Thank you Gerard for your welcome input to the discussions on our blog...
I have removed my answer to you. If you wish to take up your comments further, then I am more than happy to hear from you via my email address firstname.lastname@example.org
I think this would be better than to exchange opinions so loosely on this blog. This is a blog for comments and opinions on the fail;ings of Costa not a forum or discussion board for commenting on the good people that have spent good money on a disastrous cruise