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What Next For The Astor Sisters?

News today that CMV Travel & Leisure Group has purchased Pacific Eden from Carnival Corporation to summer for Transocean Kreuzfahrten in Germany and winter in Australia. 183 more words



According to the Fremantle Ports ‘shipping movement’ this morning the Queen Mary II was scheduled to departure at 5.30pm, but after an hour and a half of waiting the cruise liner had not moved from berth. 50 more words

Western Australia

My Pleasure Spots

I was recently on a date with a very attractive man from South Africa. I find the SA accent so irresistible that even if Mr. Cape Town here looked like a blobfish and dressed like a clown, I would have blindfolded myself and gone on the date just to hear the man speak for a few hours. 1,469 more words


6th December 1919. The Rights of Women.

With the passing of the 1919 Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act woman had a statutory right to be MP.s, jurors, and JP.s.

Today on December 6 the much respected Coalition Unionist Member, Nancy Viscountess Astor  became the first woman to take her seat after being elected on 28th November 1919  for the Sutton constituency of Plymouth. 540 more words


The Lie

This was a new colour on her and she couldn’t tell if it actually looked just plain ridiculous. The auburn streaks at least managed to hide the few wily wisps of grey hair defiantly nesting near her temples. 820 more words

Flavours Of South Asia

A. Piazzolla 'Oblivion'

Violin is one of the most expressive and unique musical instrument in a way that it’s able to imitate the human voice—which I think is the most beautiful instrument— very precisely with techniques such as vibrato, glissando and incredibly long legato lines that other instruments such as the pianos would fine it very hard or even impossible to perform. 50 more words