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LIFE, LATELY

It seems I’ve inadvertently retreated from this space again. Every so often my inclination towards introversion envelops me. I get busy with work, travel, personal life and all of the distractions of working from home, and an invisible barrier forms between me and the login page.

So, hello again.

We’ve been on holiday for a few weeks, and ‘normal life’ (such as it is) resumes today. Rob’s asleep in preparation for a night on call, and I’m knee deep editing wedding photos and attempting to catch up on my ever expanding to do list. There’s a bit of ‘where did the holiday go?’ sulking going on.

We had a brilliant couple of weeks traipsing around China, relishing the simplicity of a backpack and loose plans. Working out whether we wished we were still on the road (yes and no), where we want to go next (everywhere), life plans (undecided). And, embarrassingly, taking 70GB of photos.

I’ll share some in the next few days, as well as the oh-so-long-overdue continuation of our adventure last year. Hello again!

  • em - October 10, 2013 - 5:29 am

    I’m glad you’re back! We missed you!ReplyCancel

  • Sally - October 10, 2013 - 7:52 am

    A blogging break sounds pretty good to me right now! I have a holiday coming up and am really looking forward to taking a real, extended proper break from all the business! Can’t wait to see your China photos, hope you had an amazing time!ReplyCancel

  • Claire - October 10, 2013 - 10:47 am

    Nice to have you back :)
    A break from everything is always good, I think. Looking forward to your China snaps.ReplyCancel

  • Angela - October 10, 2013 - 7:36 pm

    Yay you’re back! Looking forward to hearing all about your China trip and your old (last year? really?) adventure!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen Brynn - October 11, 2013 - 5:49 am

    Ah, real life, hello.
    I love this photo, a study of sky. I have a series of these kinds of photos i’m going to share from my recent travels to Europe and Russia/Siberia and Mongolia… the sky is just so amazing, and never ever the same.ReplyCancel

  • Kristina - October 11, 2013 - 11:17 am

    Cant wait to see all your pictures from China! Good to have you back, we need to schedule a breakfast in real life ASAP!! Kristina xReplyCancel

    • Alli Campbell | Illustrated Adventures - October 11, 2013 - 10:55 pm

      Thank you Colleen and Kristina!

      Kristina I can’t wait to see more Germany pics, and I look forward to you sky series Colleen – a bit of an obsession of mine too xReplyCancel

  • Jill - October 12, 2013 - 3:16 am

    I missed you and your posts too! Not that I can talk… I’m on a big of a blog break myself. Looking forward to some lovely photos from China!ReplyCancel