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I haven’t forgotten the rest of the trip…

… it’s just been utterly mad at work this week! Weekend job, definitely… even if it’s just to get the photos up :)

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A very English lunch

On board the plane… Love how the foil cover has the London skyline and everything is very carefully British. Excellent.

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Southern Belle Road Trip day 1 – it’s five o clock somewhere!

Writing this post on the plane, strangely… Have discovered a wonderful thing called ‘airplane mode’ which means I can use my technology on board, which is rather lovely!

Up at daft o clock and in trying not to fall over on the ice outside, I forgot to take a photo of our suitcases :( I did however make it in one piece to mum and dad’s in poppy last night (it was a bit hairy and involved a lot of sliding sideways, mind you…)

Arrived at the airport (Heathrow – no idea why autocorrect just turned that into Athens :s), sorted out some niggles with the car parking, and went airside for breakfast. I was massively impressed by Wetherspoons’ pretty plates…

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Then some speed-shopping round the duty free for chocolate and perfume – all the essentials :p I could happily have bankrupted myself on cosmetics but had already decided to ignore them and save myself for America’s beauty emporia and drugstores. And hell, Walmart too – I’m after stuff I can’t buy (or buy easily) at home.

Mum and Dad rather wonderfully distracted me from my sudden nerves at take-off, Mum by modelling the headphones and giving us the giggles!

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And now I’m ensconced in my seat, Manic Street Preachers and some rather good country music on my in-flight entertainment playlist (I must get myself an mp3 player…) writing this post and about to settle into reading the Peach Keeper.

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And yes, that is brandy and coke. It might be 11.30am here but it’s five o clock somewhere….

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