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Saturday, 11 May 2013

Life is a Journey

Good morning all, I hope you are all well.

It started off lovely here yesterday but turned cool and rained quite heavily when we were in Edinburgh. Eldest managed to get his suit so he's all sorted for the wedding now, just need to get hubby's suit dry cleaned and we're all done. 

Things didn't go quite so smoothly at the dental hospital and they had quite a struggle getting the wisdom tooth extracted as it was so big and the roots were dangerously close to the plate he has in his jaw as a result of maxillofacial surgery a few years ago. They had to break the tooth into four bits in order to extract it, Gary says he blacked out at one point!! I would imagine he'll be quite sore and bruised when he eventually gets up today!

Today's share is another page for the Mongol Rally album using some more of the photos of them and their convoy buddies on the road in Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia

Created in Craft Artist using "Ticket to Ride" from Mye de Leon.

Challenges entered:
Sketches - Creatively Yours - sketch and something round
Pumpkin Spice - create a layout

Carol x


  1. Oh my I was literally cringing when you were talking about the wisdom tooth Carol poor Gary! love the page you've done you always do a great job hun huggles Sue xxx

  2. Wonderful layout and fab photos...you are exceptionally good at these..xx

  3. Wow Carol this is probably the best ever LO page I have ever seen it looks awesome, the colours, design and the photos look amazing, superb creation.
    lorraine x

  4. Fantastic page Carol, love how you have managed to get so many photos on the and still enjoy the journey round.
    Oh! I can feel the pain, I hope Gary does not feel too rough today
    Have a good weekend

    Patricia xxx

  5. Poor lad! Like Sue I was cringing too I hate anything to do with dental procedures. Great layout again. Christine xx

  6. Ouch, poor Gary with his tooth! I hope he is okay today.
    This is wonderful Carol. I really love the layout and fabulous detailing
    I hope you have a good weekend
    Sue xx

  7. Fabulous layout Carol, a great selection of photographs. Your sons visit to the dentist sounds horrendous - I hope he's OK.
    Thank you for your kind words regarding my Dad.

  8. Oh I felt that pain! poor Gary. Hope he feels better soon. Another gorgeous page Carol. The sentiment is perfect and the backing paper too. Michelle x

  9. Ooooooh sounds sore just reading about the Dentist Poor Gary hopefully he wasn't too sore the day after......Your layout Carol is another stunner l just love seeing these they are amazing and great that the clothes shop is done xx

  10. Ouch poor Gary, I think I would have passed out myself too. Stunning layout Carol, looks wonderful and so 3 dimensional. Great photographs too.

    Linda xxx

  11. Yikes, poor Gary, this must be soooooo painful.. love your layout Carol. The papers & pics are Fabulous... Hugs May x x x

  12. Love how you did this layout. You followed the sketch perfect. Thanks for playing at Sketches: Creatively Yours.

  13. His poor aching jaw and face...Poor thing!

    Your layout is fabulous as always. These Mongol Rally layouts are all so great!o

  14. Popped over to see what you've been up to and saw this layout - it's gorgeous Carol, the cars really 'pop' off the page. Just wish I hadn't read the story of the tooth lol! A while ago I had to have a root canal and last year dentist said I had to have it taken out. It broke apart and it was blooming horrid but thankfully healed quickly! Hope he's not in too much pain lol! Karen x

  15. WOW Carol, I love what you did with Sketches: Creatively Yours Sketch 6-13! That colour scheme looks great- You did an awesome job incorporating the round element as well! Thanks for playing along at S: CY! If you email me your e-addy, I will send you an "I Played Along" blog badge! (Email is: peteali@ eastlink. ca with no spaces.)

  16. Beautiful LO! I love how you interpreted the sketch! Thanks for playing along with us at S:CY :)

  17. Carol, this is just lovely. Thanks so much for playing along at SCY!

  18. Congrats on your win at Sketches: Creatively Yours!


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