Evolution of the Hippo

We have owned the hippo for over a year now and some much needed improvements and maintenance was required. To celebrate the improvements we also planned a day out with some other "real" Land Rovers playing in the mud. What better way to start the summer? During our off road adventures so far the Freelander … Continue reading Evolution of the Hippo

Rally: Stage One

In a sleepy village somewhere in the West Country a pair of idiots are causing curtains to twitch, creating mayhem and blocking the road by loading a loud, race readyย Poloย onto a trailer. Our pulling power? An old, tired, modified Freelander, every budget rally team's favourite... Our destination, The Royal Welsh showground for the Nicky Grist … Continue reading Rally: Stage One

Adopting a Hippo

We needed a tow car, we wanted an off road toy and probably should have something reliable to do the donkey work. The biggest obstacle to this purchase was budget, shortly followed by the need for the vehicle to have good towing capacity for pulling rally cars around the country. Jeep Cherokees, Land Rover Discoverys, … Continue reading Adopting a Hippo