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... lot more than I did at eighteen, however the thought of spending a year out of this lovely comfort zone I have, is pretty scary. But now, having just made a delivery of stuff I want to keep for when I return (or at least haven't sifted through yet) to my parent's; had a vegan cake trial for my sisters wedding and returned to Liverpool with at least five of the things on that to do list crossed off; I'm definitely beginning to get a bit ...
Quiet day, just us. The four of us went for a walk along the seafront in the morning, it was very cold and windy. Marni, wanted to wear her sparkly skipping shoes. What to do? We went with it, if it gets her on her feet, who are we to push for the winter boots that will keep her feet warm? So two pairs of sock and sparkly skipping shoes it was. First event was a puddle which had iced over and then we had to stop at the railway crossing. The train ...
... We enjoyed some canapés washed down with some sparkling wine, and listened to a speech from the Captain as well as watching a presentation showing the future FOCL cruises. Then it was time to go to lunch. :-)
Afterwards we went back up on deck to do another five laps, and we noticed it was quite a lot colder, and there was a strong wind blowing at the port side bow.
Coming back into the warmth of the Boudicca we had a post-luncheon nap, then ...
... We thoroughly enjoyed their performance.
We finished off the evening by going to the Lido Lounge, but there wasn’t a quiz on tonight for some reason. So we just listened to the resident musicians/singers (which are pretty dire to be honest), had a couple more drinks, then went off to bed for our second night on board. Tonight we had to put our watches forward an hour to Norwegian time, so we would lose an hour of ...
... footwear. We’d worn our boots instead of packing them, as they’d take too much room up in the case.
Our cabin is a superior outside one, with a window instead of portholes, twin beds, a dressing table and a couple of chairs. The bathroom has a bath tub as well as a shower. This would be our ‘home’ for the next 16 nights. :-)
As we are cruising all-inclusive, we decided to go and have a drink (free!) so we went to ...