Friday, May 28, 2010


london

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Went to London with my University friends, It was a hectic, laugh a minute, exhausting, non stop eating, too much coffee and far too much money spent two days. I adore London, but flying visits always seem to stress me out. Took my first ever trip to Buckingham Palace and Harrods, I'm twenty and had never been to either! I'm so happy to be home in the countryside with little noise, pollution and the fact people say sorry when they walk into you!

The funniest thing has to be on the way home playing the Post it note on the head guess who game, which seemed to turn into some hybrid, mixed with Pictionary! Me, Kyle and Greg tried in vain to get James to work out what we had stuck to his head via doodles and he didn't have a clue! Although out doodles were pretty crudely done, If someone gave me those clues I'd totally have got it! Apparently James had never seen Lord of the Rings!? Other good times include running around the hostel with PJ's and no makeup to find a million people in reception, incredibly crude and random conversations at 3am, wayyy to drippy eyes (stupid hayfever), extreme exhaustion, mood swings, late night vitamin water, fast food to the max and having a panic attack going over a bridge!

I bought a few bits from MAC, Topshop and H&M. I love the Viva Glam Gaga lipstick, but its a bit sheerer than I imagined. The pigment seemed like a good idea at the time, but I've tons of loose mineral shadows I never use. Oh well! Its a pretty enough colour! First impression of the Topshop cream blush? Well its OK, not as bright as I'd like. I used it today actually and it was alright, A bit of a MEH from me. Well as for my H&M purchases, maybe slightly questionable, But I really like it!! I think I'll add it to the Keep or Return pile! Expect that post next week!

All images are up on my Flickr if you want to see some larger images, and Ill explain some more about individual pictures of the actual images if your interested in seeing that, they are linked after the images!

Cant wait to catch up with all you guys over the next few days, You don't realize how many blogs you actually view a day! Oh and also, Ive got a few posts coming up that have been requested, Like my makeup routine/what products I use post, one on my current wants, a review on some things I was sent that are a god send plus my bikini pics for my holidayyy!


11 comments:

  1. I can't wait until I get back up to London again!!!

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  2. This is a beautiful collage! Can't believe you battled London during this hottt weather. And Jack Daniels and Coke... Summer cheap drink, good with ice :)
    It would be mine

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  3. Nice! Great purchases, i'd love to get MAC makeup, but i'm not sure where to start?! HELP!

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  4. Love all of the pictures! Looks like a fun trip

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  5. Glad you had a lovely time :)
    I enjoy going to London for a day or so but its always nice to go back home again!!

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  6. I love all the photos! And oh I'd love to visit London again, too :)

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  7. love all the photos. (: glad you had fun! i'm envious of your trip!

    xoxo

    dustbunniesss

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  8. These photos are great! Glad you had a good time in London, fleeting visits are always stressful i think! x

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  9. I love London! my hometown and my favourite city in the world!
    lovely pictures
    also, I really want to do an interview of my favourite bloggers in a post next week, and I was wondering if I could use you?
    just comment back and I can give you my details!
    much love

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  10. I love visiting London, and especially staying in hostels. I stayed in the picadilly backpackers hostel once, it was awesome. Ahh good times...

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  11. love the rainbow made out of books, cool idea

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