Saturday, 21 December 2013

Playing catchup!

counting down week 3 (3)
 
 
Whoosh!! Where have the last two weeks gone?! I have been suffering with a throaty bug which left me without a voice for a couple of days. Thankfully, it is finally showing signs of going, so with any luck I ought to be fine for Christmas. Yesterday was the last day of term and I am looking forward to a lazy, self-indulgent fortnight!
 
Last weekend, Mr JK and I went to Amsterdam. It's been a while since we visited, and we enjoyed it just as much as before. Here's a snapshot of our weekend.
 
 
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There was a Festival of Light going on across the City and we encountered this piece of artwork both during the day ........
 
 
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and also at night, when it looked pretty amazing!


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I have lots more to share with you, but will save that for another post. I will just let you know who the winner of my birthday giveaway was - the random number generator selected post number 4 which was Marie. I will be in touch with you on Ravelry to make arrangements to get your prize to you. Thanks for all who entered! See you soon. xxx

4 comments:

Marie said...

Helen, it was such a wonderful surprise to wake up to winning the sock pattern. It has been so cold and snowy here in Calgary without the usual sunshine so this brightened up my day.
Thank you
I love reading your blog and seeing your photos.

knitting sandwich said...

oh i love amsterdam! your photos are gorgeous! i love that glass installation above the tree and those snowmen with salty licorice hats - yum!!

i'm sorry you've been under the weather! here's to a healthy christmas!!
-melissa

Kathy said...

Wow! Lucky you! I love Amsterdam. I've never been in the winter. Those chocolates loo kamazing.
Have a wonderful Christmas!

Bizzy B said...

Thanks so much for your pictures. I love to see any you post of your travels including any just around your home & neighborhood. I too love Amsterdam so these pictures are particularly appealing.