I’m not really sure why I was so keen to visit Singapore. Family history, the allure of Asia, the Raffles Hotel’s famous Singapore Sling, these all had something to do with it, but even I think twice about travelling half way around the world just to try a cocktail.
There are oh-so-many things I could write about a certain referendum in the country I was formerly proud to call home, but this has never been a place of political commentary and really I don’t see the sense in starting now. Also, today is Tom’s birthday, and he made me promise to play nicely with the other children. Continue reading
So what do you do with just 24 hours in Chicago?
As we say goodbye to our latest set of visitors, I thought it might be interesting to note down what we did with them whilst they were here (if nothing else it serves as a warning of the sort of itinerary we inflict on people – comfortable walking shoes essential!). Continue reading
There are so many aspects of our QM2 crossing which could furnish separate posts, but I thought I would limit myself to talking about the food, which was one of the more significant aspects of our trip!
In all the chaos of packing to leave England, one of the most motivating factors was the fact that we would be travelling by sea. And not just on any old tub either, but aboard Cunard’s flagship the Queen Mary 2.