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Sunday was explore day! Rob showed me his route to work. It's about 10-12 minutes and super easy to walk to. It's weird to be able to walk to work since I practically drive everywhere when I'm back home. Rob also gave me the historical tour of Mayer Park and Port Sunlight. It was icy out but no one seemed to mind. Rob was slipping all over the place. Port Sunlight is a really cute little village. There's a tea room there, a bank, a little store near ...
... acres of swamp and marsh land - Lever purchased land because of how cheap it was.
2. Port Sunlight factory was originally a soap factory.
3. Lever consulted with somewhere between 30-60 architectures to build the town, only hired the top 1-2 and stole the rest of the architecture designs for the town.
4. Lever was a huge art collector and ...
... 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.
... chatted for a while, then Malcolm and Margaret wished us goodnight and returned to their cabin. Trevor and I sat for a bit longer and had some more drinks, then a couple of the dance hosts, Derek and Joan, came to join us. They both complimented me on the Gothic evening dress I’d worn last night, and we spent some time in conversation with them before going to bed well after 1.00am.
Tomorrow we were due to reach terra firma, in the shape of Ålesund, ...
... 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 ...