#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2008

Portobello Road

Sally and I were up and ready to go early this morning–destination: Portobello Road! The weather is a bit drizzly today; as in, very Londonish. We caught a cab to the famous street market and did we ever find treasures. Cigarette cards, which I intend to use as ATCs. Gifts for friends and family. Postage stamps galore! (Also for ATCs) I bought a beautiful journal, imported from India, and many other fabulous things.

I didn’t get back to the business center yesterday to write the promised blog, so I’ll catch you up a bit. We visited the London Eye first,

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Rainy Day in London

Paris was–Paris. We had beautiful weather, and saw all the important sites. We lunched at the requisite sidewalk cafe, rode buses and cabs all over the city, and bought souvenirs. We sent post cards–Sally hiked what seemed like miles to find a post office. (She’s almost a decade younger–I make her do all the schlepping!)

On the train back to London, the couple in the seats across from ours progressed from a mild business relationship to heavy romance, all in 2 hours and 10 minutes. In the station, Sally spotted Minnie Driver, live in person. I was looking the other

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The Pony Express carried almost 35,000 pieces of mail over more than 650,000 miles during those nineteen months and lost only one mail sack.