tirsdag, august 31, 2010

Birmingham NEC in August

I know that my good friend Sigrun already has blogged about our trip there but I have to say I have been there. We stayed at Holiday Inn Express and had a very DSCF4282good time together. We ate at Little Owl every night.  They had ok food but the atmosphere there is special. This photo shows me outside the Little Owl.

 

 

We met with many friends from our quilt world and tried to resist some of the many temptations there were, but as you can see from  this photo we didn’t succeed.  Mine innkjøpThe shops were full of goods, fabrics and lots of useful small items. However, there were still some things that came home with me.

 

 

Fantastisk flott hatt

On our round in the shopping area we met these lovely lady with a special hat. I just loved it.

 

There were also many quilters everywhere, all eager to buy fabrics as we are. I bought some new rulers, but I don’t Fra butikkene 2

know when I will have time to use them. Most of the shops sold fabrics much cheaper than we are used to in Norway so I have to admit I got mad. I have a room full of fabrics at home but there are always space for more. I’ll find a place in one of the shelves.Solnedgang 4

On the plane home I had to take this photo of the lovely sunset. I want to go back in not next year so at least the year after that. It may be in 2012. Bye for now.

  

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