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... I did fear that I had too much to do. I made a panic inducingly long to do list in my room piled with stuff to be taken to charity shops and my parent's house and struggled with finding travel insurance. However once that was sorted I felt better until I thought of the enormity of what I'm going to do and became quite nervous. I keep reasoning with myself that eighteen year olds travel all the time with no worries and I definitely ...
... 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.
This morning I was very tired and it was difficult to get out of bed, probably due to the lost hour and the fact that the mornings are getting darker the further north we go. So it was about 9.40am before I got out of my pit, and got washed and dressed. We then decided to go and get some exercise, so we went up and did five laps (equivalent to one mile) round the promenade deck in the crisp air.
Then it was back to our cabin to get our Fred Olsen ...
... s and three glasses of free ‘champagne’. However, since we’re travelling all-inclusive, it’s all gratis, so the thrill of getting a freebie isn’t quite the same.
Then it was off to dinner, where once again we ate a sumptuous meal and I enjoyed a glass of chilled Lanson’s champagne, to celebrate our 100,000 nautical miles.
After dinner we had a wait of about an hour before the Neptune Lounge opened for ...
... on table 32. :-)
As on all Fred Olsen cruises, dinner was delicious. I started with smoked salmon and avocado, followed by Caesar salad and a tasty lamb korma. Then I finished off with some cheeses and a nice glass of amaretto. :-)
At around 7.30pm Boudicca slowly started to make her way down the Mersey, heading for the Irish Sea. Our voyage had begun.
Our hunger well appeased, we then went along to the Neptune Lounge, where ...