The highlight of Martins holiday started at the welcome meeting. His eyes lit
up at the mention of microlighting. "I'd like to do that" was the comment. "I
wouldn't" was the reply. So, as an early Christmas present, he was booked
in to fly at 4:30 the next Friday afternoon.
Martin and Anton.
At 4:15 we watched him amble down the drive from our apartments, not sure
whether he was chain-smoking or not, and under strict instructions NOT TO LET GO
AT ANY TIME. To ensure that he didn't just nip to a local bar for an hour, we
asked him to perform a barrel roll over the apartments. (Later we were told that
slow spirals were the order of the day - not aerobatics). Some 30
minutes later, the Birdman of Hisaronu was spotted by Sally. All the
guests around the pool leapt up to wave, and HE LET GO to wave back!! Not
only did he do the deed, he also bought the video and the T-Shirt.
Well impressed by his bravery, we have all admired his aerial photography,
but never cease to wonder why someone would want to go in an aeroplane with no
sides on it!
The flight lasted about 25 minutes and cost
Yes, after an engagement that has lasted for almost fifteen years now, we were married on Saturday 21st July 2007 at St Johns Church in Cononley. We had a fantastic day! If you would like to watch a short slideshow (best with ADSL - it will take a short while to load - just wait..) then please click here. You can also find photos of our big day (and the honeymoon) in our galleries.
Martin and Sue xxxx