Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam

This past weekend I went to Amsterdam. At last. I say ‘at last’ because Sam and I were actually all booked to go a couple of years ago but he the hotel had double booked and cancelled us. Wouldn’t have been a problem except that it was Queen’s Day weekend and we couldn’t get another hotel room book at such a late date (that we could realistically afford). So last weekend we finally made it .

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Happy Leap Day
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Happy Leap Day

Leap days are so strange. It’s just this whole day that didn’t exist last year and it won’t exist next year either. Doesn’t that weird out anybody else? It’s fascinating. Yay science!

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Throw Back Thursday // Lindisfarne
Lindisfarne, Northumberland

Throw Back Thursday // Lindisfarne

Back in the April of 2014 I took a little road trip by myself. It was the first time I’d ever done such a trip on my lonesome and I enjoyed every moment of it… until I hit a pheasant on the drive down to Whitby and had to be towed 300 miles home. So I enjoyed every moment of the two days of my trip and the other three were bust. But it was still a good two days.…

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It’s still January
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It’s still January

January is always a mixed bag for me. On the one hand.. yay it’s a new year! I can make plans for the coming months so I have all the things to look forward to and oh my god look there is a slither of light left in the sky when I leave work because spring is on the way! But also… my last paycheck was 5 weeks ago and I still have a further week to wait for the…

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Hello 2016
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Hello 2016

I’ve never been big on New Year celebrations. Going out with friends, even to the local pub, can prove too much for me (I can’t handle it) and even hanging out with family can get me stressed. So instead of going to the grandparents with other family, my brother and I stayed at home, watched a horror movie, then stood and watched all the fireworks from an upstairs window with cups of tea in our hands. It was nice. And…

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