Manor House Hotel
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I'm starting my blog now, before I go because - 1 - I read, before you give people a link to a blog, there should be a few entries to read; 2 - it's the beginning of the year, so it makes sense; 3 - I'm seeing this as a practice run; 4 - there's rather a lot of preparation work that goes into a years trip Over the last week I've been up and down emotionally. As I'm completely moving out of my flat and have a definite panache for the last ...
... Matt and I tried out the Irish Coffees....v. good.
Marni and Brody were in good form today. There was an elderly couple sitting behind us waiting to be picked up by their driver who was stuck in the snow. Marni and Brody entertained them for most of our lunch. It was very cute and it definitely made the couples wait more enjoyable.
After our lazy lunch we walked back and the kids walked back along the wall again.
... 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 ...
... of theBoudicca did that for me!
After working up a good sweat we returned to the cabin, got changed and freshened up a bit, then went to the Secret Garden again to have a light lunch.
At three o’clock I went along to the salon to get my hair put up in preparation for the captain’s welcome cocktail party at 5.30pm. The hairdresser did a really nice job, and I left the salon looking as though my hair had loads of volume. Several ...
... along to the check-in desks.
Embarkation was very quick and efficient, with no waiting around. We left our cases with the luggage handler, got our boarding passes and happily made our way up the gang-plank and along to our cabin on Deck 5. On the way, I stopped off at the hair salon to book in for my hair to be put up for the formal evenings. Then we went to our cabin, number 5050, to dump our bags and change out of our walking boots into ...