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A Salute to the Queen Mary

In the light of Queen Mary’s upcoming 80th birthday in Long Beach, California, CBS News America showed a short broadcast about Queen Mary called ‘A Salute to the Queen Mary’ … 1,036 more words


Surprising Liverpool

Penny lane is in my ears and in my eyes
There beneath the blue suburban skies.
— John Lennon and Paul McCartney, “Penny Lane…

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Brooklyn to Boston

Up at 3.45am today (not too bad as the clocks had “been retarded” one hour again) and straight out onto deck 7 to get a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty… 299 more words

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Atlantic Crossing (Part 3)

You may be familiar with a saying amongst the boating community that goes “the two best days of owning a boat are the day you buy it and the day you sell it”. 400 more words

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Atlantic Crossing (Part 2) - Life on-board

As the ocean was not particularly rough on this occasion, the fact I was on something that was moving was almost undetectable. As a liner passenger you are also a captive audience but there is no pressure to do anything you don’t want to do. 368 more words

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Atlantic Crossing (Part 1)

I am on what is the first 7-day leg of a 26-day cruise. The full cruise comprises the crossing from Southampton to New York, a cruise up the east coast to Quebec and back (stopping at Boston, Bar harbor, Halifax) and then returning to New York for the crossing back to Southampton. 344 more words

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Leaving Southampton aboard RMS Queen Mary 2

We set sail on 8th September just after 5pm and, after a superb, tight 3-point turn, slowly headed south, taking in the sights of the Solent, before heading eastwards around the Isle of Wight… 11 more words

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