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The Good Ship Toontanic – day 14698.

June 4th, 2009 | 4 Comments |

The Toontanic.
The Toontanic.
Each day I seem to grow more weary yet I hang onto my hope. We are still deep rooted in the doldrums,  without fuel nor wind we can not move, Captain Shearer is full of hope for what might be, but he too wrestles with his imaptience to get things started. We just need a little fuel to get going – he awaits like an expectant father for the fuel to arrive.

However there is still no sign of the new fuel arriving, the passengers and crew are awaitng nervously, we dont yet know what fate has in store for us, yet we all grab at every whisper of optimism that it will be here soon, one more day thats all…. (more…)

The Good Ship Toontanic – Day 14697.

June 3rd, 2009 | 13 Comments |

The Toontanic.
The Toontanic.
I have been told we are out of fuel today, emergency supplies have been called for, hopefully the fuel company will authorise our credit note so the rumoured new Captain Shearer move us onwards once more.

It had been rumoured that they might allow Captain Mike walk off the plank onto dry land at Oman – I fear that wont be true, the only rumours of that come from on this ship, no rumours on the wireless from Oman themselves.

In the meantime we are in the doldrums, not a breath of wind anywhere – what does drift our way comes from the mouths of those tittle tattling. No news, but hope…….we always hope.

The Good Ship Toontanic – A Passengers Diary

June 2nd, 2009 | 13 Comments |

toontanic2Day 14,696

I sat alone in my cabin listening to the creaking and groaning as we lurched side to side, forward, backwards against the seas, my only company being the deafening tick tocking of the clock by my bedside, each wave sent jarring pain through my sides, I couldn’t take much more, neither could the ship, I drifted lonely into thoughts about why we had came to be here… (more…)