Monthly Archives: December 2014

My 2014 Highlights

It’s been a funny old year for me, most notably because only did TWO cruises! Since my back, which has been bad since June 2010, was a good 90% better, it was time to start looking for a job and … Continue reading

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New Era For P&O Cruises

In March 2015, the newest ship in the P&O fleet, Britannia, will arrive from Fincantieri. When she was unveiled in September 2013, all renderings had the usual buff on both funnels. Yet in January 2014, that was changed to Union … Continue reading

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ABP Southampton Revamp Mayflower Terminal

My second favourite terminal is getting a much needed £6 million facelift after Associated British Ports and Carnival signed a new contract. Berth 106 opened in 1960 to welcome the return of P&O when they based their brand new Oriana … Continue reading

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Great French Passenger Ships Book Review

William H. Miller has written over eighty books on passenger ships, lecturing aboard many, and is one of the foremost authorities on the subject. His latest, Great French Passenger Ships (published by The History Press in September 2014), is no … Continue reading

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