Rule Britannia!

More Canadians are visiting Britain – and I am happy about that. Born and raised in Britain has made me a bit “soft” when it comes to Jolly Olde England. It’s easier than ever for Canadian passport holders as they can now use the e-passport gates – “ePassport gates are automated, where a passport reader and camera, rather… Continue reading Rule Britannia!

Stiff upper lip and Spotted Dick

Our server in the very posh Queen Victoria’s shipboard pub was called Juan.  No, he wasn’t from Mexico – he was a New Yorker.  An oddity indeed as most of the cruise staff tend to come from the Philippines with a good smattering of Eastern Europeans and South Africans.  His banter was on top form… Continue reading Stiff upper lip and Spotted Dick