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I’m thinking Cee has a hankering for a holiday this week…

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What is the most famous landmark or building you have ever seen?

Big Ben, Stonehenge and Ben Nevis.  Phew, that was one exhausting day.

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Do you like long vacation or lots of mini-vacations?

Both, please.

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What is your favorite National or State Park?

The Lake District but only because the Scottish Highlands and Islands are not one.

What is your fantasy vacation?

I’d like to sail in some sort of lovely little yacht (with a small crew because, crikey, I can’t drive this thing!) all around the west coast of Scotland, stopping off at various islands and deserted beaches to indulge in a bit of beachcombing, creation of sand sculptures and photography.

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Bon voyage!

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Let’s talk while we eat…

Does your first or middle name have any significance (or were you named after another family member)?

My middle name means ‘Peace’ but I am named after various family members and have ended up with the initials – JIF. I wasn’t half cross when they renamed the cleaning product CIF.  Hey, maybe with the wonderful opportunities afforded to our newly-fractured country (thanks Cameron) we’ll get JIF back on the shelves.  Every cloud…

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Music or silence while working?

Sshhh!

Music for dancing, silence for working.

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If you had a special place for your three most special possessions (not including photos, electronics, people or animals), what would they be?

If I could drive it would be my VW campervan, which I haven’t got.  Then I could take my special possessions to the beach.  Three special things?  It all depends on my moods.  I’ve got a couple of rather lovely tarot decks featuring classical works of art, which I’d probably run into a burning house to rescue as I paid so much for them.  Ditto my bloody gorgeous six volume boxed edition of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time (which, ironically, I can never find the time to continue reading).  And, thirdly, the pile of chaos on and around my desk, which includes all the crap I need to draw, paint, create and craft all the various things I feel the urge to produce at any given moment.

The Never List: What are things you know you never will do?

Get married, have children, move to the USA, vote Conservative, climb Everest, swim the Channel, wear anything orange.  I feel especially strongly about the orange thing.

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See, I haven’t even got a proper orange pen.

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Don’t Look Again

Don’t Look (The Introduction)

I’m having a long weekend so I still haven’t drawn anything new but I have a few more of these vintage pieces from the museum/art gallery for you to shake your head and tut at. May I remind you that I was not looking at what I was drawing – I think I was watching another museum assistant in a game of charades at the time.  I mean, the Canaletto, yes, I was keeping a beady eye on the Canaletto.  Art thieves – you never know when they’ll strike.

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At least I’m not stuck in another office.

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