Destination Destination Destination

…went to the secret location in the weekend….IMG_9273IMG_9275IMG_9277IMG_9268IMG_9267…the weather was Autumn…but I got a feed of field mushrooms…IMG_9280…which went well with the two and a half kgs of bacon I had to make disappear after the fridge/freezer malfunction earlier in the week…IMG_9254IMG_9262…replaced the stylus on the holiday home stereo and dug into my holiday crate…IMG_9263….mucked about in the sketch book….IMG_9266….did some shonky cider powered math….IMG_9247…and made a (second attempt) passable jig for round-frame things…IMG_9281…worked harder than when I’m actually working…IMG_9282….a marvellous break from the shop….IMG_9286…here are some directions to the secret location….IMG_9285

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Undisclosed Location

…but here’s a clue…IMG_4423

 

…and another from the the front window….(you can see the road but those on the road can’t see you)…

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…fire on….

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…gear stowed….

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..time to relax & enjoy the scenery….

IMG_4381…have dinner & start mucking about with a pen….

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…and drinking…

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…it’s always a pleasure to find a great table to drink work at …

 

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…day one…

…first order of business…

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…don’t try this at home or on holiday…

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…and for day two….

….always have a rainy day project in reserve…

 

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…even if it means doing what you do for a living on your holiday…

IMG_4411…there are benefits….

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…try not to talk to the local flora….

IMG_4392…and be careful which pot you use…..

IMG_4402…eat properly (goat sausages!!!,…I love my local butcher)….

IMG_4404…whilst not loosing sight of the main reason for getting away from it all…

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…which was….

…trying to aggregate all of the ideas running around in the sketch book with the aim of gaining some semblance of order with a hint of logical time flow…

 

IMG_4396….it took hours & hours & hours….

 

…but…(spoiler alert for those who won’t be able to resist embiggening*)…

…the results were….

…er…results….

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…that’s close to 50 individual story ideas (at a very rough count)…22 pages worth of those already plotted…

…and then I put all the nice clean records back in their covers ….IMG_4420

 

…and went home.

 

…(*the word embiggen is brought to you by…

https://monsterinthenextroom.wordpress.com/2015/03/23/sketch-pad-cloistered/

….go check out Clare’s blog, home of embiggening, today!)….

 

…(and thank you very very very much Mad’s & Phil).