Granny duty!!

First time ever we took the boys out to The Black Country Museum in Dudley, not a bad drive for us around 40 minutes, Jayden was coming back to stay for the week so we decided to combine it with a picnic and a day out.

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Marella cruises good or bad?

Marella Cruises are often frowned upon by long-time cruisers, I have just had a customer return and had only good things to say, he agreed it was not as traditional as his normal cruises, but value for money and convenience he gave them top marks, all went well from start to finish, as we all know the fly/cruise packages always run well, obviously flight delays are not possible to predict and can sometimes happen, but fortunately not in this case.

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QueenVictoria, what a treat !

All very Titanic looking under the clock, with possibly the youngest
captain I have ever met, nomally stuck in the back and somehow managed to get in the front row !!
 

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Ready for Queen Victoria!

Well, I have been given a little week away on the lovely Cunard Queen Victoria, leaving tomorrow from Southampton for 7 nights, what a treat, our FAM trips are usually just a few nights, 2/3 even up to 5, so to get a whole week is definitely a rare opportunity.

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Welcome to my world! Or maybe not this week

Here it is my humble abode and place of work AKA the spare room!! previously known as my son’s bedroom, who is now off into the world and sharing with friends, learning all about bills and council tax !! Happy days

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Celebrity Edge, what a beautiful ship

What a lovely two nights on board, arrival in Southampton went very smooth, if you are lucky enough to be going on to the Edge, upload your photo if you can, and download the app it saves you lots of time at the port, we did not and it just makes life that much easier, and everyone can take a selfie!!

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GOODBYE Independence for 2020

Well what a turn-up and shake up for Southampton this week, Royal Caribbean really throwing a spanner in the works for us in 2020

Now, all we have left is Anthem, and the talk is going all around the houses !! Is this a move by Royal Caribbean to fill the Anthem, knowing there are stacks of people that don’t like to fly.

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Celebrity edge, two nights on board, whoop !

Well, my favourite cruise line has gone and let me have a sneak preview of the brand new Celebrity Edge on 13th May for 2 whole nights, so excited to see this new and innovative ship, it has been a while since Celebrity has added to the Fleet, in fact, the last one would have been Reflection in 2012, with everyone seeming to add another ship every year, this is very exciting for Celebrity lovers.

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A day in the life….not on a cruise

Well, we both quit the partaking of the white sticks (smoking) on our return from Benidorm, did not bring back any duty-free, and both went cold turkey, no vapes, pills, patches. And I have to say it’s not been easy, it’s getting easier and I am sure after six months we will be fine, and saving a fortune !!

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Cabin sleeping arrangments, what is a pullman bed?

We often chat away to customers and without realising it describe the cabin as a 4 berth with Pullman beds, we know what that means, and people who have cruised before with families may also know, though sometimes not, as has come to our attention.

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