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Cruising the Adriatic 

Wow what a summer it has been for us! Our last blog saw us in Venice in late July about to head off for a cruise and now here I am back in Tilly contemplating a return to work in just a few weeks time. 542 more words


Cunard on the way

People tend not to pay attention to much along State Street. If you’re a tourist, you’re there on your way to the waterfront or Quincy Market; if you’re a resident, you’re there on your way to or from your job in the Financial District. 254 more words

Formal fashion as our adventure begins

I apologise that these first posts have been slightly out of order. It’s a big job to sort through over three years of letters! From this point forwards, I hope to upload the letters in correct chronological order. 73 more words


Queen Elizabeth menus Oct 1964

Life on board the Queen Elizabeth was luxurious – we had never known anything like it. Each meal had a beautifully printed keepsake menu with stunning images on the front. 56 more words


Celebrating QE2's 50th Anniversary Cunard Style!

Chris Frame of the Chris Cunard blog is my guest blogger today. He is a maritime historian, author, public speaker and travel writer, and he recently had the pleasure of joining Queen Elizabeth on her ‘QE2 50th anniversary voyage’ from Southampton. 794 more words


Nearing America: RMS Queen Elizabeth : 17 - 19 Oct 64

…. continued from previous letter sent from RMS Queen Elizabeth, crossing from Southampton to New York, Saturday 17th – Monday 19th October 1964.

Saturday morning   1,777 more words


Aboard Queen Elizabeth, 16 Oct 1964

The Queen Elizabeth, Friday morning (16 Oct 1964)

Mum and Dad and Nigel,

Well here we are, well on the way now and the ship is pitching quite a lot. 604 more words