New Year Bash

New Years Eve, Fantasy Island Resort
 
 
 
 
 
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From left to right, Beez Neez, Sirena of Oare, Nauti-Nauti, Passport and Double Helix (standing) all met for a pre dinner libation. Thank you to Katarine (from Dublin) who kindly took the picture
 
 
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We move upstairs to the restaurant and find two tables laid out for the cruisers – we total twenty two, from England, France, Canada (speaking English and French), Germany, Australia and the USA.
 
 
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The night is yet young but Eric and Bear lead the way in “things are going to get messy”
 
 
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Our host and hostess – Gerry (Dock Master, Fantasy Island) and Annie
 
 
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Tender meats, turkeys and veggies
 
 
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Salads, a beautifully carved watermelon and fruits
 
 
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Cakes, pastries and ice creams to follow
 
 
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Romance and lewdness from Eric gets him a couple of cuffs from Dee
 
 
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Just posed for our fifth bottle of wine
 
 
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Tradition here dictates you eat twelve grapes just after midnight. Tricia gives us our lesson before slipping hers into her bag
 
 
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Time to slide outside to the dance floor
 
 
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Tricia and Gerry, Gerry and me, Alan (Oh how that man can double for Jack Nicholson) and Gerry take to showing some moves
 
 
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The girls discuss the boys
 
 
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They both want the best shot of Gerry and Annie
 
 
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We all see midnight in with our own other halves on the dance floor with champagne, then all dance and hug well wishes with everyone there
 
 
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The fire is lit, fire dancer appears and Tricia gets stuck in to her grapes
 
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The evening is rounded off with fireworks that don’t disturb some.
 
 
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ALL IN ALL A GREAT PARTY