 999a Heaven on Wheels – Angels made it!

Scooby Doo came too

Scooby Doo came too

Yellow Taxi Oldsmobile1939

Yellow Taxi Oldsmobile1939

Alistaurus Dinosaur is back!

Alistaurus Dinosaur is back!

Well it’s always a tricky job to do, especially the windscreen strip but Hamlet is all ready with new door panels and sponsor stickers. All the ‘go’ bits are good and car is running very sweetly. Now for some show bits – new car seat covers, Wifi speaker for when we get bored on the tar roads and maybe some paint touch ups on the wheel rims. Stay tuned.

Looking smart with 2015 Stickers ON.

Looking smart with 2015 Stickers ON.

Marsfield Woolies Fresh Food Fair – April 26, 2015

July 20, 2015

Brett Bailey and the crew of Marsfield Woolworths turned on a great BBQ and cake sale on a very wet and miserable day. All in all a success for Woolworths and the special needs kids. Many thanks to Andrea Benton for her help and also to the generous people of North Ryde/Marsfield/Macquarie Park.

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40th Anniversary of Variety Australia – Taronga Zoo

July 20, 2015

April 11 was the BIG day to celebrate Variety being established in Sydney Australia by the Mapp Family with Paul Hogan as the first chief Barker. The party was held at Taronga Zoo and a wonderful crowd of families and children enjoyed the day of celebration and entertainment. A special guest joined us -Tony Abbott […]

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Coleman Greig Fundraiser – October 10, 214

July 20, 2015

Coleman Greig sponsored a Women in Business lunch on October 20, 2014 at Centenary Park Restaurant Homebush. Dr Fiona Wood was the guest speaker. What an amazing, inspiring women she is – so humble and talented. Shirley and Laverne, Frogette Alexis and myself attended to provide some extra colour. Thanks Coleman Greig.

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Wonderful Woolies – November Ball, 2014

July 8, 2015

Once again Woolworths has signed as a major corporate partner of Variety – the Children’s Charity.  Their Ball on November 29 at Darling Harbour raised over $150,000 on one night. Little Pigs were joined by Frogettes, K9,  Shirley and Laverne, Sky Racing, the Avengers,  King Joe and Queen Jan Mullaly amongst others. It was an awesome […]

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20 Weeks till Start of 2015 B to B Bash

February 23, 2015

Where did the year go? Little Pigs are getting everything ready for the Bash. The car has a been repaired, sponsors are being sought, new postcards have been printed – Thanks Snap Clarence Street for printing them for free. Variety NSW has posted this great video promo. Give yourself 2 minutes break!

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Flying Pigs at Sunset

November 7, 2014

Sunset glow, dust and last dirt before we turn to Balranald. Listen for the radio call over a ‘grid’.

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Cheeky PhotoBombing Pigs

November 5, 2014

The AirForce MW guys were big hits with the Bash cars who needed assistance and we used them on Day 2 for the Great Exploding Fan episode. Brigit and Bec from Crazy Horse NZ2 used them as well. They posed for a photo with them — I couldn’t help myself so tried a photo bomb […]

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Children We Met on Bash 2014

October 29, 2014

These are why we raise the money each year, drive the kms and get dusty and dirty and turn up at places like Boorooloola, Bamaga, Richmond, Balranald, Broken Hill, Goodooga, Top Springs, Derby and Narrandera. The precious children of Australia.

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