Archive for month: March, 2020

And What About Ship Crews During The Time Of Covid?
We hear a lot about the plight of passengers on fancy cruise ships, but much less about that of the…
Places I love: Penguins in our own back pool
In this time of Covid, as we stay safe at home (save for trips to the shop for provisions, drives…
What a weekend: The Artania and other cruisers – an evolving story!
Bear with us, it’s a bit complex. Phoenix Reisen, the German tour company that charters the cruise ship Artania, reported…
(Diminishing) Signs of Life – High Street, Fremantle
You may find three takeaway coffee outlets between the Roundhouse and the Town Hall that are still serving, if you're…
Silver Whisper – Tied up in Freo
The Silversea Cruises luxury cruise ship Silver Whisper departed Florida on what was to be a record-setting voyage - a 140-day itinerary…
Friday on my mind – It’s blank and hurting
As I pen this, tomorrow is Friday. Everything and nothing is on my mind. I’ve just posted on my personal…
Isolated and anxious due to COVID-19? How to care for your mental health
COVID-19 is primarily a concern for our physical health. But the precautions needed to slow the spread of the disease,…
The Artania – An evolving story!
Phoenix Reisen, the German tour company that charters the cruise ship Artania, reported on its website on 25 March 2020,…
Signs of the (Covid) Times – South Terrace South Fremantle
As stage 2 of the meetings, gatherings and other not-making-contact orders kicks in, and so few businesses can carry on…
Floating off the Fremantle coast – Four Cruise Ships
Vessel finding apps show that as of 11.20 today, Wednesday 25 March 2020, there are four cruise ships either anchored…

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