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We said Thanks but No Thanks to the Upgrade Offer

Cunard contacted us to see if we were interested in paying a smidge more for the QM2 voyage and upgrade our suite category a level, or two. 630 more words

Sail all three Cunard Queens in one European cruise holiday

Australians can sail aboard all three Cunard liners in one seamless cruise holiday from New York to Europe next May as part of a unique, new, fly/cruise package released by… 410 more words


Art Deco Lover

I do love a bit of Art Deco architecture. This was the style that became first became popular in the 1920’s and 30’s.

Art Deco influenced the design of almost everything from paintings, jewellery, clothing, buildings, furniture, cars, movie theatres, trains and ocean liners. 305 more words

Maritime History

8 things you should know before cruising with Cunard

1) You have a set meal time and a set table


You don’t necessarily have to eat there and then but if you want to eat dinner in a main restaurant then this is the only option, eating in alternative restaurants, the pub or buffet are alternatives. 607 more words


Reintroducing Cunard's iconic Queen Mary 2

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Cunard’s flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2 has undergone a significant refit costing in the region of $132 million. The luxury liner has been lovingly remastered with new contemporary interior designs and guest experiences, many of which take their design inspiration from the original Queen Mary, which debuted in New York 80 years ago. 693 more words


Cunard Talk - About Publishing

I’ve just returned from a cruise on the Cunard liner, Queen Victoria. We embarked in Venice and disembarked near Rome and it was bliss. Whilst on-board I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to give a lecture on my books and how to be published, and it was not only great fun but the attendees asked many questions that I loved being able to answer. 107 more words

Playlist #1: A Brief History of Jazz Piano (Part 1, 1900-1945)

Dear Friends,

Here’s the first playlist of audio and video clips from my recent series of talks on Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 about the history and development of the piano in jazz. 58 more words

Blue Note Jazz At Sea