Goodbyes, Rain and Cake|Norfolk Day 3

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Sadly our week long holiday was cut short due to one of us being sick – don’t worry it wasn’t me so this is the last holiday post, make sure you’ve read day 1 and 2.

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After leaving these 2 critters in charge of our invalid, mum and I set off for a walk.

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Which was a complete failure due to it pouring with rain!

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Luckily my mum has friends nearby so they popped over for tea and cake whilst we waited for the rain to stop. Just look at the carrot cake-not home made but from Cook!

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When the rain had finally stopped and just before we left to travel back to London I went for a little walk on my own just to take a few snaps.

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Although it was sad that we had to leave early we have plans to go back in January with the promise of snuggly fires and toasted marshmallows.

However my little adventure didn’t stop just there the vacation became a stay-cation so check back tomorrow for the nest instalment.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

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Bacon sandwiches,Shopping and Jigsaws|Norfolk Day 2

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If you haven’t seen Day 1 of my Norfolk holidays then click here.

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My mum and I started the next morning off with a good long walk from Blakney to Morston Quay. The sun was shining but there was still a good country breeze! I’m not going to lie I felt a little like Dorothy skipping along the yellow brick road!

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The highlight of the walk is tea and a bacon sandwich at the end.

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After a spot of lunch we jumped in the car and went off to Burnham Market-where Mr Stephen Fry lives for a spot of shopping. Burnham is a gorgeous little village with some popular shops including Jack Wills and Joules as well as a perfect second hand bookshop and a cute gift shop called Norfolk Living definitely worth a visit.

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We stumbled upon these crazy scarecrows in the town of Stiffkey!

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Back home after spending our hard earned pennies it was my turn to cook dinner. I am pretty much a one trick pony in the kitchen so whipped up my hunters pie which always goes down a treat. If you are interested in the recipe let me know and i’ll pop a little recipe post up for you.

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Our evening finished with a movie, tea and a good old fashioned Jigsaw!

Check back tomorrow for another day.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Grey Seals and a Midnight Fairground|Norfolk Day 1

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As we do every year my parents and I jumped into the car and drove to Blakeney, Norfolk for a week of bracing walks, scrummy food and cosy nights in. I’ve done two other posts about my time in Blakeney which you can read here and here.

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Cropped top – Primark|Jeans – New Look|Shoes – Lacoste|Cardigan – All Saints.

We were staying in a cute little cottage called Grey Seals with the hopes that my sister and her husband would join us later on in the week.

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Seeing as we hadn’t arrived till the late afternoon we didn’t get to have a walk till the sun had gone down but armed with a torch we set off to the sea front.

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Yes those are my Miffy Pj’s, the perfect midnight walk outfit.

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After a lovely little wander round the fairground it was back to the warmth of the cottage for a movie and some popcorn.

Make sure you check back tomorrow for the day 2!

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

From Sun to Rain

Our final day consisted with lying on the sun loungers for quite literally the whole day trying to get the last rays of sun and devouring the trashy but annoyingly good Lucy in the Sky. We ate and drank till our stomachs hurt and at 8pm we made our way to the airport to fly back to rainy England!

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I had an amazing holiday with A but i’m not sure how people do just weeks sitting by the pool. I was starting to feel a little like a caged animal with nothing exciting to explore but it definitely made me relax. The hotel was basic but we barely spent any time in the rooms and the pool was perfect although i’m not sure how people get any space during the peak months!

Do you prefer me spreading my travel posts over a few posts or do you prefer one big one?

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Sun, Sea and Sangria

Day two started with a large amount of fruit at breakfast before heading through the town to the beach to catch some rays not surrounded by a hundred other sun worshippers. It was only around twenty minutes from the hotel and we arrived to a deserted beach.

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Playsuit – H&M.

My favourite part of the holiday apart from the sun and sangria was the amount of reading I got done. I managed to chow through The Coral Island by R.M Ballantyne which is an old school adventure novel full of pirates, cannibals and castaways. I had forgotten how good it was to get stuck into a good book.

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Although Torremolinos is not the most beautiful of towns there are little bits of beauty hidden in amongst the bars and tourists shops.

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Dress – Primark|Shoes – H&M.

Back at the hotel it was time for more pool time and cocktails before dinner. It was an all you can eat buffet morning, noon or night  so needless to say the scales groaned a little when I landed back in England!

Check back tomorrow for my last little Spanish post…

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Dos sangría por favor…

After finishing university (me forever and A her first year) we needed some sun, sea and sangria so we jetted off at the ungodly hour of 2am to Spain, Torremolinos for a 3 day mini break.

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You can’t start a holiday without a Wetherspoons breakfast, I always opt for the kids breakfast because eating in the early hours of the morning is not always the best idea.

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Bikini – Topshop|Sunglasses – H&M

I have never had an all inclusive holiday before and it was an experience to say the least, free food 24 hours a day was amazing but some of my fellow holiday goers were characters i’m not sure I wanted to be spending time with. We stayed at Marconfort Hotel which as you can see from the above picture was centred around the pool where I spent most of the holiday. Having flown out so early I was sat by the pool with a glass of sangria in no time at all. The hotel was basic but it had everything you needed to be comfortable and was incredibly clean – which to be honest was my biggest fear

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Crop top – H&M| Shorts – Pull&Bear|Sandals – ASOS.

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Dress – Zara| Sandals – Topshop.

A is my best friend from school and we did live together for a while, she was the perfect person for this holiday as we both enjoyed just lounging in the sun engrossed in a good book whilst sipping on Sangria.

Check back tomorrow for day 2…

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Postcard to Myself|Brussels

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Top to Bottom: Grand Place|Outside the Magritte Museum|Bear at Toy Museum|My Lunch|Museum of Art|Inside the Toy Museum|Les Chapeliers|Chocolate Demonstration.

As a treat after exams my parents and I hopped on a Eurostar to the land of beer, chocolate and Poirot. I’ve been there before with my sister (read about that here) so I got an odd sense of deja vu whilst walking round the city. These are just a few snaps from the trip but it was nice to show my family the things I had discovered and then discover new things together. If you do head over to Brussels make sure you check out the Toy Museum it’s the quirkiest treasure trove of things I could have stayed there for hours!.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO