Sunday, May 13, 2012
hiddee hoddee off to Canada we go
Today is the day we go to Canada - catch a flight to Auckland at 7.20pm - arrive at 5.50am - have a leisurely lunch in downtown Auckland and a snooze and relax in the Koru Club - fly to LA at 7.40pm - arrive same day at 12.55pm - fly to Vancouver at 10.43pm and cross fingers we get on our flight to Victoria an hour later. Otherwise Tuesday morning. Ian assures me is about 40 hours. Fortunately our box is safely in a garage waiting for us but not without angst and UPS - useless parcel service - showing their true colours. Above is Harley's cat door - perspex - she could go out but never work out how to get in except that another cat did.
Ian has created a platform so the next time we pushed her she made it safely. I have no doubt that she will find it handy when we are gone. Cats are independent and smart.
Here she is pretending she can't see me because she has seen the suitcases. All we have to do with the suitcases is to work out how to get everything inside them and zip them up. Ian has gone off to post all the parcels - yes - posting on Sunday but as we will be away until 28th it was not really a bother.
Jacinta sent some lovely packs for me to squeeze into the suitcases as well. They are collections of hand dyed fabrics - with eucalyptus leaves. Haven't many but they are lovely. Wonder if they will like them in Canada?
While we are away Cloth Paper Scissors PAGES will arrive - just email me if you want to be on the list - loads coming but many names on the list already. So many people missed out last year. We will post them as soon as we are back. I have a book featured inside the pages somewhere.
Don't forget to check the SAQA Oceania Studio Blog Hop - it is Beth Miller's today and you can see the full list on my tag above.
Okay - off to pack those suitcases and then watch the Chiefs play the Reds. Fabulous win for the Hurricanes yesterday. They are doing so well. You can bet we will be following them while we are away - one i-pad each and my i-phone should do the trick....