Author Archives: Geoff

Our spring trip to UK

0500hrs on the 1st March and our drive back to UK starts; we were going to go a day or so earlier but we were “Parrot sitting”. We were very honoured to be trusted to look after Rita’s parrot “Jack” … Continue reading

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Sea Days

Saturday evening and our first night on this, the last leg of our cruise heading non stop back to Southampton, it got off to an uncertain start.  Eight of us met up on our new table, a retired Geography teacher … Continue reading

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Last few days of the first leg

Thursday 6th December and the birthday party’s over, we have another couple of days at sea, so it’s business as usual; eating, lectures, eating, reading eating and trying to socialise with our table companions, not very much success there, rather … Continue reading

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Ending our Caribbean part of the holiday

No announcements from the captain this morning, hooray, however we switched on the TV to listen to the cruise director’s daily bulletin talking about today’s activities and when she came to Birthdays, Christine was mentioned; job well done!!!!! Being back … Continue reading

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More Caribbean

Tuesday 4th December and we arrived at Road Town in Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands, we knew that thanks to the Captain’s announcement, again!!!!!  When we looked out of our cabin window and were faced with the Disney “Micky … Continue reading

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More of the same

Wonderful this morning, we didn’t arrive at St Kits until around 0930, so didn’t have the pleasure of the captain waking us to tell us we’d arrived. Neither of us could remember St Kits though we think we sailed in … Continue reading

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