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 Jun 6, 2019
So turning 50, family wedding and Arcadia here I come !!!!

Hi All, I thought I would start by filling you in on my life and what's been happening. First of all, I am happy to say that the wedding of my Stepdaughter Zoe Wright and Mark Burton took place last Saturday. It was amazing. They are both mad rally car…

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Posted on May 23, 2019
WOW 10 years old already !!!

So which ship is it that is due to have a wonderful makeover after just 10 years in the RCCL Fleet ??? The Oasis of the seas is to have this honour. After launching back in 2008, she was considered back then to be the biggest ship on the ocean…

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Posted on May 9, 2019
My escape to the Scottish Argyle coast.

Well, I am back from a wonderful week in Bute, I have to say it was simply stunning. this was our house for the 11 of us for the week, right on the lock.  We had fishing boats every day, but I am afraid they were not biting as much…

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Posted on Apr 23, 2019
First Holiday of the Year…… Going Fishing

Hi all just a quick note to update you, I will be out of the office from 26th April for a week, Off to the sunny isle of Bute. It looks stunning, I am so looking forward to chilling there and I get to sail on a boat to the…

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Posted on Apr 9, 2019
BREXIT Promises from cruiselines and us…….

Hi all, well it didn't happen on the 29th March as promised! Now it looks like it won't happen on the 11th April either, so just wanted to touch base and let you know what the cruise lines are doing re Brexit. I realise this is fast becoming an issue…

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Posted on Mar 26, 2019
Wow I wonder what caused this !!! Flight Quarantined at Gatwick !

I have been doing my welcome home calls this week and finally managed to contact a customer that had been on MSC Preziosa on the 19th February 2019 14 nights with the Virgin Gatwick flight home, I am not sure if you are all aware, but there were some issues…

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Posted on Mar 12, 2019
Why Cruising from the UK is so easy!!!

Hi all its that time again, Blog time, I was struggling this week to find something new and then I remembered after talking with one of my regular customers why I like to sail from Southampton and the Uk in general, So I thought why not share.... I did my…

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Posted on Feb 26, 2019
Why Book a Re positioning Cruise ????

I have been doing a lot of packages for people lately and just realised that all the really good priced ones are actually repositioning cruises. I love sea days so these cruises are ideal for me. All the companies do these types of cruises when they need to move the…

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Posted on Feb 7, 2019
Teddies on Parade…. Where has your teddy been ???

Hi all, after a wonderful chat with one of my customers the other day, I realised we share a passion, or rather our teddies do. Since I was about 10 years old I always have taken a teddy with me on my travels and if I don't have one the…

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Posted on Jan 24, 2019
Bellissima is nearly here !

Ok, are you one of the lucky ones that will be on the maiden voyage of the all-new Bellissima from MSC. I am still holding out hope for a place.  I have to say all the videos I have seen look amazing. She is having her naming ceremony in Southampton a…

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