Sunday, 9 August 2009

A Grand day out part one

woke up yesterday, sun shinning, hopped on a bus, stepped on a tram and caught a train to Lincoln

So I got off the train and walked up to the canal,
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then walked up the hill
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and up the hill
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and up the hill
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and up the hill
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and pass the Cathedral

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My Destination was the university where the Spinners and Dyers had been holding a Summer school and they were having a small trade fair. I treated myself to all sorts of fluffy goodness for spinning and feltmaking.

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I also had the chance to play on a kromski sonata spinning wheel, spins like a dream although a bit more expensive than I was planning on......thinking about it :-)


Lise said...

Do wish I could have joined you...

Sally H said...

hope you managed a cup of tea somewhere on your way up the hill! Love the colours you chose, especially the purpley one x


I would say it was well worth the walk up all those hills for those fluffy goodies! You can't beat a bit of fluffiness on a Saturday, or any day, can you?

Lace-lovin' Librarian - Diane said...

I don't know how to spin or dye, but it looks like a lovely place to visit!

Gina said...

I love the photos. I hope you stopped for a cuppa half way up the hill. i would have had to.

Love and hugs Gina xxx

Julie said...

Looks like a great day out but where was everybody? It looks so quiet!

Wanda said...

Great pictures of a beautiful town. And wow...the fluffy stuff sure looks beautiful!!

Laura Neal said...

Awesome pics! Looks like you made quite the haul! :)

Jackie said...

I walked up that hill and went in that tea room on the left.