Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Gold Lucies and Plastic Lucies

It's a bit over half-time on my holiday, and the right moment to hand out some awards and booby prizes.

These are the places I went to that had plenty of appeal. I would happily return to them on a future holiday. They get a Gold Lucy, that is, a much-coveted gold statuette of myself. They are listed below in the order I went to them:

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Mersey Ferry
Antony Gormley's Another Place
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
South Stack, Anglesey
Penrhyn Castle
Porth Dinllaen

Runners up are:

The Long Mynd
Hilbre Island
Travelling on Merseyrail
Harlech Castle

And the places that made me cringe, and deserve a Plastic Lucy - that is, a life-sized inflatable replica of myself on the lines of Mr Blobby - are as follows:


The rest neither set the Melford pulse racing with delight, nor made me seek rapid oblivion. Llangollen, Holyhead, Bangor, Dolgellau and Porthmadog for example.

I'm sorry if I seem to have misjudged your favourite town or holiday destination. But my decision has to be final and conclusive. Take consolation and comfort in the thought that I am a woman of sensibility and perception.


  1. That's not fair to Mr Blobby. LOL

    Shirley Anne x

  2. No Gold Lucy for you, then!



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