We had our Christmas lunch in the Garryvoe Hotel on Sunday last, 27th January. Maybe that’s stretching Christmas a bit, but it’s worked well for the last few years combining the lunch with our AGM and this year was no exception. After a waist-expanding 3-course lunch, and the annual raffle (where everyone was a winner!), we got down to business.
Our October meeting fell on Halloween night this year. We braved the ghouls and witches to talk about Jaguars:
Apologies from a few regulars reduced our turnout a little for the monthly meeting. It was good to catch up, though, and talk about cars and related matters.
Never one to be missed, our annual trip to The Seaview House in Ballylickey once again proved itself to be a case of, keeping the best till last.
Mixed weather didn’t dampen the spirits and in glorious sunshine on Saturday we covered one of Ireland’s most spectacular drivers roads, The Healy Pass. A meandering, spiralling mountain climb that cumulates with spectacular views that are truly breathtaking.
The days are getting shorter, but the Jaguar driving season isn’t quite over yet. Items we discussed at the Kingsley Hotel:
It was 23 degrees centigrade, with the sun shining down the Lee valley towards us in the Kingsley Hotel on the last Wednesday in June. All the doors were open in the hotel to keep things cool, and there was a lazy, summery atmosphere that suited our mood. I’m just recording all of this now, because chances are in a week we won’t be able to believe that we actually had a summer…
We had a few things to talk about: