How many times have you heard that it is only when you lose something you appreciate it? Well, have you noticed it is a true? It is the things that we take for granted and become complacent about that are often the hardest hitting when they are removed from our lives. … More Why taking a break makes you appreciate things
Sometimes it just takes one little snippet to make us laugh… Love it! … More Another Giggle?- The Out-takes are just hilarious!
Although he did send me an email saying he was having a challenge delivering ‘Imagine a giant whoopee cushion in human form flying across the deck making a huge raspberry noise.’ … More Do You Want A Giggle?
When I taught creative writing evening classes I would ask the new students what had made them want to join the class. Would you believe that some of them announced they wanted to be the next J.K Rowling? Well who doesn’t? Erm actually me. Why? … More A Different Attitude to Writing Books
CHAPTER 94 THE WINE SNIFFERS Showy, blowy and nasally glowy this connoisseur will loudly share their great insight into the world of wine. ‘There is bouquet of wet dog combined with raspberries, a courgette and succulent aroma of string beans in this fine wine.’ They swill the rouge liquid through their teeth like … More Cruise Ship Creatures – THE WINE SNIFFERS
CHAPTER 92 THE ‘I HAVE 20 SUITCASES’ Do you have a suitcase madam? The general response from an embarking guest is to point at one or two suitcases but in some instances people have packed for all eventuality and have at least ten suitcases, for only one week. Ultimately the ‘I Have 20 … More Cruise Ship Creatures – THE ‘I HAVE 20 SUITCASES’
When you are talking budgie smuggling you mean that there isn’t actually a small squashed bird being transported against its will in a Lycra arrangement that surrounds a man’s thrustacious hip girdle? … More Cruise Ship Creatures – THE REBEL WITH A BUDGIE SMUGGLING CAUSE
One of my favourite rumours that went around the ship, which originated in the launderette, was that on the world cruise there were eleven bodies in the morgue. It was not true, but it amused me when I was asked. ‘So… we hear there are eleven bodies in the morgue…’ … More Cruise Ship Creatures – The Launderette Gossips
What is it about the front seat of a bus? Yes, you can see a bit more but why do people fight for that front position? I have watched guests argue over that seat and then attempt to pull each other off the seat. When a tour is called in the theatre ‘The I Must Have A Front Seat’ gang dart down to the gangway at the fastest pace you can ever imagine. … More Cruise Ship Creatures – THE ‘I MUST HAVE THE FRONT SEAT OF THE BUS!’
So there we are: Mabel has mauled the manly mob with a ping pong ball and suddenly other ladies got wind (some have wind anyway) of the phenomenon taking place. … More Cruise Ship Creatures – THE TABLE TENNIS MENACE AND QUOITS QUIRKIES