Christmas Card from Carlisle!

I took these photos in Carlisle a few weeks back, but wanted to share them with you now, and wish you all a very Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays/Sweet Solstice, depending on what you celebrate. I hope you find something to warm your heart at this festive time of year! The featured image shows Carlisle Castle, almost 1000 years old and standing proud beneath a rare blanket of snow.

Ingrid in the snow
The Snow Queen returns…

I’ll be back for Festive Sonnet Sunday, then I’ll be taking a break to prepare lots of exciting things for EIF in the New Year, and maybe even take some time off, if that is possible!

Best wishes,
Ingrid

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      1. lol I know.. new phone tehcnical difficulties.. we might have to break our “fast” after the holidays for our debut when we’re on break. lolπŸ’–

  1. Thank you for sharing a winter wonderland scene, Snow Queen. ❄ Continue enjoying the beauty of the season. Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday. πŸŽ„

  2. That thick blanket of snow looks lovely and so does the snow queen! 😍
    Happy holidays to you and your boys! Take a break and let’s meet on the other side of the year. ❀️

  3. Lovely photo, Ingrid! Thousand-year-old buildings always amaze me! We don’t have much that’s 300 years old!

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family! If anyone deserves a break, you do! <3

    1. You are not the first person from the US who has said this, Cheryl: I must remember not to take these historic sites for granted!

      Wishing you and your loved ones the happiest of holidays ❀️

  4. Best wishes for the holiday season. I love the shape of your eyebrows in your selfie. πŸ™‚ Enjoy your break. I’ll look forward to seeing what you come up with the new year.

      1. Thanks Ingrid. I hoped to email you saying it was done but not yet… Ah well, I’m closer to finished than I was a week ago πŸ™‚

  5. Carlisle! I worked there years ago for a Month or two. Long story but I woke up next to a sheep….no joke. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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