I hate getting up early on a Saturday. Saturdays should be for lie-ins. Except one particular Saturday when I met up with my lovely friend Rachael at 9am at Pool Valley (in Brighton) to travel up to London to see the Leicester Square Christmas Market!
It’s hard to believe we’re already at the end of November! I’m not a massive fan of this time of year; I just find it so dark and miserable. I feel like I’m just waiting for April to come when it’ll start to get warmer! Anyone else?
I’ve always had a fascination with jewellery. When I was younger, I was given a jewellery roll full of necklaces and bracelets that I inherited from my grandma. Although they were beautiful, I was too scared to wear them in case I lost them. Plus everything in it is gold and I prefer silver. Sorry Grandma.
31st October 2018 was not only Hallowe’en, it also marked the 7th year anniversary of my move to Brighton so, what better way to celebrate than to look back at my 7 years here? 😀
October has been a pretty slow relaxing month, which has been nice! It’s also been a month of warm sunshine, birthdays, illnesses and a trip to the Harry Potter Studio Tour with my mum ⚡️🎉
I am thoroughly blaming Brogan Tate for my pin collection 😂😂. Basically, I watched one of her YouTube videos about her pin collection, was absolutely enchanted by it and it really made me want to start collecting my own pins ❤️
For my birthday (back in August), I decided I really wanted to order a Gobstone Alley box as a present to myself. I got a one-off box for about £35 (the company is in Poland so I bought mine in euros).
If you’re unfamiliar with Gobstone Alley, they sell monthly Harry Potter related subscription boxes, filled with between 11 and 15 random and mysterious goodies (previous items have included a quill, wands, prints, stationery and you get the idea). The boxes also always include one wearable item (usually a t-shirt), some collectible playing cards, a candle from Incendio Candles and some loose leaf tea made by a company called Cosy Elves. The boxes are also filled with goodies from small independent retailers so you really feel like you’re getting something unique that’s been made just for that month’s box!
I’ve run out of inspiration and time for writing blog posts at the moment, but I should be back up and running properly very soon (I have loads of half-written posts I want to finish and publish!!).
In the meantime, as I’m spending a lot more time over on Instagram, I thought I’d share some more of my favourite accounts that I absolutely love!!
I nearly forgot to write one of these this month; it kind of slipped my notice that we were suddenly at the end of September!! I can’t believe we’re now in October already!
Since I started re-reading all the Harry Potter books again (I’m currently on Deathly Hallows), it’s fair to say it’s re-ignited my love for the Harry Potter world and all things magical. I recently wrote a post about my current collection, although I doubt it’ll be too long before I have to do an updated post; especially as I’m going to the studio tour with my mum in October and there are three gift shops 😂🙊