Thursday, June 18, 2009

England Travel Journal

My journal for my trip across the pond is a 3½ x 5½ moleskin, filled with maps especially for London. We're not actually GOING to London but it was the only English city journal I could find here at Jenni Bick. [I dream of having one of these for a few of my favorite cities, and creating a 'character' who journals in each one. But that's another story.] Below, a sampling of a few of the pages in my England journal -- I've been quietly, slowly, casually working on this for 3 months now. Perfectly compact, sturdy, ready to go! Two weeks and a "wake-up" to take-off! I've put in a glassine envelope for each day we are actually THERE (excluding travel), to collect receipts, ephemera, found objects. Also in the envelope is a small tag to make notes about the items. Envelope for Day 4. Umbrella and Wellies!! (grin) In anticipation of old buildings, walls, graveyards, statuary, gardens. In honor of Beatrix Potter, of course! ARE WE THERE YET?


Holly said...

Flippin' AWESOME! I love this. You are the best at putting together places to collect thoughts...all of them. I adore you!

Alison said...

Wow! I am totally blown away by these pages - I LOOOOOVE them! All the ideas I have for when I get back home after my year away.... I am a bit worried that all my bits and pieces will sit languishing in a shoebox.... You are a gal who Does Things! xxx

beth said...

OMG OMG OMG....look at that journal !!
it's so incredible alone and empty, I can't even imagine what it will be like filled up with travel goodies and, you have inspired me !!

did I already say OMG ?
just in case.... OMG OMG OMG !!!

Julie said...

MAGNIFICENT!! Fill this mother up...I can't wait to see it when you get back!