Zealand - March
long way to NZ, but our 3 week trip was well worth the
effort. Spectacular scenery, friendly people, oh and did
we mention the wine?
& The Rockies - July
a surprise this one. Tacked on the end of a business trip
to Vancouver. Kairen enjoyed exploring Vancouver whilst
Laurie worked. We weren't prepared for the spectacular
scenery. A great trip.
country to visit. Hostile to travellers we were alarmed to
find on arrival that no-one was expecting us!. This little
detail sorted and we had an insightful tour of a beautiful
country wrestling with it's internal politics.
- Christmas/New Year
first visit to Jan & Kev's new house in Spain.
Mills Retirement Party - February
the big man had to go sometime, and he went out with a hell of
leaving do - March
being pleased to retire there were tears when leaving long-time
Behaving Badly - Girlie Day out - May
girlies go on a shopping week-end. Not one for the
Jubilee Party - June
the rain, we kept with tradition and had an outdoor party to
celebrate the queen's golden jubilee.
HSBC Family Fun Day Pictures - June
annual family fun day at Dore. These are our family photos of
Family Funday - June
Party - August
it comes around every year and this is no exception. We even had
Christmas Party - Dec
team meets for the usual festive silliness.
Whit Week-end - May
famous Saddleworth Brass Band competition made famous by the
film 'Brassed Off'. Eric and Janet were our hosts and guide to
this amazing contest with over 70 bands visiting the village in
only 7 hours.
F1 Testing Day - May
as guest of McLaren at the Silverstone test day a month before
the British Grandprix. Includes a really scary flight in
the McLaren helicopter!
week-end at the British Grand Prix - July
whole week-end of formula 1. As a guest of Hewlett Packard
and Jaguar Racing. Access to the pit lane, and a helicopter
in on race day.