Sunday, 24 November 2013

This Week I Have Been Mostly...#9

Hey Peeps

I've had a lovely week which has included long overdue catch ups with friends, yummy sushi, more Ed's milkshakes, a trip to the cinema and the awesomeness that was Dr Who! I'm a very happy bunny indeed.
Spoilt rotten (yes that is a Big Bang Theory Tee) / more liquorice than I can possibly eat / Christmas biscuits!
New light fitting / Bear Onesie / Westfield decorations
Blissed out Chi / Leather samples for new shoes / Nesting Chi
On Saturday the fabulous S and I wandered around Westfield White City indulging in a little bit of shopping (S not me, I haven't bought anything since the 11th March!) and a lot of gossiping before we went to see Gravity, which was totally awesome....go watch it! I then headed home to get myself comfy on the sofa ready for the Dr Who 50th anniversary special which was all kinds of brilliant. I never really considered myself a Whovian before but given how excited I was for the special I think I have to add it to the list of fandoms I belong to.....


.....(there are more but that list could really get very long) and proud! On that note I think I'll bid you all goodnight before I start fangirling about the 10th and 11th Dr's together on the same screen....swoon!

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Wish List Wednesday

Hey Peeps!

So when the Bestie and I sorted through my wardrobe (again) a few weeks ago it became glaringly obvious that whilst I have some amazing things I do also have some huge gaps, for example I don't own a standard pair of black trousers (I do have an amazing pair of high waisted flared black trousers which I made and love but they are definitely not something to be whipped out for everyday wear) I also don't own a LBD, a black pencil skirt, black court shoes, black flat shoes or black flat boots! Yes, it's true, my wardrobe mainly consists of colours and patterns. It's not that I don't like black favourite cardigan (which I stole borrowed from Mama) is black, as is my favourite coat but I'm such a magpie that when I'm out shopping black just gets overlooked and I take home all the shiny things! With this in mind I have decided to make myself some amazing basics that will go with everything and first thing on the list is a little black day this space.

Todays wish list items have all come from Etsy, one of my favourite websites.....I can spend hours on there (same with Pinterest) drooling over all the lovely handmade goodies. Here are some that have been very high on my wish list for a long while now...
 Trouers / Bag / Hat / Cape

.....the trousers are gorgeous and as they are handmade to your exact measurements you know you are going to get a perfect fit. The bag......le sigh.......the bag......I need, I WANT! It's so beautiful and will fit everything I carry around in it. At the moment I have a separate laptop bag for my 17" beast (which has just come back all shiny and fixed from the Geniuses at Apple, I felt lost without it) with this lovely I wouldn't need two bags and it's bloody gorgeous too, brilliant! I adore this crochet hat (I have it in black) and I think this colour would look great with my current red hair. Last but definitely not least is this wonderful cape which I have been eyeing up for over two years now. Winter clothing requires layering and I have some amazing jumpers that I just don't wear because I can't get any of my current coats over them! Also I have a rather large collection of elbow length gloves which again don't really fit under my current coats. This cape is amazing and even though it's not my usual silhouette it solves all the layering/glove issues and I'm totally in lust with it. Just a subtle hint to anyone wondering what to get me for Christmas this year......Etsy vouchers please! 

Monday, 11 November 2013

Blustery Day

Hey Peeps!

It all went a bit quiet over here again didn't it. I could give you a list of excuses reasons why but they aren't that interesting (ill again, anyone want to swap bodies with me?) and frankly you've heard it all before!

So, moving swiftly on.....I won new shoes! How exciting is that? Given that I haven't bought any shoes (or anything else for that matter) for over ten (TEN!) months it's very exciting indeed. If you have never heard of Upper Street Shoes may I suggest you head over there now and have yourself a quick look.......are you back yet.....hmmmmmm possibly should have given you the link a little later on......oh there you are! Yes aren't they fab? Well tomorrow morning I'm booked in for an appointment at their showroom where I get to try on the basic shoe styles then drool over the MANY different swatches trying to narrow them down into one gorgeous design that will then be made especially for Moi! How did I win the beautiful shoes I hear you cry? Simples! All I did was post a picture of my most fabulous shoes on Instagram with the hashtag #shoesdaytuesday ! I suggest you do the same.

In other news I had the Small Girl Type Creature and her Boyf "Tiger" come down to London for a visit recently. Day one was spent at my pad sorting through the huge wardrobe (she walked away with three mahoosive bags of goodies) and then we headed down to Bodeans for some scrummy pulled pork which was amazing as always. Day Two consisted of a trip to Ed's (which is one of my favourite places ever), a Japanese anime store, M&M world (odd and too hot), Hagan Daaz (amazeballs) and finally snacks and drinks on The Tattershall Castle which is one of the boats along the Thames. These boat pubs are fab; you feel ever so slightly tipsy before you've even had a drink due to the currents and tides and that makes for an interesting evening indeed, plus of course the views. I decided to wear this little lot for the days adventures....
Cardigan: Oasis
Dress: Dorothy Perkins
Necklace: Forever 21
Tights: Dorothy Perkins
Boots: Faith 
Ring: Grandmama 

......I clearly love these boots and this cardigan, they've been featuring quite a bit recently haven't they? I also love this dress although wearing it on a blustery day wasn't the smartest of moves......"Hello! Here is my underwear!".....matter of fact the red Tom Ford lipstick probably wasn't the greatest idea either but you know what....sod the weather!

Finally you may have noticed me clutching my mobile in all of my recent blog photos and that's because there is a nifty little app that turns said mobile into a remote for my camera, very handy. Well I decided to switch things up a little bit and try out the Samsung Galaxy S4 instead of doing my usual "ooooo Apple have a shiny new product out.....I want the shiny new wait thats wrong.....I NEED the shiny new product" and you know what, I'm loving it. I was always a little concerned about the size (I have an iPad I don't need a phone that big) and, you know, it wasn't an iPhone but it's fab. Very light weight, intuitive to use and easy to customise to your personal taste. My only criticism is the lack of memory on the phone itself but I bought a 64GB micro SD card and now I can carry around all my photos, music and audiobooks, sorted! I'm sure I'm not using the S4 to it's full potential but then I don't think I ever did with my iPhone either. All in all it does what I want it to do and it looks pretty whilst doing it, I like.