scenes from seattle

May 18, 2011

I’m just back from four days spent in Seattle (including this past weekend) with one of my very best friends, Megan.

Our plans for the weekend were as follows: catch up, wine, amazing food, shop, coffee, cake, repeat. We pretty much achieved our goal and then some.

Here are a few photos from the trip {and yes, the sun shone warmly for us every single day}. I’ll report more on the food and specifically the amazingness that is Sitka and Spruce another day. Just…wow.

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sofia May 18, 2011 at 7:47 am

i love seattle and so want to go back! what great photos! that white bean dish at the end is especially mouth-watering :) the yawning golden retreiver is kind of awesome, too. looks like a lovely trip!


Angharad May 18, 2011 at 12:44 pm

Thanks Sofia! I’m posting more about that dish later on…it was mind blowing.


Rhona @ May 18, 2011 at 8:20 am

Lovely photographs – I’ve always wanted to visit Seattle and the famous Pike Place market. The produce looks so amazing! Did you bring anything interesting back with you?


Angharad May 18, 2011 at 12:45 pm

I didn’t buy much stuff due to carry on restrictions. Megan, however, bought all sorts of lovely oils, vinegars, teas, herbs, etc. I did buy a cute skirt. Does that count?


Rhona @ May 20, 2011 at 8:44 am


Laurie Jesch-Kulseth@ Relish It May 18, 2011 at 8:52 am

Oh! Looks like you had a lovely trip…so happy for you!


holly May 18, 2011 at 11:28 am



miriam May 18, 2011 at 11:57 am

Photos look GORGEOUS – looking forward to reading more!


Kate Sommers May 18, 2011 at 12:30 pm

Lovely lovely lovely photos. I assume you had your new camera with you? What did you end up with?


Angharad May 18, 2011 at 12:47 pm

Kate, I love you for saying that! I still don’t have a new camera. The purchasing process went a bit…wonky. So I’m looking for a second hand one at the moment. Canon Rebel is still first choice.


snowrose May 18, 2011 at 12:58 pm

“The bluest skies you’ve ever seen are in Seattle…”

*sigh* Looks so good – home. I miss Seattle so much. Pike’s Place Market. I started going there with my mother when I was only about 5 years old…


emily (a nutritionist eats) May 18, 2011 at 1:55 pm

Seattle has been on the top of my list for so long now! I need to make it happen per your pictures! :)


Joel Carlson May 19, 2011 at 9:26 am

I have been to Seattle 2x’s and Pike Place market was a highlight both times. Seeing all the variety of FRESH seafood, flowers, fruits and vegtables is a photographers and foodies DREAM, as you know doubt found out. Did you hit a Starbucks at all, or at least the original one near Pike Place market? More of a touristy thing anyway. Nice pics!


Angharad May 19, 2011 at 10:01 am

Thanks Joel! I didn’t hit any Starbucks – saw the original but it’s not really my cup of tea (although I loved all the live music outside!). We did drink some phenomenal coffee though.


janetha @ meals & moves May 19, 2011 at 3:48 pm

Oh my gosh I love your photos! I absolutely LOVE Seattle!


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