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Holiday Postcard Exchange Show and Tell

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Post by ejays17 » Fri December 17th, 2010, 8:16 am

[quote=""Misfit""]Let's get ejays over and we'll splurge at the private villa,

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I'm trying to recall the place I stayed at. It was by the northern park entrance, an old house done into a B&B. I passed on the haunted room naturally. I think this is the place, http://www.groveland.com/

BTW, Highway 49 north and south is very cool to take a long trip on visiting the old gold rush towns, Sutter's Mill, an old cemetary or two and more. Highway 49 info here, http://historichwy49.com/[/quote]


Looks very swanky!! I'm up for that as long as I can find somewhere to stash hubby while I'm being a social butterfly :D

There are some lovely-sounding places to visit, and my list is getting longer! He's already been pretty much everwhere that's worth going to outside of Australia (I've been everywhere worth going IN Australia though :) ), so it's my decisions on where we go. It;s a big responsibility... *laugh*
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Post by Misfit » Fri December 17th, 2010, 12:46 pm

[quote=""ejays17""]Looks very swanky!! I'm up for that as long as I can find somewhere to stash hubby while I'm being a social butterfly :D

There are some lovely-sounding places to visit, and my list is getting longer! He's already been pretty much everwhere that's worth going to outside of Australia (I've been everywhere worth going IN Australia though :) ), so it's my decisions on where we go. It;s a big responsibility... *laugh*[/quote]

We have lots of interesting choices here. Anytime you are ready start a thread in the travel section.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri December 17th, 2010, 6:30 pm

I finally got off my lazy reading tuchus and mailed mine out today! I hope it gets to my person safely, I've never done a postcard before or at least not in ages!

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Post by Madeleine » Fri December 17th, 2010, 8:24 pm

That villa looks fabulous.
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Post by EC2 » Fri December 17th, 2010, 9:21 pm

[img][IMG]http://i832.photobucket.com/albums/zz24 ... le0648.jpg[/img][/IMG]

This one arrived from Ash this morning - beautiful Arizona! There's more than one so I understand, but they obviously got separated in transit. Anyway, first one's made it through!
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Post by Misfit » Fri December 17th, 2010, 9:39 pm

Oh that's gorgeous. I love the Sonoran desert, especially when the catcus (cacti?) are blooming.
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Post by Ariadne » Fri December 17th, 2010, 11:15 pm

Here's my card from Miss Moppet in London! (Thank you!) I'm sure many HFO members will recognize the people depicted here. The painting is by Hippolyte Delaroche, from the Wallace Collection.

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The postage stamp with a portrait of Mary II was another really nice touch!

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Post by Michy » Fri December 17th, 2010, 11:56 pm

Mine arrived today. I got FIVE (!) postcards from EC showing various sites around Nottingham. My favorite, I think, are the Caves of Nottingham.

I don't have scanning equipment at home, but I'll see if sometime this next week I can sneak and use the scanner at work when no one's looking and post my cards here.

I loved the stamp, as well! I don't know who it is, some adorable animated dog character.

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Post by EC2 » Sat December 18th, 2010, 12:06 am

[quote=""Michy""]Mine arrived today. I got FIVE (!) postcards from EC showing various sites around Nottingham. My favorite, I think, are the Caves of Nottingham.

I don't have scanning equipment at home, but I'll see if sometime this next week I can sneak and use the scanner at work when no one's looking and post my cards here.

I loved the stamp, as well! I don't know who it is, some adorable animated dog character.[/quote]

You're welcome Michy - glad they arrived given our chaos at the moment. The dog and man are Wallace and Grommit. Have you ever come across them before? Quintessentially English. If you've never seen them before, I would suggest watching either A Close Shave, or their full length feature film The Curse of the Were Rabbit (one of my favourite films ever!) This is the USA trailer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=566_PBg6 ... re=related
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Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

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For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by Michy » Sat December 18th, 2010, 2:44 am

No, I'd never heard of them. But I checked out their website, watched a couple of trailers and read about them in Wiki and ..... I LOVE THEM! They are adorable and they make me smile just looking at them. Especially Gromit -- a dog that knits! How cute is that? :)

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