My husband and I were in New Zealand touring the North Island in February 2018, when the email advising of the next DRTA "Workshop the Waves" arrived in my inbox.
Excitedly, I asked my husband - albeit a bit tongue in cheek, him being an accountant - if he would like to come on a 'work' cruise with me. Mel agreed so I replied immediately to Diana that we would both love to come, paid our deposit. organised out paperwork, booked our flights form Adelaide to Brisbane, etc. etc. etc. and the year flew by and then it was time to board the Pacific Dawn.
Before embarking on Saturday, there was a notice at the Terminal