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Forum: Cunard Line October 25th, 2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,247
Posted By Louise D
... are a girl's best friend. Especially...

... are a girl's best friend.

Especially when worn on board a Cunard ship and in association with a ball gown or two.
Forum: Cunard Line October 12th, 2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By Louise D
It is interesting that the waiters also move out...

It is interesting that the waiters also move out of the grills for various reasons. For example, I have had a waiter in QG move to a supervisory position in Kings' Court and another waiter in QG move...
Forum: Cunard Line October 8th, 2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,620
Posted By Louise D
I requested it at the time of booking with Cunard...

I requested it at the time of booking with Cunard about six weeks prior to sailing. It took about 1 or 2 days for Cunard to get back to me with the approval.
Forum: Cunard Line October 7th, 2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,665
Posted By Louise D
Any rumour that involves both the laundry and a...

Any rumour that involves both the laundry and a dress can usually be traced back to the QE2, probably circa 1975.

Diane, your review is great. Keep up the good work.:)
Forum: Cunard Line October 7th, 2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,620
Posted By Louise D
Yes, I have done that on QM2, but Cunard needs to...

Yes, I have done that on QM2, but Cunard needs to get prior approval from the local authorities before they can confirm it. Obviously the price is the same as if you do the whole voyage.
Forum: Cunard Line October 7th, 2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,960
Posted By Louise D
I went to the Purser's Desk to pay the auto-tips...

I went to the Purser's Desk to pay the auto-tips in cash in advance, but as soon as they heard me say a sentence with the word "tip" included in it, they assumed I wanted to remove the auto-tip. They...
Forum: Cunard Line October 5th, 2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,340
Posted By Louise D
It seems you are correct in that Sir Cosmo wrote...

It seems you are correct in that Sir Cosmo wrote each of the men a cheque drawn on Coutts once they were taken aboard the Carpathia. A picture of one of the cheques can be viewed at the link below.
...
Forum: Cunard Line October 5th, 2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,340
Posted By Louise D
I would expect that PETA would disapprove of most...

I would expect that PETA would disapprove of most of my list of gourmet ingredients.

In fact I disapprove of most of my list.
Forum: Cunard Line October 5th, 2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,340
Posted By Louise D
It is interesting that Sir Cosmo only promised...

It is interesting that Sir Cosmo only promised them each 5 pounds, and I am not sure if they actually were paid the money by him after they were rescued. It has always been (and no doubt remains)...
Forum: Cunard Line October 5th, 2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,340
Posted By Louise D
It rather depends on whether you are in a PG...

It rather depends on whether you are in a PG lifeboat or a QG lifeboat.

In a PG lifeboat, there is no assigned chef. Therefore, the repast will be limited to a selection of cold items served on...
Forum: Cunard Line October 5th, 2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,340
Posted By Louise D
Thankfully, in womenswear, I am currently taking...

Thankfully, in womenswear, I am currently taking delivery of a lot of orange, bright cherry and coral, so I have a good selection of garments for the life boat.

I also have a store of 5 pound...
Forum: Cunard Line October 4th, 2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,279
Posted By Louise D
A chemise is technically a loose fitting gown,...

A chemise is technically a loose fitting gown, (and thus could be considered a "dress") but more commonly it is a term used to refer to lingerie, and particularly a slip.

I believe that...
Forum: Cunard Line October 4th, 2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By Louise D
That's absolutely correct, Keith. I dined...

That's absolutely correct, Keith.

I dined in QG, PG and Britannia Club during one 5 week voyage and was able to compare the same menu in the three restaurants. Your percentages seem spot-on to me.
Forum: Cunard Line October 4th, 2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,340
Posted By Louise D
As there was no "announcing" of anything at the...

As there was no "announcing" of anything at the time and just an alarm sound, I knew it was a false alarm. If we really had been in an emergency situation, there would have been immediate...
Forum: Cunard Line October 2nd, 2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,340
Posted By Louise D
I believe this rule came into operation on Cunard...

I believe this rule came into operation on Cunard world voyages post Costa Concordia.
Forum: Cunard Line October 2nd, 2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,304
Posted By Louise D
My aunt first advised me of the existence of the...

My aunt first advised me of the existence of the "Cunard Cough" after coming back from the QE2 world cruise in 1993.

I heard the same term still being used on board QE2 ten years later in...
Forum: Cunard Line October 2nd, 2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,340
Posted By Louise D
On the world cruises, passengers are required to...

On the world cruises, passengers are required to attend muster drill upon embarkation and thereafter once each month for the remainder of the cruise.
Forum: Cunard Line September 30th, 2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,304
Posted By Louise D
The norovirus and the "Cunard Cough" used to...

The norovirus and the "Cunard Cough" used to circulate on a regular basis on QE2 even when fares were double what they are now. The prevalence of these viruses has nothing to do with cost cutting...
Forum: Cunard Line September 29th, 2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,569
Posted By Louise D
SECRET (Fashion Police Eyes Only) ...

SECRET

(Fashion Police Eyes Only)




To: All Ranks

Re: End of Code Emerald
Forum: Cunard Line September 28th, 2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,569
Posted By Louise D
They do say that cats have nine lives, which may...

They do say that cats have nine lives, which may account for the fact that Agent 006 still seems to be alive, despite my arranging several appointments which should have had fatal consequences.
...
Forum: Cunard Line September 28th, 2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,569
Posted By Louise D
Before you continue down this path, I think I...

Before you continue down this path, I think I should inform you we conceal our agents' last-resort cyanide solution in a bottle with the label of this eye preparation.

Your mistake may have...
Forum: Cunard Line September 28th, 2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,569
Posted By Louise D
SECRET (Fashion Police Eyes Only) ...

SECRET

(Fashion Police Eyes Only)




To: Assistant Commissioner Whitemarsh, Lower Class Detective Chief Superintendent Seasidegal; Sgt J. Christie (N Yorks Division), Trainee Agent 003...
Forum: Cunard Line September 25th, 2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,569
Posted By Louise D
In the current state of uncertainty, with...

In the current state of uncertainty, with suspicions running high that Cruachan has been turned, I have sent Whitemarsh to a safe house in a remote location to await my further instructions. Present...
Forum: Cunard Line September 25th, 2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,610
Posted By Louise D
Memo to Self If cruising on the same ship...

Memo to Self

If cruising on the same ship as Fantasy51, employ garlic on a regular basis and remember to leave pearls at home.
Forum: Cunard Line September 25th, 2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By Louise D
Basil Fawlty: With the hotel crest or plain? How...

Basil Fawlty: With the hotel crest or plain? How many sheets do you want?

Mrs Richards: How insulting! Get me the manager.
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