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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Tuesday, 1 June 2010: Got my travelling shoes on again

Home seems sweeter than ever just before I leave on a trip. Safe, protected, familiar. Tomorrow I fly via Paris to Marseille to attend a conference in Aix-en-Provence. A destination that I have coveted since reading Peter Mayle.
Yet the butterflies always flutter in my innards as I pull on my travelling shoes. Doggos are off to the kennels; the budgies will chatter near Jethro's pram; my PC is about to be shut down; the Out of Office message on the email is set to operate from 6 am tomorrow and the last items tucked into my minuscule hand luggage.
I shall be back on 12 July to World Cup fever that is taking over South Africa. Back to home, sweet home.


Janet said...

Happy Travels and keep safe!

Gaelyn said...

I always have butterflies before a journey, a little anxiety with much excitement mixed together. Then when I return it feels like such a Sweet Home. Have a great trip.

Vicki Lane said...

Safe journey!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Have a wonderful and safe trip!


Sheila :-)