About Me

I am married with a daughter and a grandson. I live on the North East coast of England (between Whitby and Redcar) and love the fact that I can be on the beach in minutes or strolling through the North Yorkshire Moors,and taking in the beautiful views around me.I have…

Posted on Mar 20, 2016
Are you a Cruise Virgin??

If you are a cruise Virgin , like so many of the people I have spoken to before,  I thought I may be able to help. There are so many cruise out there to choose from , where do I start is quite often is the 1st question I get…

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Posted on Mar 4, 2016
The Cruise that doesn’t cost an ARM or a LEG !!! Maybe a toe !!!

The cruise that won't cost an arm or a leg 'Zombie' cruise out of Miami. I ask you, where would be the safest place when the Zombies attack ? Why out at sea of course. I am a massive fan of the walking dead and being as it has just…

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Posted on Feb 24, 2016
Photos on board ” to click or not to click! ”

I have been on board several different cruise company ships, and I have to say ''Why are the photos so expensive!! '' So when do we click ourselves and when do we let the professionals take over?? I think we spent £150 on 5 pictures from specialist photographers that only…

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Posted on Feb 9, 2016
When I’m ’64’! NOT ANY MORE !!!!

When I become a more mature adult (when I'm 64),or at least this is what I used to think, was the time to cruise. But not any more. Wow!  the ships today are so loaded with things to do for the whole family, I don't think I will take a…

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Posted on Jan 26, 2016
New to cruise – where should I be on the Ship !!

I have had several , new to cruise customers ask , Where should I pick for my cabin! I have heard lots of people say 'middle of the ship and middle of the deck', but I have to say I have not found this to be true in my personal…

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Posted on Jan 20, 2016
Will I let them (terrorists) effect my life ?

We all know about the dreadful atrocities going on in the world, where the terrorists are concerned , and I got to wondering. Would I let it stop me travelling to the likes of Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia or Paris ? I would like to think not, but I have to…

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Posted on Jan 12, 2016
Where to visit??

I lived in Spain for 12 years and passed through Bilbao on many occasions, coming home to the UK and going back to Spain. Guess what ? I never really saw it!!! The town its self is massive and full of historical buildings,  and new designs. The New city as…

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Posted on Dec 31, 2015
Happy New Year Resolutions

I don' know about you but I always arrive at the time of the year and panic ! 'My new years resolutions' What shall I do?? So I am prepared this year and then thought maybe my list might inspire someone else to set a few achievable and not too hard on…

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Posted on Dec 22, 2015
Happy Christmas to all the animals out there !

I don't actually have any pets (fish don't count). My daughter has A dog, cat, rabbit and various lizards and ew! snakes. So I got to thinking I hope they will have fun this Christmas too. So I looked up some tips for keeping them safe and keeping the vet bills…

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Posted on Dec 18, 2015
‘Britannia Rules The Waves’

Congratulations to Her Majesty the Queen. Long may you Rule Britannia! I was lucky enough to be on board Britannia for the Queens celebration of the longest ruling Monarch in England, and boy did we party. The atmosphere was second only to The last night at the proms. After spending…

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