New Year 2012

This year was the first New Year when the Christie family celebrated separately! Seán went to a party at the Hallenstadion. Áedán went out for a meal and then went to see the Zurich New Year Fireworks. David & Jacqueline had a fondue with Harri and Kaarina in the afternoon, and then went downstairs for a “Spanish” New Year celebration later in the evening. We had the traditional 12 grapes while listening to the 12 strikes of the Puerta del Sol clock in Madrid, over the Internet! The fireworks were viewed from the roof terrace (the rain even stopped for a brief period at midnight). A number of guests ended up sleeping in the second floor flat…