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Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By pepperrn
Hi kendon, YES! :) This is the North...

Hi kendon,

YES! :)

This is the North Atlantic; even in summer, although you may find many around the pools on sunny days, it can still be pretty cool and windy on other occasions. You won't...
Forum: Cunard Line July 30th, 2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By pepperrn
Hi florence11, Excellent is the answer!...

Hi florence11,

Excellent is the answer! There is so much to do onboard, the days fly by. You'll have the most wonderful time I'm sure :) .
I esp. like WB crossings, and the entry into New York...
Forum: Cunard Line July 29th, 2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,253
Posted By pepperrn
Friends of mine (in QM2 QG) a couple of months...

Friends of mine (in QM2 QG) a couple of months back took afternoon tea in the Queens Grill Lounge.
One asked for "Earl Grey please"... and was still waiting for the tea to be served when they left...
Forum: Cunard Line July 27th, 2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By pepperrn
They'll love you for wanting to share a table :)...

They'll love you for wanting to share a table :) .

I've often overheard, when standing in the short queue/line waiting to be seated, many couples answer when asked "will you share a table?"...
Forum: Cunard Line July 26th, 2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By pepperrn
I was lucky enough to have been on board Queen...

I was lucky enough to have been on board Queen Mary 2 when she used the West Side Piers, The Manhattan Cruise Terminal, after a trans-atlantic in 2011 :) .
As has been noted, this is a very rare...
Forum: Cunard Line July 24th, 2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,391
Posted By pepperrn
Louise D, welcome back :) :) "Sic transit...

Louise D, welcome back :) :)

"Sic transit finis aetatis" Nooooooooo!!! :eek:
Forum: Cunard Line July 24th, 2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By pepperrn
Excellent, balanced review, a pleasure to read....

Excellent, balanced review, a pleasure to read. Thank you for taking the time to write it, and share it here :) .

(If P&O only serve Eggs Benedict once a week... that is reason enough for me to...
Forum: Cunard Line July 23rd, 2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By pepperrn
Hi MicCanberra We all have different...

Hi MicCanberra

We all have different aromas/smells/pongs that we find pleasant or unpleasant.

Some can bring back happy memories (sometimes as clearly as a photograph or a song).
Others we...
Forum: Cunard Line July 23rd, 2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By pepperrn
Sometimes I use the port side entrance to the...

Sometimes I use the port side entrance to the Commodore Club and miss the wonderful aroma of cigars and pipes that occasional hang around the starboard entrance. I make a note to arrive via the...
Forum: Cunard Line July 23rd, 2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By pepperrn
Very wise words Scrapnana, well said. Thank you :)

Very wise words Scrapnana, well said. Thank you :)
Forum: Cunard Line July 22nd, 2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By pepperrn
In case the impression is given that the SS...

In case the impression is given that the SS United States regularly crossed at 35.59 kn (or 3d 10h 40m) I am right in thinking that; after proving she could achieve such an amazing speed... in...
Forum: Cunard Line July 20th, 2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By pepperrn
Six or seven days for me (no preference). ...

Six or seven days for me (no preference).

Certainly not faster or slower (I don't want the crossing to be over far too soon... and slower than seven might mean the ocean overtaking the ship and...
Forum: Cunard Line July 19th, 2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By pepperrn
Yes, it can. Twice (if I remember...

Yes, it can.

Twice (if I remember correctly) I've been "double upgraded" :) , both times on QM2, but this was some time ago.

Upgrading me hasn't been a priority for the upgrade fairy recently...
Forum: Cunard Line July 19th, 2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,391
Posted By pepperrn
Whilst I've not heard (by email) from Whitemarsh...

Whilst I've not heard (by email) from Whitemarsh for a very long time, Louise D and I do exchange emails several times a year, I can assure you that she is very well and extremely happy.
I...
Forum: Cunard Line July 16th, 2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,110
Posted By pepperrn
My father (in his 80s, couple of heart attacks in...

My father (in his 80s, couple of heart attacks in the last 15 years, triple bypass, asthma, prostate issues, hearing and sight problems) has had to give up any idea of getting insurance for a further...
Forum: Cunard Line July 15th, 2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,945
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Scrapnana, The Empire Casino currently...

Hi Scrapnana,

The Empire Casino currently has 17 windows along its length... in two groups.

Just perfect for providing those "Ocean View Single" cabins with an ocean view!

Just saying,...
Forum: Cunard Line July 15th, 2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,855
Posted By pepperrn
I'll leave this thread now, I think I've helped...

I'll leave this thread now, I think I've helped as far as I am able...
Forum: Cunard Line July 15th, 2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,855
Posted By pepperrn
When in Southampton head for the West Quay...

When in Southampton head for the West Quay shopping centre.

Then find "Marks and Spencer" or "John Lewis" (the two biggest stores in the centre). They will have jackets, trousers, shirts and...
Forum: Cunard Line July 15th, 2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By pepperrn
Hi nueKruiser, As an alternative plan to the...

Hi nueKruiser,

As an alternative plan to the one that BlueRiband very sensibly suggested (when coming from the Grand Lobby).

If you take the forward "A" lifts (accessible from every deck) to...
Forum: Cunard Line July 14th, 2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,422
Posted By pepperrn
Indeed! Where will people gather for the...

Indeed!

Where will people gather for the entry into/exit from New York without a high-level top deck, forward of the funnel? :eek:

(Won't be the same gathering alongside the doors into the...
Forum: Cunard Line July 14th, 2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,855
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you Yoshikitty :o , very kind of you, much...

Thank you Yoshikitty :o , very kind of you, much appreciated :o . Sincere best wishes and many happy sailings :)
Forum: Cunard Line July 14th, 2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By pepperrn
Was about to write "Dial M for Murder" when... ...

Was about to write "Dial M for Murder" when...

I found this...

http://www.jimusnr.com/QueenMary.html

:)

Best wishes,
Forum: Cunard Line July 14th, 2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By pepperrn
Exterior shots in "Pearl Harbor" (Touchstone...

Exterior shots in "Pearl Harbor" (Touchstone Pictures 2001)
Forum: Cunard Line July 14th, 2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By pepperrn
One shot of her passing Manhattan towards the...

One shot of her passing Manhattan towards the beginning of "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (Paramount 1999).
Forum: Cunard Line July 14th, 2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By pepperrn
The interiors (The 1st Class Dining Room and...

The interiors (The 1st Class Dining Room and Observation Bar) appear in "The Aviator" (Warner Bros. 2004).
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