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The Mud Life Issue 10 January 2020

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Whoop it’s 2020! Happy New Year everyone, we hope you all had a cracking Chrimbo. It’s now Boxing Day, and I’m writing this whilst enjoying a Guinness (or 4), reveling in the heady anticipation of falling into a turkey induced coma, and Muddy Madam has her feet up in eager anticipation of schmaltzy Christmas TV fare.

The Mud Life Issue 10 January 2020
The Mud Life Issue 10 January 2020
Publication Information
Cover Price: Free
Format: Digital, 106 pages
Frequency: Monthly
Subject: 4×4, Off-Roading, Green-Laning
Publisher: The Mud Life
News, Reviews & Adventure

The Mud Life Issue 10 January 2020

Turner’s Torque

Whoop it’s 2020! Happy New Year everyone, we hope you all had a cracking Chrimbo.

Muddy Madam and I had a massive task to get this issue completed before all the Christmas festivities began, though we didn’t quite manage it. It’s now Boxing Day, and I’m writing this whilst enjoying a Guinness (or 4), reveling in the heady anticipation of falling into a turkey induced coma, and Muddy Madam has her feet up in eager anticipation of schmaltzy Christmas TV fare.

Even with the magazine deadline looming we still managed to get out and drive a few green-lanes, as well as coming up with some new ideas for this and future issues.

On that subject, in this issue I would like to introduce Lauren from GLASS (Green Lane Association). She’s the Communication Officer, and will be providing us with a monthly round-up of TROs, VRs and other such information from the world of green-laning.

As you know I’m able to borrow press cars, and this year over Christmas and New Year we have the SsangYong Korando, the 1.6ltr Ultimate Auto 4×4. I’m really enjoying it so far, and we have it until the 8th January, so I expect it’ll see a few green-lanes before it goes back. Stay tuned.

What’s in this month’s issue?

Well, you’ll find a couple of show reports, one of which I’d planned for the December issue (the Emergency Services Show), but because I have the time management skills of a carrot I didn’t get it done in time.The other was a wander around The Great British Land Rover Show.

Of course it’s also packed with the usual stuff you love – green-laning trips, new 4×4 reviews, reader’s rides and the rest. Enjoy issue 10, and we hope to see you at an event or two throughout 2020…

Damian, Editor-in-Chief, and Karen Lee, Creative Director

<strong>What’s in this Issue</strong>

TURNER’S TORQUE 5

NEWS 6-9

WHAT’S ON 11

LANING LIFE 12-16

VEHICLE REVIEWS

  • Isuzu D-Max Huntsman 18-23
  • Honda Civic EX Sport Line 24-29
  • Peugeot Rifter GT Line 30-35
  • Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross AWD 36-41
  • Ford Focus Active 42-47
  • Flash Drives 48-51

GREEN-LANING – AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN… 52-59

GOODS & GEAR 61-67

FB PAGE OF THE MONTH 68-69

EMERGENCY SERVICES SHOW 70-75

COMPANY PROFILE 76-77

GREEN-LANING – HEADING TO HAWES 78-81

DINE OUT WITH DAMIAN 82-83

IN OUR GARAGE 84-85

GREAT BRITISH LAND ROVER SHOW 86-91

READER’S RIDES 92-97

PAST JALOPIES – TRAVELLING SMURF 98-101

RETRO SNAPS 102-103

DIRECTORIES 104-105

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