This is the blog of Mark Wordsworm, the travelling worm. I’m a 25-year-old bookmark (I haven’t aged at all since I first wrote this introduction) and I proudly boast my own Hallmark serial number, 95 HBM 80-1. You’ll probably want to read all about me and my Travelling Companion (the TC).
Today’s travel notes
Me and the TC have just spent a few days in lovely Kirkland, on the shores of Lake Washington, WA, in the USA. Kirkland is across the lake from Seattle.
The days were a little grey and drizzly, with a chill around the edges. The TC, bless her cotton socks, was in her element.
My impressions? There’s a touch of colour in everything.
The book I’m in
Dead Man’s Debt, by Elliott Kay. A good military space yarn, with characters to love and cherish. Until they die.
Pack layers. The Kirkland weather is quite changeable, and ubiquitous air conditioning makes the temperature unpredictable.
Milagro Cantina, 148 Lake St S, Kirkland, WA. Tasty comfort food, excellent service, good atmosphere.
Me cozying up to a gnome on the way to the Kirkland City Dock. He was a little cold and grey:
This squirrel was looking for a touch of colour:
A cyclist’s bright green jacket stands out:
There weren’t many people around at the dock:
This bird looked lonely:
Me chilling out with some young blades at the Kirkland city hall:
The US flag and the State of Washington flag curl in the breeze:
Take heart! Spring is in the air:
Flying out of Kirkland, we saw the first break in the clouds:
And some gorgeous snowy peaks:
That’s all for today, folks.