Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Holiday Property Bond (HPB) Blore Hall

Just back from HPB's Blore Hall near Ashbourne in Derbyshire where we celebrated our 34th anniversary on Valentines Day and SWMBO's 60th birthday three days later

This was our cottage

Blore Hall itself

Saturday, 21 February 2015

HPB Madeira - Funchal Harbour

Not quite a nativity scene!

How to reverse a cruise ship without the aid of tugs

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

HPB Madeira - Funchal's New Promenade

The whole promenade area has been completely rebuilt following the disastrous floods of a few years ago when tons and tons of debris was washed down the mountainside into the harbour

Saturday, 14 February 2015

HPB Madeira - Funchal Fish Market

I can assure you that they taste a lot better than they look!

Monday, 9 February 2015

HPB Madeira - Funchal

Oh no! another nativity scene!

"Real" elves

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

HPB Madeira - New Year Fireworks

Here are some shots of the fireworks in and around Funchal which were taken from our balcony.
Apparently they cost 1.4 million euros!