Well, on my last post, which I think I wrote sometime in the Ice Age I promised to come back with photos from my holiday to San Francisco which was way back in May/June!
In place of the post which never happened here are the pics, along with a few more which comprise my summer catch-up
Warning, lots of photos, not of crafting. Navigate away now if you want craft pics - perhaps to HERE my new favourite card blog.
First up, a few from San Francisco.
We had a fantastic time which included, biking across here and around the Marin Headlands:
When we had enough of cycling we caught the ferry back (along with quite a few other cyclists):
Of course you can't go to San Franciso without visiting 'The Rock':
and having your photo taken in a cell:
(here I am modelling my Bagladee custom camera strap)
We also saw the sealions at Pier 39:
and stopped and shopped here (Union Square):
Spent a lot of time riding around town on these:
and spent a day exploring the Yosemite National Park:
We did tons of other stuff too, but that was the edited highlights.
Now onto June and the 2009 Blackpool Mini Run:
Over 200 cars made the journey from Liverpool, Penrith,and Skipton via Preston to Blackpool's South Pier raising money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer:
Here's a couple of my car parked up (I am second from the right on the 1st pic):
We left Preston in lovely sunshine, but by the time we returned later in the day we we confronted by this:
In July, Mr Crafty Blogger and I celebrated our eighth wedding anniversary at the Midland Hotel in Morecambe (subject of many a previous blog posts). As I've always wanted to stop at the Midland I splashed out on one of the roof-top suites and wasn't disapointed:
View from the front of the balcony:
View from inside the room, looking out over Morecambe Bay:
The biggest bathroom I have ever seen:
and finally, we even got a rainbow:
At the end of August we went down to Cornwall for a week and camped in a Yurt:
We did some walking and cycling which quite often involved battling with the elements. Fortunately the stove came in very handy for drying trainers: