About Me

Some people are shopaholics, some are chocaholics and some like me are cruiseaholics! Okay you got me I am also a slight chocoholic as well. I guess my love affair for cruises began in the late 1970's when I used to watch "The Love Boat", which was an American TV…

Posted on Jan 16, 2019
Red or Blue Boobies or both? What do you prefer?

Now I have got your attention I am afraid what I am referring to is the birds known as Red or Blue Footed Boobies from the Galapagos as I think you should add this to your Bucket List as it is definitely on mine. [caption id="attachment_2055" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Blue Footed…

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Posted on Dec 30, 2018
How much is a life at sea worth?

Having worked at sea in the 1990’s as a Bar Stewardess I was saddened to see a recent news story regarding a young man called Arron Hough, a dancer, who was in the stage production of Grease on Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas. It has been reported that this…

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Posted on Dec 16, 2018
Christmas Cruising – It’s not for everyone!

Cruising at Christmas is definitely not for me. As a mum to four children albeit two grown up ones and two smaller ones I love Christmas at home. I cannot even think about not being at home as we have 14 people with us for lunch on Christmas Day and…

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Posted on Dec 2, 2018
How to get away with murder! Go on a cruise!

As the title suggests if you are wanting to murder someone then do it on a cruise and you will probably get away with it! [caption id="attachment_2043" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Does he look scared?[/caption] As much as I love my husband of 22 years there have been times in our life…

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Posted on Nov 17, 2018
Confessions of a Cruise Ship worker!

Arrested in Alaska and mugged in Manaus just a few of my mishaps over the years as a Senior Bar Stewardess. Read on for my Top 5! Many of you who have ever read my blog know that in the early 1990's I worked at sea for several years but…

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Posted on Nov 2, 2018
All you need to know about taking your dog or cat on a cruise!

For the pet lovers out there you may be rejoicing at this news but I am afraid it is only available with Cunard on the Queen Mary 2 on Transatlantic sailings to and from New York. [caption id="attachment_2023" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Miley can now come on holiday with us![/caption] Dogs must…

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Posted on Oct 18, 2018
Sun, Sea, Sex and Swinging at Sea!

Let me tell you that trying to find an image that was appropriate and would not get me banned from blogging for life was very hard, but I think I am okay with this one!! I recently came across an article on line about the growing popularity of” Swinging at…

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Posted on Oct 8, 2018
Rescued by the RNLI – A dogs story!

Morning- my name is Miley and I am a mischievous three year old black Labrador. I live with my humans in Morecambe - I have a human mum, dad, three brothers and a sister plus my playmates Bubble and Squeak the Guinea Pigs and my arch enemy, Flash , the…

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018
A day in prison!!

You may remember that I was very lucky recently and won a trip to South Africa. Long before I received the itinerary I wanted to visit the prison that housed Nelson Mandela for so many years – Robben Island. [caption id="attachment_2011" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Table Mountain in the background[/caption] Robben Island…

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Posted on Sep 7, 2018
Are cruise lines biased on where they sail from in the UK?

There are more UK ports than just Southampton so why do they get most of the ships? As a Northerner I would love to sail from Liverpool more instead of the long haul to Southampton which can sometimes take over 5 hours to get to and 8 hours back!! As…

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