26 July 2015

Festival Fun | Lovebox 2015

Playsuit - Missguided

So last Saturday was the second year we decided to celebrate one of our friend's birthdays at Lovebox Festival. It was also the second year the weather decided to be on our side, and the second year that one of the funnest days of summer (so far) was had! Granted I remember very little of it this time around (my bad) but what I do remember....was bloody good. 

I went in a bit too hard and although I had Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday booked off work as holiday; I actually spent most of it in bed feeling sorry for myself with a sickness bug. Therefore this weekend, by stark contrast, was spent at home in Kent babysitting my niece and being spoilt by my mum. 
Kent sunset

Since moving to London, I cannot get over how quiet it is when I go home. I never used to notice before, but now that I'm constantly surrounded by sound...the countryside really is so peaceful. Soz for the cliche! Anyway a quiet, family-orientated weekend was obviously what I needed and I'm feeling much better now. Here's to a good week! 

11 July 2015

Day Tripping | Bristol

Yesterday, I had a rare day off work so me and mum set off early from Paddington for a day in beautiful Bristol.

I've only been to this city a couple of times, both flying visits, so this time I wanted to explore and enjoy it properly. We arrived about midday and had a wander to the main shopping centre (which is much more impressive than I thought it would be). We picked up a few sale bargains and enjoyed some frozen drinks in the sunshine.

We then made our way down to the harbour and followed the river along where there are lots of quirky restaurants dotted along overlooking the water. The weather was gorgeous so we soaked up the sun before enjoying some wine and early dinner on the docks of River Station, where the staff were extremely polite I have to say!

Bristol is a gorgeous little place and I like it more and more each time I visit. I still didn't see everything I wanted to, and really must go to the old city next time as we only managed to pop our heads round before carrying on. I also didn't find any Banksy! Reason enough to make another trip to the South West.

Happy weekending everyone!