Birds flying Air Canada

Once again I have packed jugbirds into a smaller-than-carry-on-size box ready to take to the airport with me tomorrow. I think the allowable size is now smaller so some will have to go in my hand-bag too. Good thing I only want a book and passport besides them.             While I am travelling to Cambridge, Berlin briefly, London and Salisbury – all to visit family members, I won’t be able to blog. So I’d like to post photos of the nine jugbirds ...

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Primavera 2013

The first thing we did when Al and I got off the plane at Heathrow on September 15th was take the tube to Kings Cross and then the train north to St Neots. Our hand luggage was 17 jugbirds. I had bought a cardboard box just slightly smaller than the maximum size allowed for hand luggage and packed 12 jugbirds in paper and ‘small’ bubble wrap. Another 5 fitted into a flight bag. Because we weren’t checking these items I didn’t need to add the extra cardboard that would have ...

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Pots in Primavera

I’ve been home from a 10-day holiday in England for almost a week now but still feel somewhat jet lagged. But the days over there were packed with happy, exciting, nostalgic events. A particular highlight was taking 12 jugbirds into Cambridge, to Primavera on the King’s Parade. My brother Bill and sister-in-law Lottie helped me carry a box and a bag on the bus from St Neots. At Primavera assistant Hugo set out two tray-tables, Bill helped me unwrap all and we were happy to see that they ...

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