I arrived back in England on Friday and have driven over 500 miles in 48hrs.

I am jet lagged, exhausted and happy.

I’ve unpacked, gossiped, seen two of my godchildren and three of my best friends, drunk a lot of tea, been given a hysterical weeing welcome by Posetta Baddog, watched New Moon at the cinema in Islington at 10am with Miss P, shown 4yr old Little C how to drive a shift stick sports car, met 40 odd hitherto unknown rather brilliant twitterers & bloggers, navigated map-less from Muswell Hill to Wandsworth & back again without getting lost (& decided to never visit SW-whatever ever again), discussed glittery angels with Amelia, Doctor Who & the Ood with Miss P’s stepchildren & Ben Ten with Little C, driven my father to Heathrow from Towcester to catch a flight to Kathmandu, had a post midnight bag of chips (fries), abducted my sister & the Baddog from her best friend’s in Oxford, cooked Mama supper (twice), watched The X Factor in the right time zone and now I am going to sleep.

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I don't think there is a better feeling than getting off a plane and having a million things waiting for you to do. Especially if they are with your dearest friends and family. London is your soul and going back there must make you feel cozy. I know when I would walk 10 miles through the Heathrow terminal back into London and see that Boots waiting for me so I could buy a proper candy bar and could use the word fag again without offending anybody because all I wanted was a smoke, I was glad to be home! I am so envious of you. Of that steaming bag of chips (oh I hope you got brown sauce, vinegar and salt–the works!). I hope you live it up and post about the UK. It'll be nice to live vicariously through you. I miss that damned place every single day. Enjoy LLG. What I would give to be called "Love" by a cabbie or to go to Embankment to that lovely flower stall and pick up a treat before hopping on the Northern line…..heaven. xoxoxoxox–One of 365

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Gosh you are busy! But it sounds like you are having a fab time, what did you think of new moon? I rather liked it actually, much to my surprise…

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Is that all? You are sooooo lazy! 😉

I'm very jealous of your blogger/twitter soirée indeed.

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Oh the 140 conference? I wish I had gone to that, but wasn't sure how to and then suddenly had quite a few interviews.

Glad you had such a productive weekend – hope you also fit in your favorite English treats (haven't tried sticky toffee pudding but hear that's divine).

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That is London for you, welcome home 🙂 In case you are at a loss this coming weekend (HAH!), you might be interested in a vintage clothing fair this Sunday in Archway. A bit cheeky to mention as I am holding a stall there myself (my first ever, eep!), but I thought since it is local you might be interested.

http://www.vintagefashionlondon.co.uk/

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you're not keeping busy are you? I just read your "Everyone eats baked beans in England" post from january'09? Fabulous. Burn an English flag for me. And an American one too. Together!

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Oh my gosh, you are FLAT CHAT! I'm exhausted just reading about it all 🙂

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Hooray!

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