About Me

Born in Coventry in 1961 at Gulson Road Hospital, making me a true Coventarian!! I moved to South Africa at the tender age of 19 to live two years with my husband to "try it out" Way back then in 1981 the South African government kindly paid our fare. We…

Posted on Feb 10, 2018
Size is always an issue ?

I am using one of my own personal favourites Celebrity as usual weighing in around 122000 tons and roughly 3000 passengers, just the right size for me, as are all of the solstice class. Whats the big difference? Larger the ship, more options, this goes for all sorts , cabins…

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018
A bit of Culture

I love musicals and the theatre, so I was delighted to see that Celebrity and bring some amazing acts on to the silhouette for a one off cruise on 19th May 2018 from Southampton. What a fantastic way to see some people like Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins singing, there…

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Posted on Jan 12, 2018
Africa April 2019

I often see great deals come out for our Bucket list offers , and this one is no exception, I would love to book anyone on this as I think it is a fantastic itinerary and a really good price when you look at everything on offer, the http://www.cruise.co.uk/tailor-made-cruises/cunard-cruises/queen-victoria/04-apr-19/16439/ You…

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Posted on Dec 28, 2017
Free child places on a cruise ???

Well its well and truly started , Peaks , or wave , different names from different people, all boiling down to the same thing, its the busiest two months of the year for booking your holidays. Many years ago (some will remember) it started boxing day , in retail ,…

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Posted on Dec 14, 2017
Conference 2017, BALTIC

Well slight improvement on the costume !! without seeing the whole effect it was basically just a 60's look, cannot say I would be winning any prizes for the outfit , some were amazing , and so much thought put into them!! look at our Facebook page.... Its a small…

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017
P&O say goodbye to hen parties ??

How many times have you seen the "pink ladies" getting on board the famous 2 night party cruises, originally called taster cruises, well I can tell you from having been on many of them , plenty of times !! Otherwise its Wendy 50th , Betty's 30th we can go on…

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Posted on Nov 14, 2017
Obstructed cabins on Celebrity Silhouette

Here she is the beautiful Celebrity silhouette , as you can see all the orange lifeboats in the picture are on deck five, there are no balcony cabins on this deck, they only start on deck six. This will be exactly the same in any of the Solstice class ships,…

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Posted on Nov 1, 2017
Celebrity Eclipse, deja vu

My favourite, the Martini bar !! and yes, I did have one very shortly after this pic !! Having recently been on Silhouette for my own holiday, I was delighted to get another 5 nights on board Eclipse , just a week later !! And when I say deja vu…

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Posted on Oct 18, 2017
Rome , getting to the port !

Well back from our lovely trip on the Celebrity Silhouette (more pics to follow I promise) I wanted to start with our new experiment of using the train ! We started with an over night stay @ the Champagne palace , this is around 500 metres away from termini station,…

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Posted on Oct 5, 2017
All aboard Celebrity Again !

Well if modern technology works this blog should be appearing on 05/10/2017 while I am on board Celebrity Silhouette heading down to Israel and the Greek Islands, setting off from Rome on Friday , we are staying the night before and for the first time will be using the train…

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