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Friday, 15 October 2010

I wandered off for a while . . .

Hi there! I've been away for ages . . . and some of you probably twigged that I'd wandered off somewhere. In fact I've only just got back this afternoon and just after I landed at Stansted Airport, a big fat illustration brief marked 'urgent' landed in my email in-box – so it looks as if the holiday is over before I've even unpacked!

I'd love to tell you about some of the things I found on my travels but you may have to wait a little while until I have some time to sort the photos out. However here's a taster of where I went to first, Santiago de Compostela in north-west Spain (and before one of you asks me, no, I didn't walk there).

A few weeks ago I celebrated a big birthday (five - 0) 'you only live once' . . . so, Cliff and I booked into the Parador. It rained a bit . . . that's what it does in Santiago in October . . . but hey! it's romantic rain . . .



I'll pop back soon,

Celia
x

11 comments:

  1. Looking forward to hearing about your trip.
    love
    Lyn
    xxx

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  2. Happy Birthday Celia. You are just a spring chicken..I am looking the next '0' in the face very closely!

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  3. Quite romantic - but being as how we're nearing Halloween, it looks spooky, too.
    Happy Birthday!

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  4. Happy Birthday Celia! Can't wait to read about your trip and to see your photos.

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  5. Hah! I would have asked if you'd been on pilgrimage.
    And happy Five O!
    Feet barely touching ground so will pop back when I can. (The cats have a botanical curiosity on their blog)

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  6. Celia, welcome back, and belated happy birthday to you. From my age, your 5 0 seems like a baby.

    Your Spanish trip must have been wonderful and very inspiring. How grand to return home to a commisioning of your artistry.

    I do look forward to seeing some of the holiday photos.

    Do get some rest! xo

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  7. happy birthday Celia... can't wait to hear all about it!

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  8. I was wondering where you'd gone - glad it was somewhere wonderful!

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  9. Isn't Santiago wonderful. Did you walk any of the Camino or enjoy mass in the cathedral? Brings back great memories.

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  10. Belated birthday wishes! Sounds like a wonderful holiday.

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  11. Happy birthday and good choice on both your destination and the Parador! Though I am biased as am from Spain myself :o)
    I stayed at a Parador on the Delta Ebre earlier this year (on the Mediterranean coast) and it was gorgeous.

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