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    October 14 to 21 Cruise - Bermuda
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    June 13 Picnicked on The Great lawn in central Park to the music of The New York Philharmonic led by James Gaffigan. Great program with spectacular fireworks after the concert. The concert included two pieces composed by students from its education program — remarkable works (Bernstein style) from composers  11 and 12 years old respectively! They took their bows from the stage!

    June 20 The forecast rain didn’t happen so, having lined up for senior tickets in the morning, we were able to see an uninterrupted ‘Othello” in Central Park last night. The set and costumes were magnificent and the actors did their best but the direction gave  a somewhat bland production. I personally thought that some players were miscast and this distracted from the illusion.

     

     

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Nassau on the “Jewel”

This post is a little less than timely–we took the short cruise out of New York on the 19th June. Except for a brief visit to Stirrup Cay (NCL’s private island) I stayed on the ship, relaxed and painted a little.

Nassau harbour

Quick sketch of the same view

Stirrup Cay 1

Cruise ship from the competition docked before us

Stirrup Cay 2

Crowded inner dock

Cabin "still life" with Ethel's sunhat.

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One Response

  1. Lovely photos and paintings!

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