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Forum: Cunard Line Today, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By pepperrn
Hi sarafinadh, These are a few of my...

Hi sarafinadh,
These are a few of my favourites over the years (there are many others) ...

Sliced double sirloin, red onion marmalade & marchand de vin sauce
Pan fried lemon sole, grenobloise,...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By pepperrn
Further indications of drastic cutbacks on board...

Further indications of drastic cutbacks on board Cunard vessels... ;)



And to answer the OP, so many good meals in the Britannia Restaurant it is hard to pick a favourite, I'll look at the...
Forum: Cunard Line April 13th, 2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,402
Posted By pepperrn
Hi caber, There are two "types" of evenings,...

Hi caber,

There are two "types" of evenings, Formal and Informal, on Cunard ships.

In my experience, on a Cunard "Formal" evening, almost all passengers will be suitably attired; 90% of men in...
Forum: Cunard Line April 12th, 2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,739
Posted By pepperrn
Dear Tess of the Sea, My pleasure :) . (I'm...

Dear Tess of the Sea,
My pleasure :) .
(I'm an (old and) old-fashioned sort of fellow, and don't believe that I've ever asked a lady her age. I'm also fond of "history" questions in the Golden...
Forum: Cunard Line April 11th, 2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By pepperrn
Treat it as a chance to give £80 to charity......

Treat it as a chance to give £80 to charity... and get lunch as a thank you.

And you're wrong. Many local people have done at least two crossings/cruises (not one, as you suggest)...
... Most...
Forum: Cunard Line April 11th, 2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,402
Posted By pepperrn
Yes, on transatlantic crossings. There were three...

Yes, on transatlantic crossings. There were three in 2006, there are still three today (although the voyage is a day longer). There are less on cruises (esp short ones) it seems to me.
No. Informal...
Forum: Cunard Line April 11th, 2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,739
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you for your comment on my post.

Thank you for your comment on my post.
Forum: Cunard Line April 11th, 2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,739
Posted By pepperrn
" ... Thirty-five is a very attractive age....

" ... Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, by their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years. Lady Dumbleton is an instance...
Forum: Cunard Line March 31st, 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By pepperrn
Two spots actually; starboard wing of the...

Two spots actually;
starboard wing of the Library (besides your book, you can see forward, aft and to starboard),
and... anywhere in the Commodore Club...

All best wishes :)
Forum: Cunard Line March 30th, 2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,616
Posted By pepperrn
Excellent list :) Simply superb, I'm ordering...

Excellent list :) Simply superb, I'm ordering copies now! Thank you, thank you :)

(Just so you know, having seen it well advertised on here previously, I'm already on Volume "E" (I think, except...
Forum: Cunard Line March 29th, 2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 44,727
Posted By pepperrn
Hi turquoise 6, As you've been waiting such...

Hi turquoise 6,

As you've been waiting such a long time for a QM2 crossing (January, February, March and April) I presume you are booked on the first available crossing (May 9th) and you are...
Forum: Cunard Line March 29th, 2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Austcruiser84, If this the 22nd June...

Hi Austcruiser84,
If this the 22nd June sailing, I think (but I am not certain) that 17.30 is near low tide in Hamburg that day and QM2 needs a high tide (because of metro tunnels under the Elbe) to...
Forum: Cunard Line March 29th, 2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,597
Posted By pepperrn
These photos: ...

These photos:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/pepperrn/4666881447/in/set-72157623936817859

https://www.flickr.com/photos/pepperrn/4666881567/in/set-72157623936817859

I took from the balcony...
Forum: Cunard Line March 29th, 2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By pepperrn
Hi sarafinadh, I hope you found the photo...

Hi sarafinadh, I hope you found the photo helpful.
The solution, it seems to me, would be to up-grade yourself to a balcony cabin on Decks 11 or 12 (+ parts of Deck 8). That way you'll have no need...
Forum: Cunard Line March 27th, 2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By pepperrn
I was going to suggest an after-breakfast ferry...

I was going to suggest an after-breakfast ferry trip to Hythe Pier and back, but you'd only see one end of QM2 (at the Ocean Terminal), not a broadside view, although the ferry passes right past the...
Forum: Cunard Line March 27th, 2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Jimsgirl, I don't think it will be long...

Hi Jimsgirl,

I don't think it will be long before brochures are just a memory with all holiday companies and cruise lines. Everything will be "on-line only". If you want to read something with a...
Forum: Cunard Line March 27th, 2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By pepperrn
Hi debjo, Thank you, glad you liked them :)...

Hi debjo,
Thank you, glad you liked them :) .Yes, my brother. I was escorting my elderly parents (their second voyage on QM2, first time visiting New York) and he was kind enough to drive us to the...
Forum: Cunard Line March 26th, 2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Debjo, These pictures... ...

Hi Debjo,
These pictures...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pepperrn/sets/72157626684147779/
Were taken on a May 2011 QM2 crossing.
My chief memories of that trip are an amazing sailaway party...
Forum: Cunard Line March 23rd, 2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By pepperrn
Hi sarafinadh, Remember, most don't spend a...

Hi sarafinadh,
Remember, most don't spend a lot of time in their cabins, and when I've been in an oceanview a quick glance outside to check the weather is usually all I do. If I want to spend a...
Forum: Cunard Line March 20th, 2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,615
Posted By pepperrn
Of course, forgive me, it has been a long time...

Of course, forgive me, it has been a long time since I explored that historic harbour on Rockall as a young man. The cosy little inns and pubs, the old church, the long, long walk across to the other...
Forum: Cunard Line March 20th, 2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,615
Posted By pepperrn
Oban in the Orkney Islands? I hope that the...

Oban in the Orkney Islands?

I hope that the officer's navigation is better than shore-side geography.

(everyone knows that Oban is just to the east of Milton Keynes Harbour :rolleyes: ).
Forum: Cunard Line March 15th, 2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Lynn, Well, at the moment I'm in a QM2...

Hi Lynn,
Well, at the moment I'm in a QM2 Britannia grade balcony cabin in a little over seven weeks, however I'll ask politely again (ie demand ;) ) a free up-grade to a Q1 (or Q2, I'm not choosy, ...
Forum: Cunard Line March 14th, 2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you safarigal, not sure about "enjoy", more...

Thank you safarigal, not sure about "enjoy", more "endure" :D Ah but, frequent and loyal Cunard passengers such as yourself build up an immunity over many years to POL, I worry about the first-time...
Forum: Cunard Line March 14th, 2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By pepperrn
Or a complimentary up-grade from an inside to a...

Or a complimentary up-grade from an inside to a Q1. No matter how many times I ask, I find that request is always ignored :mad: . ;)
Forum: Cunard Line March 14th, 2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By pepperrn
Hi safarigal, The bottle of bubbly in the...

Hi safarigal,
The bottle of bubbly in the photo (with light blue label) is the brand that Cunard's publicity department usually leave in Britannia grade cabins (as well as the dreaded Pol :eek:)...
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