Tuesday, 18 October 2016

A Postcard A Day - Tuesday 18 Oct 2016 - T for fish & chips and medieval market

Good morning folks! 

It's Tuesday again! 
Time to link up with Elizabeth and Bleubeard at Altered Book Lover, where we can all join in as long as there is something drink related in the picture. 

The qualifying photo I want to share with you was taken a couple of weeks ago when we were in the UK. We took our grandchildren to the park and for a walk. They were very good and we treated them to fish and chips and a carton of juice. (The girl in the photo is our lovely Irish daughter-in-law)

Back here in Spain, in our village, there has been a medieval market this weekend. They come every year around this time of year. The stalls in this photo show large birds. There are beautiful owls and birds of prey and one vulture. 

There are lots of craft stalls with jewellery and handmade wooden toys etc.

The stall with the cheeses and salamis is very popular.

All the surrounding streets have colourful banners, some people are wearing Jacobean clothes, there is joustng and re-enactments. Oh yes, and a donkey or pony ride. Fun for the whole family. 

My postcard today is one from Bristol. The city in England where I spent 22 years of my life. The old (and posh) part of town is called Clifton. There are some awesome old houses there, in the Edwardian style (think Jane Austen). This Royal Terrace is not as beautiful as the one in Bath (which is circular), as this one is just curved. But nonetheless it is very nice don't you think?

I have several nice things to look forward to. On Friday I will be traveling to Fuengirola on the south coast for a Christian Women's Conference. I'm really looking forward to it. When I come back on Sunday my friend from Holland (and her man and the dog) will be visiting for a few days. Again, something to look forward to. 

They will be the last guests of the summer, so we can then take the bed out of my craft room and put my desk back. Hopefully I will get my craft mojo back. I don't know where to start.... Scrapbooking? Card making? ATCs? Dare I start an art journal? Or shall I stick to digital creations and learn more about Photoshop? How about drawing? Zentangling? I don't know, but I'll show you as soon as I have done something. 

Wishing everyone a happy T-Day,
And a good week ahead.



  1. You are a multinational family, aren't you? That is so cool. You get a real global perspective to life. Your grandchildren are very cute. :) And this fair in your town looks really interesting. I would like to see something like that since we have nothing like that here in my area. Happy T day. Glad all is well. Hugs-Erika

  2. Sounds like you have been having a fun time with visitors and visiting - that's good. Love the market, and those cheeses really drew me in, they look sooooo good. Enjoy your conference, and have fun crafting when you are back home and have time. Happy T Day, hugs, Valerie

  3. Lovely photos of your visit with the family. The market looks so interesting, we don't seem to get many markets like this in N.E. England.
    Happy T day
    Yvonne xx

  4. Nothing like good authentic fish and chips-yum! Super photos of the medieval market-that sounds like so much fun-and it looks like it was a beautiful day too! Enjoy your conference and visit with friends. And then it sounds like you'll be crafting away:) Happy T day!

  5. Wow.. looks like you had a good time again! Enjoy your conference!
    Happy T-Day Lisca!
    oxo Susi

  6. What a beautiful family you have, Lisca. It's a great photo, and the fish and chips look almost as good as the children.

    That's a beautiful postcard. I've heard of Bristol, but this is gorgeous. Upscale indeed.

    It seems to be that time of year for these craft fairs, and this one reminds me of the Renaissance festivals I've attended in the past. Looks like fun and a good education for the young.

    I hope you have a good time at the conference. I also hope you enjoy your final guest of the year, and can get back to crafting after they have left. When I'm away from crafting for awhile, I get back to it with a vengeance, but you may want to ease into it.

    Thanks for sharing your trip to England with us, the art fair, and those fish and chips and drinks with us for T this Tuesday. Have fun while you're away.

  7. Where to start??? Maybe just sit down and be in the space without the bed for awhile.. I'm sure where to start will come to you... :) Lovely photos...looks like a good time was had by all Lisca... We just had a craft fair ourselves and i enjoyed seeing all the arts and crafts very much... Something like that always makes me feel like creating something... Happy happy Tday! Hugs! deb

  8. Once the bed no longer occupies your crafting space your MOJO will be back in full force.
    Beautiful family photo....we are so blessed to have families, and friends.
    I'm sure will enjoy your Women's Conference and have a lot to share about it......photos too I hope.
    Happy T-day my friend.

  9. Picnic tables, I am drawn to them and would have enjoyed sharing your time there. And those tents at the medieval market! What fun! Happy T Tuesday :)

  10. Wow, you certainly have endless creativity ideas when you get your craft room back - how exciting! It looks like you had fun with your family and I love fish and chips too - yummy! Great postcard - Bristol is a lovely place and has some wonderful architecture :-). Wishing you a Happy T Day! J :-)

  11. Great photos especially the ones ofthe Mediaeval market! So pleased to hear that you will get your craft room back! Have a great week! Hugs, Chrisx

  12. Great photos especially the ones ofthe Mediaeval market! So pleased to hear that you will get your craft room back! Have a great week! Hugs, Chrisx

  13. Love your family photo. We have a lot of flea markets here.You have been busy huh! I am glad you will have your craft mojo soon. Hugs!

  14. sounds you have a lot of fun not only behind, but also ahead - that sounds great! i think you will never get bored:)
    love the market, i think i would also have enjoyed it.
    happy autumn, lisca! happy belated t-day!

  15. Looks like a fun time with the grand kids and the daughter-in-law ♥ We have French Medieval Faire that comes for several weekends in late Sept and Oct. It is always a lot of fun to visit and shop at. Thanks for sharing you photos and it looks like you will be busy for a whole yet before things settle down for the winter :)

  16. Thank you for sharing your beautiful photos with us. I hope you are doing well Lisca.xx