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Sunday, October 17, 2010

First Day in England

Hello All
Believe it or not, I am in England today.
Southampton to be exact.
I am here visiting my dear friend.
We had a lovely day!

(So....do I look excited or what???)

Here we are having a delicious pub lunch.

The Bridge in is totally charming! Inside it is full of antique tables and mismatched chairs. The ceiling is white washed timbers, and the paned windows let in warm sunshine.

I had my first visit to Winchester Cathedral. It is quite the magnificent place. The town of Winchester itself is very interesting. So many things to see! We will be going back to see more.

Jane Austen is buried in the cathedral. There is a lovely exhibit about her and her family. Jane is one of my all time favorite authors. Her books sit on my bedside table. I felt great appreciation for her and her life while standing by her memorial.

We went for a walk along a steam by the pub. It was so beautiful, so tranquil. I thoroughly enjoyed my first day here.

Thank you so much for stopping by.


Lovey said...

Wow Terri! How exciting! Have such a wonderful trip!! Take lot's of photos!

Marlynn said...

Oh, Terri - your photos are exquisite! I wish I were there with you. I so love England and really believe in a pervious life I lived there. I get more excited about there than Paris - do tell! LOL. Enjoy your journey. Hugs

Marjanne said...

thank you for sharing your journey with us! I hope (I know you will) have a noce time!

Anonymous said...

1st....I'm jealous
2nd...your hair is adorable (as are you)
3rd....The Bridge is HUGE
4th....have a specially wonderfully good time.

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

Oh, the photos are lovely. I'd love to visit England again...the photo of the house as seen through the trees reminds me of the house used in the movie "Pride and Prejudice" with Keira Knightley :) :) I'm glad you are having a great time. Thanks for letting me tour England with you via your photographs :) Love and hugs from Oregon,Heather :)

Home and Heart said...

SO jealous! Hope you have a great time!!

Rella said...

Yes, you look very happy and excited!! I'm so delighted you are there and doing well...enjoy every moment and thank you for 'taking us along'
xox Rella

Farah said...

Oh so excited you are looking ans its so nice to be with your friend... Enjoy every moment, I am waiting for more fab photos.

joanne fox said...

Oh welcome to England Terri! I have never been to Winchester Cathedral myself, so already you have one up on me!

Susan Freeman said...

Hi Terri! Thanks for bringing us along on your travels! Have fun!

Susan and Bentley

Claudia said...

My dear Terri, you are quite the world traveler lately! I love England. Enjoy your time with your friend.


Claudia said...

My dear Terri, you are quite the world traveler lately! I love England. Enjoy your time with your friend.


Terri Gordon said...

Hi Terri, Have a wonderful time and thank you for sharing your trip with us. Love the photo's. Have fun. Hugs, Terri

Marguerite (Tina) Smith Hart said...

Looks like a great adventure, have bundles of fun Terri!
Tina xo

Jann said...

Oh, I love your photos--have a wonderful time!

Victoria said...

Terri!!! Wow...what a fabulous post..I am thrilled for you..have a most magical time!!Beautiful photos...and so lovely about J.A! Shine on!

Norma Bennett said...

How wonderful to be in England! Those old pubs have a special 'ambience' you can't match anywhere I think.

Thanks for sharing your great pics :)

Maminka Girl - Loribeth Robare said...

How lucky for you to be able to travel to such wonderful locations! Have a cup of tea for me!

xx Loribeth

Pear tree cottage! said...

Terri you stand at the footprint of many a geneologists dream.... you will have a wonderful time I know and it is so nice to visit with friends too. Lee-ann

Marie said...

Well hello there Ms. Terri. I was about to link to your teacup tuesday, and I find this post instead. Wow, what a surprise. Good for you. Have a great time in England...stay warm!

KathyB. said...

England! What a great trip.Do you think you might come home with more teacups?

Artyjen said...

Hope you have a fabo time in the UK....see you have been to Glastonbury...one of my fave spots...think King Arthur/Merlin/The Holy Grail....magical :)
xoxo Sioux

Terri said...

Thank you all for your good wishes on my trip! I appreciate your kind comments.

tracy said...

You have to try a "plow man's" platter, the next time you have a pub lunch.
Its such a simple meal but soooo yummy...and dont forget scones with devon cream!!!
Have a wonderful time.
Love, love your photos.

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