photos 2001

2001 an eventful year, with some great holidays, the near loss of Tilly and Laurie in the air over the US on September 11th.  A poignant visit to New York in December with unseasonable weather for December.



Koh Samui - February

A bargain visit to the Thai paradise island with Jan & Kev.

Jordan - May

A small country with outstanding sights to see including the magnificent city of Petra

Tibet - October

Starting in Kathmandu we traversed the mountainous kingdom, getting very close to Mt Everest.

New York - December

Only weeks after the disaster of September 11th we visit the Big Apple.  The weather was hot and we walked in Central Park in shirt-sleeves.





Social Events

New Year - January

The year starts with a bang at home and then with Carolyn and Terry.

PA Managers Summer do - July

The sun's shining but it's still a bit chilly for July

Kairen's 40th Birthday  - August

Lots of presents and a ride in a stretch limo.

Jayne's Day at the Races - August

Jayne treats us to a great day at the races

Laurie's 50th Birthday - August  

Lots of presents and a silly party at the pub.

90th Birthday Party  - August

The big one!  40 and 50 years celebrated with over 100 friends and relatives.  It's a warm evening too!

Old Gits & Associates Christmas Bash - December

The PA managers let their Christmas hair down.



Coombe Abbey - January

A surprise night away in charming Coombe Abbey

Blackpool - March

We let our hair down with friends in Blackpool.  Funny Girls transvestite review bar was the highlight.

Charlie & Bogart's Great Day Out!  - July

Charlie & Bo go away for the week-end with Chris, Mary and the boys.

Goodwood Festival of Speed - Ferrari - July

A celebration of the red one at this major southern motorsport event.

Goodwood Festival of Speed - Mercedes - July

Mercedes is the theme at Goodwood this year

Laurie's Big Boys Toys Day  - Aug

Tanks, trucks anything  big and dirty for a birthday treat for Laurie



First Direct Management Team Dinner - January

A formal meal to celebrate a successful year.  It also co-incides with Laurie leaving FD

Spring Forward - February

Kairen's annual Springboard update

FEA Forum Hong Kong - March

The Front End Architecture Forum in Hong Kong

Race for Life Sheffield - May

The all girl road run for Breast Cancer at Don Valley Stadium

HBUS visit to Buffalo - July

Laurie visits Buffalo

Group Architecture Bowling  - August

An evening out in Sheffield

HSBC Data Warehouse Forum Vancouver - September

The event that Laurie had to leave abruptly due to Tilly's illness.  In the air over the US on  September 11th, he managed to miss the travel chaos.


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