Ellan Vannin Hotel
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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 ...
... afternoon Nanny, Grandpa and Uncle Mike took Alexander, Lincoln, Rosie, Brody and Marni of to a pantomime (Aladdin) in Lancaster.
Matt and I went for a walk to the Midland hotel, back along the seafront, through Morecambe village. We had and Irish and Bailey's coffee and then braved the icy 1 degree conditions on the way back...to the mayhem of family dinner.
... 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 ...
... preparation for today’s Remembrance Day service. We are not particularly religious, but I do find Remembrance Day to be very moving, and we always watch the events at the Cenotaph on television every year.
I draped a huge flag around my shoulders; it depicts the silhouette of WW1 soldiers, a large poppy, and the words “Lest We Forget” emblazoned across it. I brought it especially, as I knew there was a good chance that the cruise ...
... a table at the front to watch tonight’s cabaret, a performance from the Boudicca Show Company. It was very good indeed. Then we finished the evening off by going up to the Lido Lounge to take part in the quiz (we got 17/20, not enough to win) and enjoy a few more gratis drinks.
Around 11.30pm the day (along with all the drinks we’d had!) caught up with us, so we made our way back to our cabin for our first night on board the Boudicca. ...