Wednesday, 29 April 2015

New York | Museum of Natural History

Well guys I have saved the best until last. We ended our time in the big apple with a long awaited trip to the Museum of Natural History, which was both amazing and kind of silly because I was so excited about going and we ran out of time to see everything. This place is flipping huge, Night at the Museum really doesn't do it justice.

It goes without saying that my favourite exhibit was the dinosaurs. Oh my flippin' god it was amazing!! Room after room of dinosaur goodness turned me into a giggly mess, fighting through children to get close to my favourite dino buddies, ha! I was slightly disappointed that I didn't bump into Dr Ross Gellar though!!


The museum in Exeter seems pretty crap in comparison to this magnificent building. My only regret is not going there with more time, there is so much more I want to see and I'm already so desperate to go back. 


Wonderful Wednesdays

Hello lovelies, this week I'm sharing some of my favourite pieces of homeware that are around at the moment because *drum roll please * I'm moving house!! Hopefully this explains the radio silence, and they might stay a little bit quiet for the next month or so while I pack and then unpack in my new 'granny pad'. I'm really looking forward to having my own little place, and obviously decorating it exactly how I want.


Sofa | Rug | Chest of drawers | Flamingo glass | Artwork | Candle holder | Mugs | Fridge Freezer | Plant Hanger | Plants | Armchair

There is a mix of practical and wishful items this week.

Hope you're all well!!


Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Me Time with Jim Jellyfish

Last night I had to drive over to Sidmouth to pick up an art deco tea trolley I'd scored on eBay (thanks Jules) so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to take myself off for a walk along the beach. I'm so glad I did because the weather was perfect, no one was around and it was great to just sit and watch the sea play around with time lapse. 

I'd read in the paper that some beastly jellyfish had been washed up on the beaches, they weren't wrong. This dude, named Jim, looked like a proper little alien, I love it!

Sidmouth's beach hut and architecture game is so strong, I mean look at those pastel colours? I want one! 

I'm loving spring so far. It's great knowing that we have all of summer, and lots of trips to the beach, to look forward to.


Friday, 24 April 2015

Monthly Thrift | March

Oh dear, it's almost May and I had completely forgotten to share my thrifty purchases from March. Since the weather has been warming I've been getting back into the groove of car boot sales & rummaging through charity shops. March was a pretty great month, I scored a fab dress and some awesome china. 

I picked up this book in the charity shop because I love the cover, and cowboys. It turns out my Dad also collected them back in the 70s and still has them, I know where I get my excellent taste from!!

I can't take credit for the Hornsea, Rich picked that up for me so my collection is getting pretty big now. I'm now on the hunt for a display cabinet for it all.

It was a quiet month for vinyl shopping, but as these were 25p each I can't complain. And now the dress... I don't usually wear pink but I love it and it has pockets!! 

Have you bagged any bargains lately?


Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Wednesday Wish List #102

Welcome back to my Wednesday wish list feature. Here I will share some of my favourite finds from the last week and give you a little more of an insight into my kind of style.


Monday, 20 April 2015

New York | Day Five | Williamsburg

On our final day in New York we spent the morning in Williamsberg looking for red brick buildings, hipsters and graffiti. The only thing we didn't see too much of were the red brick buildings, but that's given me a great excuse to go back again!

Willamsberg is the up and coming part of Brooklyn, it's full of independent shops, cafes and 'hipsters' - I don't even really understand what a hipster is but if it has a beard I will follow it!! Anyway there were so many old factory buildings that had been converted into loft apartments, I could happily have lived in any one of them.

My favourite part of Williberg was the street art, it was everywhere. I'm not even a little bit clued up when it comes to graffiti artists, but they definitely deserve some serious recognition. The hipster dog drinking coffee was by far my favourite, if only he was real.

It was worth the track in the freezing cold just for the view of Manhattan. If I could wake up to that every day I would be so flippin' happy!


Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Wednesday Wish List #101

Welcome back to my Wednesday wish list feature. Here I will share some of my favourite finds from the last week and give you a little more of an insight into my kind of style.