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  • British Library and WestminsterAs I have done in the past, I will post current entries and then try to make up for missing days when I can. Otherwise, I will be forever behind and will forget even more than I probably am Posted by mlld3536 in Singing and Sightseeing | Sep 17, 2012
  • Medieval and very, very ancientAnother day, another full English, this time without beans (which Marty does not eat anyway) but with the addition of a grilled tomato. The b & b offers alternatives, including kippers or pancakes, but we love that full English, Posted by mlld3536 in Singing and Sightseeing | Sep 16, 2012
  • Well, here we areOur journey to that great metropolis of Winnersh went off without a hitch except for one wrong turn that sent us a block out of our way. We checked into the Pheasant Inn, a charming b & b with the restaurant Posted by mlld3536 in Singing and Sightseeing | Sep 13, 2012
  • ANYONE FOR PYMMES?===Many people know that the drink Pimms is a popular thirst-quenching, fruit-filled alcoholic cocktail. It is usually drunk during the British summer. Fewer people know about ‘Pymmes’, which sounds just like the cocktail’s name, but is not remotely relat Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Jul 5, 2017
  • Perth to London to AmsterdamDanuta says I've to do the blog for a change so these are George's thoughts. Arrived at Perth Station at 23:30 on the 20th, the train arrived minutes later. Cabin very cramped so luggage was put into next door Posted by DanutaS in CMV Magellan Christmas cruise | Dec 20, 2016
  • InvergordonDocked at Invergordon this morning. Just walking about the town. The murals on the walls are quite attractive. Popped into the craft fair. Thought we might as well have lunch ashore but couldn't get near a cafe with wifi Posted by DanutaS in CMV Marco Polo cruise to Iceland and Faroes | Aug 8, 2016
  • At sea on route to InvergordonWe should have been on the way to Lerwick overnight but as the seas were too high it would have been too dangerous to use the tenders. It was force 8 and five and a half metre waves so We Posted by DanutaS in CMV Marco Polo cruise to Iceland and Faroes | Aug 7, 2016
  • OrkneyBerthing at St Ola. Just about to have lunch and take the shuttle bus to Kirkwall. Having a walk around and a coffee. Walked around a bit more because there was a wedding in St Magnus Cathedral. Posted by DanutaS in CMV Marco Polo cruise to Iceland and Faroes | Jul 29, 2016
  • Embarkation dayDrove to Susan and Stewart's where they'd kindly said we could leave our car. Susan had prepared a lovely lunch and after a few glasses of wine for us (not Susan) Susan drove us to the Cruise terminal. Posted by DanutaS in CMV Marco Polo cruise to Iceland and Faroes | Jul 28, 2016
  • Day 2. At sea en route to CopenhagenAfter a leisurely breakfast we took part in the quiz and then I took part in the rope quoits while George had a drink and a blether. Had lunch in the restaurant. Afternoon I went to art class and Posted by DanutaS in CMV Baltic cruise | May 7, 2016
  • Day 1Iwona kindly dropped us off in Dundee. Got on board fairly quickly and had lunch. Then got unpacked. Nice, good sized cabin. After that we went for a cocktail (me) and a beer (George). After Posted by DanutaS in CMV Baltic cruise | May 6, 2016
  • End of holidayShip docked early in the morning. We were scheduled to get off at 9.40 but actually got off earlier. Stopped at my cousin's in Sutton Coldfield. It was really nice seeing them again. Posted by DanutaS in Oriana cruise to the Canaries. | Jul 21, 2015
  • At seaHad breakfast in conservatory. At 10.30 took part in the shuffleboard competition. Didn't do very well at all. It was a strange shuffleboard court. The board had a very different layout to what we were used Posted by DanutaS in Oriana cruise to the Canaries. | Jul 9, 2015
  • At sea. Gala evening.Got up early but decided just to go upstairs for a buffet breakfast. Then went to deck quoits. We won two matches each but both got knocked out in our quarter final games. We were too late by Posted by DanutaS in Oriana cruise to the Canaries. | Jul 8, 2015
  • Embarkation dayGot to Mayflower terminal at a quarter to two. Going through check-in and security is always a hassle but we finally made it to our cabin and unpacked our hand luggage. No sign of our main luggage so Posted by DanutaS in Oriana cruise to the Canaries. | Jul 7, 2015
  • Down at my sisters as we have an early flight.Drove down and stayed with my sister to be nearer to the airport for our 7am flight in the morning. Posted by DanutaS in River cruise Amsterdam to Budapest. | May 28, 2015
  • Day 2 at seaBreakfast slightly earlier than yesterday. Quickstep class part 2, remembered the steps from yesterday and managed the additions to the routine with great success. Familiarised ourselves with the layout of the ship and generally lazed around before a Posted by DanutaS in Ventura cruise to Greece | Apr 10, 2017
  • First day at sea.After a tiring (and trying) day we slept a little later and had a late breakfast. Just as well there is one dining area which is still serving breakfast up to 11am. Busy day of dance classes Quickstep and Salsa Posted by DanutaS in Ventura cruise to Greece | Apr 9, 2017
  • Embarkation DayIn Southampton for the start of our cruise on the Ventura to Greek Islands. We woke up to a beautiful sunny morning and hope this augurs well for the cruise. After breakfast we walked around Southampton because we are not Posted by DanutaS in Ventura cruise to Greece | Apr 8, 2017
  • Flying home.Got off the ship at about 9.30 and everything went smoothly. Taxi to airport. Luggage was about 2kg over but we got away with it. Flight left on time and landed early. Paul was working till Posted by DanutaS in Adonia Cruise | Nov 22, 2014
  • At sea returning to Southampton.Lot of time today spent packing but managed to squeeze in a quoits win for George and his partner in the morning and one for me and my partner in the afternoon. I let my partner down at shuffleboard Posted by DanutaS in Adonia Cruise | Nov 21, 2014
  • At seaSo far this morning have just relaxed. Not warm enough yet to sit outside so have just continued doing nothing much. This afternoon need to be spent making ourselves beautiful for the first formal night. At our Posted by DanutaS in Adonia Cruise | Nov 7, 2014
  • At seaQuiet day today inside the ship but it is blowing a force 8 gale outside. The sea is very choppy as a result. Feels as if we are going over potholes ( that is not a misspelling for Posted by DanutaS in Adonia Cruise | Nov 6, 2014
  • Embarkation DayPreamble : This report is created by today's roving reporter - namely me George Stephen. The blogger in charge is too excited to create today's report. I say "today's" but when complete we will be on our Posted by DanutaS in Adonia Cruise | Nov 5, 2014
  • Pre cruise evening.Arrived 20 minutes early at Southampton. Really in the holiday mood now. Posted by DanutaS in Adonia Cruise | Nov 4, 2014
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