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Offline Chris Frame

Hello from Chris!
« on: Jan 28, 2009, 12:31 AM »
Hello all!

I've known Rob for at least a decade sharing the occasional email about QE2 during this time.  I think this is a superb idea. Thanks for taking the time to set this forum up - hopefully it will get a large and loyal following - there are a lot of QE2 fans out there!!

A bit about me... I became extremely interested in QE2 at age 11 when I saw her for the first time in Auckland Harbour. She was superb. I became instantly addicted to life aboard the ship - I'm sure it's the same for a lot of you - it's so easy to become passionate about QE2 - to remember every sound, every room, every corridor... to remember the feel of her moving across the ocean, her engine vibration almost like a heart beat...

I have run an independent Cunard website since 1999 - so it will celebrate its 10th Birthday this year - at www.chriscunard.com - the idea behind the website was, and still is, to provide easy to access information and imagery of the great Cunarders (especially QE2, QM2 and now Queen Victoria).

Last year I co-authored a photographic QE2 book -http://www.qe2book.com and was fortunate to lecture aboard QE2 during her farewell Mediterranean Sojourn cruise. Speaking aboard QE2 about QE2 to people who love QE2 was a superb and unforgettable experience. I am now in the process of co-authoring a further four books about Cunard's Ocean Liners which is a very exciting experience!

Cheers,
Chris.

Offline singlemalt

Re: Hello from Chris!
« Reply #1 on: Jan 28, 2009, 11:16 PM »
Fabulous book Chris and very much looking forward to more  ;D
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Offline Andy F

Re: Hello from Chris!
« Reply #2 on: Jan 28, 2009, 11:23 PM »
I second Ali's comments there Chris and if you keep writing them my friend then I shall keep buying!  It was great to meet you during last year's Med Sojourn. Regards and say 'Hi' to Rachelle from us.  Have a great cruise and look forward to catching up with you again on your return.

Andy  ;D
Start every day with a smile and get it over with

Offline Pia

Re: Hello from Chris!
« Reply #3 on: Jan 28, 2009, 11:41 PM »
Here's another fan. Keep them coming!

Offline Chris Frame

Re: Hello from Chris!
« Reply #4 on: Jan 29, 2009, 04:44 AM »
Thanks everyone! I'm really glad you liked the last book (Rachelle is too) - we hope that QM2 Journey and The QE2 Story are as much enjoyed!

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Re: Hello from Chris!
« Reply #5 on: Jan 29, 2009, 06:26 PM »
Welcome aboard Chris!

Love your last QE2 book - its a little memory book of QE2 in her later years, which is the way many of us will remember her.  Looking forward to your next one - it has an excellent name!!   :P

Cheers,

- Rob
Passionate about QE2's service life for 37 years and creator of this website.  Worked in IT for 27 years and created my personal QE2 website in 1994.

Offline MiamiCunarder

Re: Hello from Chris!
« Reply #6 on: Oct 22, 2009, 05:26 AM »


 Will have to definitely pick up a copy.  :)


   Ron

Offline Chris Frame

Re: Hello from Chris!
« Reply #7 on: Jan 04, 2012, 02:04 AM »
Thanks Ron, hope you liked it! [sorry for the 2 year + delay in reply :)]

Offline MiamiCunarder

Re: Hello from Chris!
« Reply #8 on: Feb 09, 2014, 04:03 AM »
Chris, just spotted this, and well, sorry for the 2+ year delay as well! ;) It's a little ironic having stumbled onto this old post. I eventually received a copy of your book but after I lent it to a teacher who had a terrible memory at remembering to return things, I let it go and told him to keep it.


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