Cruiseday Tuesday – Trolls and the fjords

You never forget your first love which is why I make no apologies in revisiting our unforgettable trip to the Norwegian fjords last year. Me, The Scary One and MSC. It was our first dip into cruising as a couple (no, not that and again why has that word been hijacked?) I swam in the […]

It’s our 25th Wedding Anniversary!

The world has changed a lot in the last 25 years but we’ve not… unless it is to get even more handsome and pretty. Twenty-five years ago today Sarah and I (yes, that’s her name, the Scary came later) formed a modern-day Scotland and England union. And as the fractures in the older United Kingdom […]

Holidos and don’ts: kids on holiday

You can’t live with them… you can’t leave them behind on holiday. Your kids. One of the biggest stress points on holiday is the need to entertain your children. Which does not come cheap. I mean you have to feed and water them, and they’re not like plants, these guys are always grazing. I’ve no […]

Cruiseday Tuesday – My Princess

It’s a couples’ dream… cruising. The lingering glances over dinner, the dancing, the spectacular shows, the moonlight walk on the top deck. Of course, we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t occasionally disagree. I find the best advice is the one She gives: ‘When I want your opinion I’ll give it to you.’ So cruising […]