We awoke once more to a listing ship - As mentioned by Lord Gibbs of the Foreign Office, we have been trained well and a crazy sea doesnt bother us too much. We had breakfast and mooched around the ship - again we werent allowed to go astern and the French Crew had now sealed off the entrances properly after the Army lads stunts & removing their temporary signs. It was fun to watch the swells and yes they were very big, the ship would sometimes hit a big one ...
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At last, we're leaving Blighty. The weather doesnt disappoint, we stay on deck for an hour and the French crew tell us we cant stay out here as it's going to get rough. We've lobbed the bags in and so now have a wander around the ship. It's smaller that the ferries to Holland but it's okay to while a couple of hours away. We then decide to stay in the main bar/entertainment area, which looks like something from Star Trek....it's good fun, they have some guitarist...