The Derby Hotel
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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.
The magician, Steve Price, was truly excellent. His tricks and illusions were very well done, and were all new to us. He also performed a non-stop funny patter and got people out of the audience to help him. We enjoyed his show very much and are looking forward to seeing him again later in the cruise.
We finished the evening off by going along to the Lido Lounge and doing the quiz. We were joined by another couple, Malcolm and ...
... 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 ...
... no time before we were pulling into Lime Street, bang on time. It was then just a case of getting the Metro a couple of stops along, to James Street, where a lively pub “The Liverpool”, was conveniently situated next door.
After whiling away the hours in the pub, and enjoying a few drinks, it was time to go to embark the Boudicca. The cruise terminal was only about a quarter of a mile away, so it was a matter of minutes to trundle ...