"As Seen On "Top Gear"!!" Instow Favorite Tip by johngayton

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  As Seen From My Window
by johngayton
 
 

Favorite thing: By all accounts the BBC show "Top Gear" is the car-fanatics equivalent of the mag I subscribe to: "Train Spotters Monthly", and features its hugely enviously-paid presenter Jeremy Beadle (oops, sorry, Clarkson) driving around in a wierd array of infernal combusting-engined vehicles in an equally wierd array of exotic locations.

Well perhaps the vehicle here wasn't particularly exotic in this instance but the location certainly was - Instow!! WHEY! HEY!

I'm not giving anything away by telling you that Instow houses the base for the Royal Marines Amphibious Test and Trials Squadron as you could find that on the web anyway (though perhaps not the trial and test details!!) but suffice to say that Instow is a pretty much perfect location for such a testing ground.

So here's Jermemy Paxton (ach, Clarkson) doing his bit for the cameras and a subsequent TV show in a little yellow car with the backdrop provided by the natural scenery and a mock firefight provided by the lads.

Must remind myself to buy a telling vision sometime so as I can watch it second-hand :-p

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 9, 2008
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