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Saturday, 18 March 2017

A weekend out and about for AJJ

Saturday 18th March


Its a weekend  Out and About   for

and a visit to London.
 Somewhere I have not been to for years, but the last time was for a weekend and it took me a nearly week to recover when I got home.





The background was similar for both pages, first of all sprayed with ink. The page above had some texture paste smeared over it. The images I used were from a Mischief Circus kit.
The first thing to be decided, would be how to travel and I think I would have taken a train to get there like the last visit, then  use a bus or a taxi to get around.









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Sunday 19th March



Day 2
Sight Seeing

Where to go...
Westminster Abbey
Tower bridge and the Tower of London.
Buckingham Palace.
All the usual places.......... but if I were to go again 
 at the top of my list would be  Galleries, Museums and the theatre.  I know it would be a much longer visit than a quick weekend.
You will have guessed that this is a dream outing.

Would I travel there again, probably not, though it never should stop you having a dream destination.

All the images on this page were cut from an old calendar.


Thank you for calling in today, you are always welcome here. 






23 comments:

  1. Both pages are gorgeous, especially as they feature my home town. I would like to go for a visit again some time. It looks like you really had fun with your pages here. Have a nice weekend, hugs, Valerie

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  2. Two brilliant pages Yvonne and I could never leave London, I love it 😀 We love the theatres, restaurants and galleries and have just booked to see Diana's dresses at Kensington Palace.
    Val x

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  3. The two sides are beautifully succeeded .. because I get an insight from there!
    Have a nice Weekend
    Elke

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  4. Great pages Yvonne, I like the way incorporated the calendar pictures. I don't go to London very often although we live close enough to get there and back in a day by coach or train. I enjoy a visit occasionally but I do find it very busy, noisy and tiring.
    Jean x

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  5. So Wonderful pages Yvonne !! Love both of them, I would also like to visit all these beautiful places. Amazing your art ! Happy Sunday ! Hugs.

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  6. Oh how I would like to visit London again! A fabulous page Yvonne! Wonderful depth!Happy Sunday! oxo Susi

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  7. Fabulous pages Yvonne - love the imagery and love the places to visit.
    Have a great weekend.
    Gill xx

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  8. Amazing pages Yvonne. Your pages get better and better. So much of interest

    Love Chrissie xx

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  9. Love both fantastic pages Yvonne. Fabulous places to visit and great ideas on your designs!
    Mar xx

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  10. You get the BEST calendars, Yvonne. I adore the imaginary outing, and I agree that even if you have to take it in your imagination, it's still a nice trip. Both of these pages are incredibly beautiful, and I really want to visit London, if for no other reason than all the iconic images you shared above, including the old phone booth. But I would probably need a month, especially if I were to see all the wonderful museums and such. So glad you shared this today, because now my imagination is fired up, too!

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  11. What a fabulous page and a great quote! I enjoyed my little trip there last year when we went down to Essex but we didn't have plans to try to fit in too much! Chrisxx

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  12. Fabulous AJ it's fabulous, I felt like I was away from humid Australia.xx ♥[aNNie]

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  13. Fun travel pages, I like the quote on the second one. I've never been to London, or overseas for that matter, but I enjoy my travels here in the states.

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  14. Beautiful travel pages - it is very good having a dream destination! You have collected almost all places you want to visit into these two pages, wonderful!

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  15. Travel stories are always the best- even when they were not the best at the time they happened- they make good tales later on. Love your pages, and how you used postcards on the second one. Getting around in a city is always an issue, and even walking is always further than you think it might be. What fun pages though-I enjoyed them. Hugs-Erika

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  16. Beautiful travel pages ....and colors !!
    I Love London ...The Theaters and Covent Garden superss
    Hugs Doris

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  17. Both pages are amazing Yvonne you have added so may delightful things to see x Hilda

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  18. I like these imaginary outings, they are the best.
    I fully understand that it could take a week to recover from a visit to London. Just the thought.......
    I like your happy page with the red box and the Mini, and of course we can now take a virtual tour of the places in your second piece, much more relaxing.

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  19. WOW, beautiful travel pages. Great design and colours.
    Greetings Carola

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  20. Wonderful London pages Yvonne, I love London and on a good day I can be in the city centre within half and hour of leaving home.
    xxx Hazel.

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  21. Such lovely pages which make you dream of travelling! The blue sprayed background looks perfect and you have layered the images so beautifully :-) . Hope you had a lovely weekend and wishing you a great start to the week! J :-)

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  22. Yup, London is full on and exhausting, but worth it! Love both these pages. Again there's a real energy and dynamism to that first one - love the signpost with the arrows going in all directions and all the diagonals you've used expand on that imagery - very clever. If you ever do manage your dream trip to the museums and theatres, let me know... I'll come and play too!
    Alison x

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  23. Love all the Brit images. xoxo

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