Sorry for the radio silence recently; I’ve been rather busy and wasn’t organised enough to schedule any posts except for last week’s Tuesday Treat! So this is just a quick post to say hello, and hopefully normal order will be restored this week.
I went away on holiday last week with two of my friends, Anna and Jenny. We’ve enjoyed a few caravan breaks over the last few years; we’ve always taken advantage of the £9.50 deals that The Sun offer, but this year we’re lucky enough to know someone with a caravan of their own in Camber in East Sussex, so we went for a few days last week. Unfortunately our other friend Vicky couldn’t make it; organising anything where all four of us can been in the same room for one day is hard enough, but an extended period of time is almost impossible. So V had to miss out this time, but hopefully we’ll all get away together at some point this year!
Me and Anna at the caravan, being goons. For some reason I didn’t take many photos while we were away, and hardly any of Jen, because she notoriously hates almost every photo taken of her, even though they are all lovely because she’s beautiful.
Prior to my holiday, I went to a gig at my local pub, which was a lot of fun, and even better because I got to see Vicky, and it wasn’t something that was arranged months in advance. Jen wasn’t there (see what I mean), but we had good fun and managed to get rather drunk on white wine spritzers!
~ Photo by David Lambert ~
The band we saw were Skinny Machines. My dad, sister and brother-in-law, along with a few of their friends from the pub have recently become Skinny Machines groupies, following them around all over the place, so I’ve heard a lot about them but this was the first opportunity I had to actually hear them play. And very good they were too. They even played Superstition, which is my favourite song at the moment, so I was won over!
By the way, I am clearly wearing the same denim shirt in both of these photos. They were taken four days apart, and I can confirm that a) other clothes were worn in those four days, and b) the denim shirt is the only thing that is the same in the two photos. Just in case you were wondering. (I can also confirm that I love my denim shirt, and find it the perfect thing to wear over tops/dresses to finish off my outfit, and I have to resist the temptation to wear it almost every day.)
I also managed to have a very busy weekend, because my brother, sister-in-law and niece came to stay, and then it was Father’s Day, so most of my family were at my house yesterday to see my dad. It was actually the first time that all my siblings were together in a while, probably since Christmas, so we took the opportunity to get a photo. We don’t often have a photo of just the six of us, we’re usually only all together at Christmas (sad but true), and there’s just too much going on. But yesterday we were all sitting around in the garden, and so it was the perfect chance.
This is one of the shots, though not an ‘official’ one that my dad took – I haven’t seen that one yet. This is just one of the snapshots. I don’t love myself in it, but that’s a story for another day! I gave it a retro filter in Phixr, because I was trying to match it to this…
…which was taken in the same garden but only include four of us (my oldest and youngest siblings are missing!). It doesn’t quite match, but never mind!
Anyway, that’s what I have been up to recently, I’m hoping to post lots more this week, so stay tuned!