P&O Ships at anchor in Weymouth Bay Just over 12 months ago this thing called Covid-19 (Coronavirus) started spreading around the world and brought the cruising industry to a grinding halt. Since that time a number of cruise ships have been left at anchor in Bays around the world creating amazing photographic opportunities for cruise … Continue reading We Will Be Back and So Will Cruising !
I know that I usually write book reviews recommending books to read when on a cruise, but sadly for the last 5 months or so, many of us around the world have been unable to cruise due to the world wide Covid-19 pandemic (I have had two cruises cancelled in 2020), so I thought I … Continue reading How is the Cruise Industry Coping with Covid ??
For those of you that live in the UK, there is a very good chance that you will have watched the current affairs satirical comedy quiz show "Have I Got News For You'. If you haven't seen it, it's been running for years and was originally hosted by Angus Deayton until he had a well … Continue reading Longhand By Andy Hamilton
The role of a Barrister in the UK I think is seen by many as a highly paid job for privately educated toffs who like to perform their own version of pantomime in the courtroom with their colleagues, to either defend or attack the accused from whatever they are being brought up before a judge … Continue reading The Night Lawyer by Alex Churchill
For those of you that have been reading my reviews for the last two and half years, you will know that I love the sport that is cricket and I love reading a good cricketing auto biography on some of the games greatest players. Yes the sport isn’t to the taste of everyone, and a … Continue reading On Fire by Ben Stokes
True Stories I find can always be an interesting read if they are written well. They can really get under the skin of the people that they are telling the story about and give you an understanding on a subject of real life that is around you but you are not always potentially area of. … Continue reading Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
I don’t know about you and your workplace, but there appears to be in a number of offices, a growing trend in the kitchen/breakout areas for a selection of books to appear, which your colleauges have read and have kindly decided to share with their peers. This is a really good and cheap way to … Continue reading A Short History of Drunkenness – Mark Forsyth
I have referred in past reviews, to the fact that sometimes you hear about a book and what you hear makes you really want to read it as it just sounds so good. Then you go and start reading the book and it doesn’t start too well, but you plod on expecting it to improve … Continue reading Adults by Emma Jane Unsworth
Dementia for those of you who have experienced a loved one suffering from, is tough to deal with and involves a lot of patience and a strong heart to watch someone who you love and have had amazing times with slowly degenerate into a state where they can't remember you, themselves or where they are. … Continue reading Lessons of Love by Prue Phillipson
During this time of lockdown as a result of Covid-19, all of the world's fantastic cruise ships and liners are all moored up or at anchor with no passengers on board. The ships however are still having to run with a Skeleton crew on board and every few days if alongside in port they have … Continue reading Stop at Nothing by Tammy Cohen