I was glued to my armchair in front of the television last night for the first episode of The Wire. I watched the whole 60 episodes on DVD in a frantic two-week spell when I was confined to the house earlier this year, but now I know how it develops and ends it was fascinating to see again how it all started.
Nothing to do with cruises, I’m afraid, except that the real star of the show is the city of Baltimore, and Royal Caribbean announced last week that they would be sailing cruises from there to the Bahamas and the Caribbean on Enchantment of the Seas from June next year.
After The Wire, up popped James Taylor, performing a small-town solo concert which was a perfect showcase for his gentle songs and his dry humour.
Nothing to do with cruises, I’m afraid, except James and his band will be performing on board the Queen Mary 2 in June, and now I wish I was on that crossing from New York to Southampton to see his shows.
Sweet Baby James, You’ve Got a Friend . . .