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Interests: Reading, baking, running, Disney, travel, traveling, kayaking, chocolate, learning to live healthier
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August 20th to 26th 20th - Cozumel. Did some training in the office, and then had lunch out at Three Amigos. 21st - Sea Day 22nd - Galveston. Started my rotation of port manning for this month. 23rd - Sea... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Tinkerblue
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August 13th to 19th 13th Galveston. I had to go out in Galveston before loading and pick up some packages from the Seafarer's centre for our manager who signed off today. The day you sign off, you have no crew... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Tinkerblue
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August 6th to 12 6th Cozumel Tab C drill. Woohoo, don't have to do anymore. I'm a deputy team leader but I have a primary duty as a stairway guide. The deputy team leader role model is my secondary duty.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Tinkerblue
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Have you seen Finding Dory yet? I haven't. I will when I'm on vacation. Did you know Dory speaks whale? She has a friend, Destiny, who is a whale shark. Guess what? Last week I swam with whale sharks! Its... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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July 30th to August 5th 30th. Galveston, Oh Galveston... I think I must have heard that Glenn Campbell song a thousand times driving in the car wth my mum. On cassette tape. The song on cassette tape, not my mum.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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July 23rd to 29th 23rd - Pay day, great way to start the week. Training in Cozumel for the GSM, ASM, trainee ASM, me and the other Promo Ambassador. The training was a mini train the trainer. We learned how... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2016 at Tinkerblue
July 16th to July 22nd 16th - Started port manning again this week. Has it really already been a month since I last port manned? Loading in Galveston, 19 pallets plus a big visit from the office, 10 big wigs.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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July 9th to July 15th 9th - Tab D boat drill. After boat drill I did laundry and then went out for coffee, fresh air and sunshine in Cozumel and Internet... I finally got access to my temporary ocean pay... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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July 2nd to July 8th 2nd - breakfast at Star Drug Mart in Galveston. New Orleans Chicory coffee may taste good but it's not my friend. Must remember that next time I'm in New Orleans. The eggs Benedict however were... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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I really enjoyed both books. Neither was an easy read subject wise. The Light Between Oceans is set in Australia. It's about a light house keeper and his wife, their longing for a child, the decisions they make and the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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I've seen the Fishie pedicure thingys before and always wanted to try but I've always been too weirded out. Would you like to have little fish bite your feet? Turns out they don't bite. They don't actually have any teeth.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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June 25th to July 1st 25th - Lunch at Alberto's in Cozumel with a team mate 25th - Woohoo, nights off are back. We stopped in the lead up to and for the duration of inventory. It's nice to have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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June 18th to 24th The LP guy from the office (our company office, not the TV show) arrived to check the discrepancies in our inventory. Oh LP = loss prevention. Also known as AP. AP = asset protection. Crew Party... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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Those crew only signs? They usually lead to some where very mundane: Crew elevator areas Crew elevators Crew stairwells Crew hallways Now let's compare to the guest areas shall we? Guests - large area, carpet, pretty lighting on the ceiling,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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Jun 11 - 17th Started inventory this week. Can I please be assigned to a ship that isn't scheduled for inventory? Please? Seriously. Inventory is scheduled once a year for each ship. I work for 6 months at a time.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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June 4th - 10th Tab D boat drill in Progreso with training. Took just over an hour. My turn to come in an hour early on embarkation night and take pre-orders for liquor. Had lunch on the Lido deck, a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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What's behind all those crew only doors? Wouldn't you like to know? Maybe I'll tell you one day... But not today! Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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May 28th - June 3rd Moved to the bottom bunk Met my new cabin mate, Angelique from South Africa Fancy Caribbean themed lunch served in the crew mess. My favourite was the Caribbean fudge pie. What? Of course dessert was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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Galveston, Texas is our home port. We are here every 4 or 5 days. Trouble is, we really don't get to see much of our home ports. We have loading on home port days. That means we get anywhere between... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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May 21st - 27th Happenings Three shoppies signed off at the beginning of this cruise, so we were five people short for loading (two shoppies had done liquor pick up so they didn't have to do loading). Lucky we only... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at Tinkerblue
May 14-20th Happenings Won a new 1TB portable hard drive at crew bingo. Now I just need to work out how to recover everything from my old hard drive Had first home port day with NO loading. We have four... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2016 at Tinkerblue
May 7th - 13th Happenings Signed on to CCL Liberty in Galveston, Texas. Met new friends/colleagues, reconnected with old friends/colleagues Hit target first two cruises in a row Returned to Cozumel, had lunch at the Thirsty Cougar First Cozumel became... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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I'm three cruises into my 5th contract on cruise ships. Here's all the details: Signed on May 7th in Galveston, Texas I am on the Carnival Liberty, a conquest class ship This is the second time I've been on the... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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During my next set of holidays in November/December/January I will be travelling to Canada, Peru, back to Canada, Australia, China, Canada and then to my next ship. For working on ships I have a medical that is renewed every two... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2016 at Tinkerblue
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When I signed onto Splendor it was on its last Canada/New England cruise. I couldn't get off in Portland, Maine because I don't have my new I95 yet. I was able to get off in Halifax. But we had an... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2016 at Tinkerblue