Category Archives: Ship Life

Maybe it’s because I’m getting older?

Maybe my Japanese friend knows I just had a birthday, because today after the show he presented me with a new variety of Stockings: Advertisements

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Through the Suez Canal, on to Europe

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They say the Suez is not terribly exciting, but we definitely outran the pirates to get there. Sand on both sides, there are still some interesting sights to see. People watch from the cool of the ship Could this be … Continue reading

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A Classic

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One of the things I failed to notice at first in Dubai was the presence of the old QE2. I had meant to blog about it before – we met her a few times on her final voyage from New … Continue reading

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The Midnight Sun

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Back into real time, I thought I would share with you the magnificent view from my porthole as I am writing this at, midnight tonight. June 28 2009, 12 midnight at 60 degrees north, en route from Helsinki to Stockholm. … Continue reading

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Ikebana – the art of Japanese flower arranging

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These are beautiful and I wanted to share these photos with you. While in Japan we had a lady giving workshops on how to make Ikebana flower arrangements. I wish I could have gone myself but instead I enjoyed her … Continue reading

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A pic from the new show

(That’s me on the piano)

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A Belated Birthday

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Part of the reason for the expensive Crab feast was that is was Sherwin’s birthday – a celebration that seemed to go on for weeks. We had a cabin party – in which the whole band showed up 11pm as … Continue reading

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>Kmart of the Caribbean

>As is the joke of this Ventriloquist. During boat drill yesterday in Barbados we were actually watching a movie coming from this Carnival ship across the water. The sound was clear as day. We could see the screen well. Pictures … Continue reading

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>New Year’s

>The drunken band saved new year’s yet again, and here is a little video taken from Sherwin’s tray. Look at the sky it’s still light after midnight! I will never forget ringing in the New Year to the Antarctic … Continue reading

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>How would you…

>tell the singer that his fly is down while you’re on stage in front of 150 people? A guest in the front row complained, and a message was sent to us from backstage to tell the singer – nervous and … Continue reading

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