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Monday, September 3, 2012

Blogging from Blighty

So here I am back again in England and the first 10 days or so have gone by in rather a blur to say the least.  First of all the inevitable and unavoidable jet lag.  Although I do have to admit it wasn't that awful this time - dear Mr SE used a bucket full of his Frequent Flyer points to upgrade me to business class. I know, extremely lucky and I actually enjoyed every moment of the 24 hour flight. A few 'piccie's to follow of my first days in England.  But firstly a big thank you to all who commented on my last post when I told you my news and the fact that I am now going to be living here for the next year - Eleanor, Jane, Janelle, Beth, Jules, Deja Pseu, Coffee Addict, Sydney Shop Girl, Mise, Susie, Pauline W, Natasha in Oz, Young @ heart, Faux Fuchsia, Ms Maple, Ida, Lilac in May, Raisa, Leeann and Belinda - really appreciated hearing from each and every one of you... And can I ask anyone how on EARTH do you put that little REPLY box after each comment so you can reply to each person individually?  Sorry to sound like a bit of a technical twit but I would so love to know... Anyway, back to the photographs and they have come out in no particular order a bit jumbled....
At the market in Marlborough - lots of lovely fresh veggies
Fuchsias - (real, not FAUX!) my parents' garden
Above and below the lovely Wiltshire countryside

Hanging basket - planted by my Father - at their house
Flags - patriotic style - my parents' house 

Daughter on bicycle, last weekend - me walking behind!
Above 2 photos - garden at my parents' home



Look out for my next post where I will give you directions o  how to reach my  NEW ENGLISH blog...  Meanwhile hope you are enjoying the first weekend in September - how quickly this year seems to be going.

17 comments:

  1. I love England and your pictures make me yearn for another visit....enjoy your week!

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  2. So glad you are happily situated.

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  3. It's great to see you safe and sound!

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  4. It's good to see you looking and sounding so delighted to be back. Looking forward to the new blog!

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  5. Oh yes, for the comment reply facility, you need to click on the little gear-wheel (Blogger options) in your dashboard and under 'Posts and Comments' choose Comment Location - Embedded.

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    1. Yaaaay!!!! I have done it (hate to admit it took me a while and I nearly gave up but thank you so very much) x

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  6. Welcome back,and thanks for bringing the good weather back with you.Ida

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  7. oh sarah! how wonderful to be back in that cozy little cottage. i read the last post too and i know how hard it must be to leave darling mr se. you two will make it work i just know it. xoxo janet

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  8. Hello S!!

    Things are looking fabulous around your neck of the woods. So happy that you've settled into your 'new' life. You also look fab! As usual :-)

    I use Disqus which is separate to blogger for my comments however there is a blogger option where I think you can add replies to comments.

    Take care

    SSG xxx

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  9. So glad you arrived safely. I really hope your year goes well and can't wait for the new English blog.

    Take care.

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  10. Miss you terribly, but thrilled to see you are home and settled. Great pics - love your parents garden & flags in the window! Can't wait to hear about your new blighty blog and where to find you!!! xxx

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  11. Hello and welcome home! Are you going to change your blog's name? Do let me know if you're heading to London at all, be lovely to meet up for a cuppa x

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  12. Enjoy your year I will follow you across to the new blog and I am looking forward to more of these beautiful photos. xx

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  13. You've been welcomed home with such enthusiasm, and the sun is shining for you - a miracle!

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  14. These photos are gorgeous! I'm so glad to hear that all is well over there. I might have to plant some daisies after seeing this!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

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  15. I was on holiday - in England - so am only just seeing this. Welcome back (welcome home?).

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  16. It seems as though the flight from Melbourne to England would be very long, but I did not realize that it would be an entire twenty four hours. That is an extremely long time to be on a plane, at least you were in first class. These are some great photos, especially the pictures of the countryside.


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