Moose on the Loose: The World Travels of Herbert J. Moose

Meet Herbert J. Moose. Originally hailing from Moosylvania, now living here in Indiana. He's about 3" tall. He has a very famous uncle, but he doesn't like to brag about it.

Herbert has been traveling around the U.K. for the last month and a half, on the first leg of his It's a Small World Tour. He's visiting the homes of a number of miniaturist friends and having a grand time seeing the sights (pictured left in Kent, England.)

Herbert's trip is being chronicled in photographs and entries in the journal he took along, as well as on his own Facebook page (feel free to friend him if you want to keep up with his journey in real time.)

He arrived in Derbyshire, England on March 16th and spent a week visiting with Donna and her family. From there he went to see Julia in Kent, England, and then Tina in North Essex. He then travelled back to North America and caught up with Judy just in time to tag along on her trip to the Isle of Man and London. They got to spend a few extra days in London when flights home were cancelled due to volcanic ash (Herbert was disappointed he didn't get to see the volcano.) He just arrived back in Canada this week, where he is visiting with Lea and Arden and getting a welcome bit of rest after his whirlwind tour of the U.K. Lots of beautiful photos, be sure and check them out!

Herbert's Itinerary
Derbyshire, England: March 16-24, 2010
Kent, England: March 30-April 5, 2010
North Essex, England: April 7-25, 2010
Isle of Man & London, England: May 3-21, 2010
Ontario, Canada: May 22-29, 2010
New Hampshire, USA: June 8-14, 2010
Indiana, USA: June 21-28, 2010
Idaho, USA: June 30 - July 6, 2010
California, USA: July 9-21 2010
Home!: July 27, 2010



Catching a football game in Derbyshire, England.


Storming a castle in Kent.


Feeding the chickens in North Essex.


Isle of Man, overlooking the Irish Sea.


Riding a double-decker bus in London.


Learning to knit in Ontario, Canada.


Skateboarding in New Hampshire, USA.


Making friends in Indiana, USA.


Hiking and fishing in Idaho, USA.


Beating the heat in California, USA.


Home again at last.

"Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it." - Henry David Thoreau

1 comments:

PĆ¼ppilottchen said...

Cute idea - I had once a visit of a travelling rat called Rudi Ratz made by a blogger friend. That was fun, too!

*Nicola

 

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