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Welcome to John's World... Hello, welcome to my website, where you can learn more about my life and the things I have done recently. Please start, either by clicking 'About me', or by hovering over and clicking one of the chevron boxes above. I hope that you enjoy your visitMy wife's name is Mairie and we have a daughter called Nicola, who is married to Jim. They have twins Aidan & Jenna. We also have a son called Christopher, who is married to Lyndsay and they have twins Emily & Grace. We all live near to each other in the town of South Queensferry, Scotland.
IcelandIn May 2017 visited Iceland on the Fred Olsen Cruise Liner SS Boudica. We called at: Reykjavik, where we toured the Great Geysir, the Mid-Atlantic Rift, Gullfoss Waterfall and the Blue Lagoon;Isafjordur, where we toured the Dynjandi Water Falls;Akureyri, where we toured the Godafoss waterfalls, the Pseudo-Craters at Skútustaðagígar, the Dimmuborgir Lava Formations and Námafjall Hverir at Námaskarð; andEskifjordur, where we toured the town itself.ChinaFrom 28th September to 12th October 2016, visited various locations in China, which included three internal flights and a Yangtze River cruise onboard Viking - Century Emerald. The major cities visited were Shanghai, Wuhan, Yueyang, Shibaozhai, Chongqing, Xi'an and Beijing. Over and above places visited during our free time, included tours were as follows:1. Shanghai Museum ;2. Old Shanghai & Yuyuan Garden ;3. Shanghai Historic Bund ;4. Wuhan Museum ;5. Bazimen Elementary School, Yueyang ;6. Three and Lesser Three Gorges ;7. Shibaozhai Town and Temple ;8. Chongqing Zoo ;9. Terra Cotta Army and Museum ;10. Beijing Bell/Drum Tower/Zhaofu Street ;11. The Great Wall of China at Badaling ;12. Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs ;13. Tiananmen Square; and14. The Imperial City - (Forbidden City).Portsmouth & SouthseaFrom Friday 11th to Saturday 19th March 2016, my wife Mairie and I celebrated our 50th Wedding Anniversary by returning to Portsmouth where our married life together began. During this visit, we also visited Hanley (Stoke on Trent), Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, Gosport, Lee on Solent, Portsdown Hill, Southampton, Winchester, Wimbledon and Preston.Chester From Friday 9th to Monday 12th of October 2015, took my youngest twin Grandchildren to the City of Chester and Chester Zoo. When returning home, visited Gretna Green.