Sunday, 27 July 2014

Hanging on the (Mobile) Telephone

So I have a baby again and a dearth of spare time.  As such I find myself just reaching for my phone whenever I see something aesthetically pleasing or striking.  It takes seconds and usually that's all I have.  So I thought I'd share.  I might even make it a series - woo woo.  Just the stuff that happens you know, inbetween the mundanity.



(1) I love the colours in my new vintage dress and £1 beads  (2) Can't resist Master L's toes poking out of his blanket when he's asleep


Discovered this vintage shop with the weirdest tea room opposite our local park.  It was an insanely hot and bright sunny day outside and this a dimly lit room with no windows and a 
Victorian mannequin was quite the bizarre contrast


Bought this rainbow necklace and almost couldn't bring myself to open the pretty packaging it arrived in


Lunch at Jamie's Italian.  


Ghost signs on the streets of Liverpool.  I've become a little obsessed with these lately.  I'm the crazy lady who walks the streets pushing a pram and taking random pictures.


In other news, I've been watching back to back IT Crowd on Netflix and wishing I could give Graham Linehan a massive bear hug to say thanks for making me smile since I was 15, and especially for Douglas Renholm, Black Books and Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse


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Saturday, 12 July 2014

The Babysitter



My kids with their lifelong companion

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Urchins


A couple of weeks ago (before I changed my hair) the Mister took advantage of a quiet afternoon and snuck off work early to meet me and Mast L for lunch.  I wanted to visit the Georgian Quarter because my heart belongs to this part of the city.  We had lunch at this place and then took a wander around the local streets bathed in sunshine








I've had many a snifter in here, sadly not today




It was such a warm sunny day that for some reason my phone started taking photos with a blueish hue, which I didn't realise until I looked back at them.  I was a bit disappointed because it upsets the uniform look of this post but hey, my OCD, my problem.  I could lose myself wandering these streets, although the goth in me enjoys it more on misty winter days as opposed to at the height of summer



Tuesday, 1 July 2014

A faded prima donna

I bought myself a couple of new dresses in the Asos sale the other day 


This was one of them.  I'm such a sucker for a graphic print.  I've been spending money like it's going out of fashion lately.  I know it's because I'm just bored and seeking something to distract me. Shopping I can do from my laptop while rocking the baby to sleep with my foot.  Unlike most hobbies one might explore which require a lot of time and your full attention, two things of which I have precious little to give at the moment.

I did however, find the time to get my rats mane cut the other day.


I also put one of those hair dye removers on it which brought up the red a few shades to a sort of caramelly, strawberry blonde colour.  It's a bit weird and I'm not sure I like it.  Just not sure where to go next.

Anyhoo, did you see Glasto?  Were you there?  If you were, I'm sooo jealous.  I generally consider myself a bit past the whole festival thing but this time around I would have given my eye teeth to be there on Saturday night to see this band.




Instead I was at home, on the sofa jiggling my little chap on my knee and pondering how many ways my life has changed ;)

Man, I forgot how much love I have for Metallica

What were your highlights?



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