All posts tagged ‘mersey

3 Queens Liverpool – Day 4

Events, Ships 27 May 15

The final day. Queen Victoria was given a great party send off featuring balloons, confetti, semaphore, bell boys, the town crier and Danielle Thomas singing ‘Time to say goodbye’. The sun even came out! It’s been quite a ride these past few days. My iPhone is telling me I’ve done a marathon in walking / running in […]

3 Queens Liverpool – Day 3

Events, Ships 26 May 15

This was it. The big moment when the 3 Cunard liners Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2 all sailed down the Mersey. I’ve been waiting to see this for years. It’s what I’ve been working towards over 8 years at the Cruise Terminal. Iconic moments. History. The biggest maritime event I’ve seen in my […]

8 years of Cunard liners in Liverpool

Featured, Ships 19 May 15

In 2007 the Liverpool Cruise Liner terminal opened with a visit from the Cunard cruise liner the QE2, a ship from my childhood. When the QE2 first came to Liverpool, in 1990, I was there to see it. My parents and I hung out with some photographer friends at the Egremont Ferry pub. It was an […]

Why I take the ferry

Landscapes 9 Mar 15

Why do I take the ferry to work instead of driving through the tunnel, taking the train or being squished onto a bus? I think this photo says it all. I walk along New Brighton prom discussing photo ideas with my wife and then sail across the Mersey on a ferry. By the time I get to […]