7 weeks in 20 photos…

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National Art Library, V&A Museum (London)

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George Orwell and Dylan Thomas drank there… (London)

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On top of the world… (Lerwick, Shetland)

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The lovely Jeena McNab, McNab’s Kippers (Lerwick, Shetland)

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and Jeena’s mother, former herring girl Rita McNab

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The youngest reader I’ve ever signed a book for… (Shetland Library, Lerwick)

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and the first ladder I’ve ever signed (Edinburgh Book Shop)

 

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You can find a story anywhere… (Lower Slaughter)

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The Madhatter Bookshop (Burford)

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Bath Records Office

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Toppings & Co., Bath

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The closest I get to a selfie… (Brighton)

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When you look up, there might be wings… (Tours, France)

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or a wingless horse… (Tours)

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or lions… (Pont-Aven)

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Unforgettable… (Chateau Chenonceaux, Loire Valley)

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Forest art, looking down… (Concarneau)

 

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Don’t forget to read the plaques… (Quai Voltaire, Paris)

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and listen to what the birds tell you… (Paris)

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And always, always remember to visit the books… (Paris)

18 Comments

Filed under Elemental, Photo-reminders looking up/looking down, Writing

18 responses to “7 weeks in 20 photos…

  1. Siobhan O' Hehir

    Lovely to see these Amanda, it’s still the 31st with us, so happy Halloween and glad you are home safe. You have had an amazing trip xxx

  2. Brenda

    Great to see you in Scotland again spreading the word about Elemental and our doughty gutting quines. Lovely Paris photos . Makes me want a holiday there again … inspiration for your next novel, I hope ?

  3. Those lions look really scary. 😉

  4. What a meaningful trip for you Amanda.
    The herring girls are south a part of your life..
    Best wishes Elizabeth Killerby
    (Graduate Women’s Book Club UWA)

  5. marlish glorie

    Beautiful photographs and I especially love the one of you with Rita McNab. x

  6. Pat Nelson

    7 weeks of wonderful memories, thanks for sharing.

  7. Susan O'Brien

    Gorgeous photos,almost could walk in to any one of them

  8. You must have had a wonderful trip. Really envious, particularly visiting Shakespeare & Co. It’s on my list. Thanks for the photos!

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