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We arrived in Lincoln mid afternoon and laboured our roundabout way up to the old Bishops Palace to find our rather marvellous accommodations...
This is my bedroom window
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Here's me Mam, lording it up (or I suppose, Ladying it up...)
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I stood right next to Mike Leigh while he was grumping about a take not being quite right...
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He's directing a film about the Peterloo massacre in Manchester in 1817 and they were shooting this scene all afternoon, just a few steps away from our hotel. Those extras looked like they were getting hotter and hotter in all those wooly clothes, poor buggers.
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I took a couple of little vids of the filming, just for kicks. Look out for this when you see the movie!

Now I'm sitting in my window, looking out over the far distant flat fenland watching a lightning storm. But before the rain really tipped it down - here's how light it was at 10pm.
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I love this time of year!

Date: 2017-07-06 09:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jennygeee.livejournal.com
How exciting!! The bedroom looks really posh!

Date: 2017-07-08 03:45 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amberdreams.livejournal.com
It is posh! I love it. :D

Date: 2017-07-07 01:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] julchen11.livejournal.com
Wow! The Windows are gorgeous and your Mom Looks like a real Lady! Thanks for sharing all These wonderful photos with us, my dear.
love the Little Video and like you - I love this time of the year!

Date: 2017-07-08 03:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amberdreams.livejournal.com
I love the long daylight hours so much. And thanks!

Date: 2017-07-07 10:18 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] milly-gal.livejournal.com
Wow, how exciting :DDD Loved the vids :) I'll keep an eye out for the film, looks interesting and the kind of thing Steve will enjoy too. As for your accommodations - dude that is gorgeous! *waves* Hey Mama Amb!

Date: 2017-07-08 03:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amberdreams.livejournal.com
I think Mum's enjoying it too, though her room downstairs isn't as fancy as this one, having a smaller window. So she's coming up here to read her book.

Date: 2017-07-10 09:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] milly-gal.livejournal.com
*grins* She's got it susses, sleep in peace, invade your space in the day :D

Date: 2017-07-07 12:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] madebyme-x.livejournal.com
How cool is that!!! Seeing Mike Leigh direct a movie and then spending the night in that beautiful bedroom!!!

Date: 2017-07-08 03:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amberdreams.livejournal.com
IKR? So fun!

Date: 2017-07-07 01:20 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chomaisky.livejournal.com
Wow looks so much fun!!!!!

Date: 2017-07-08 03:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amberdreams.livejournal.com
It has been! And we have one more day to go too. :D

Date: 2017-07-07 04:58 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] somer.livejournal.com
DAAAAAAAMN!!! That bedroom! :O Wow! Looks like you had fun!

Date: 2017-07-08 03:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amberdreams.livejournal.com
It's wonderful! We have one more full day to enjoy before home time on Monday.

Date: 2017-07-07 08:44 pm (UTC)
ext_63196: (Kate)
From: [identity profile] beelikej.livejournal.com
That window is AMAZING! I love the shadows it casts<3 I can imagine feeling very ladylike in that room.

How cool to see Mike Leigh at work; the clothes of the extras seem very fitting for the town, the technicians on set look like the odd ones out:)

Date: 2017-07-08 03:49 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amberdreams.livejournal.com
It was really nice to get photos of Lincoln with the extras instead of modern people!

Date: 2017-07-08 09:55 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dizzojay.livejournal.com
I love the cathedral end of Lincoln, it reminds me a lot of York. Your hotel is stunning! Now that's what I call a room with a view :)
Did you go up there specifically to watch the filming, or was that just a happy coincidence?

Date: 2017-07-08 03:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amberdreams.livejournal.com
Yes, it's like York in miniature and with fewer tourists, which is nice. And nope, the filming was just happenstance - they were only here one day too!

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