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Captain’s Log

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The word Captain conjures up many images.  There’s Captains of Industry like Richard Branson, Sports Captains like Steven Gerrard and fictional captains like James T Kirk and of course we mustn’t forget Captain America! But for me the word Captain has always referred to a long list of fantastic, hard working and committed Master Mariners […]

QM2. A Trip Down Memory Lane

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There’s an old sailors yarn that says if you ever watch a ship sail you will never work on her again. Fortunately my love affair with the Queen Mary 2 has never involved me waving her off so it was a welcome trip down memory lane to return to the most famous ship in the […]

X Marks the Spot

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You might think that after finally becoming a landlubber after 12 years at sea I would be keeping my feet firmly on terra firma! Well you’d be mistaken especially when given the opportunity to visit a ship that’s attracted a huge following since her launch in March of 2001. So there I was leathered up […]

Isis and I

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Those of you that know me will know I have a history of getting involved with high maintenance women so I am sure it will come as no surprise that when I embarked on buying my first ever dog the trend would continue! Isis (named after the Egyptian Goddess of Fertility and Love) is a […]