Ok, I know, it isn’t Thursday, but I’ve had a very productive morning in the day job and decided it was time for a well-earned break. So here are some bits and pieces from around the web and the real world that have made me smile…
I’m wearing this dress today. It’s possibly the most pin up thing in my wardrobe apart from my corsets, and I LOVE it. Would never have gone for the bodycon trend until I tried it on by accident, but it does wonderful things for my curves.
My logo proofs have arrived, from the very talented Jamie at Fresh Lavender Designs. So exciting! Go and have a nose at her Etsy shop, it’s lovely!
Why I am at work, battling spreadsheets, when I could be at home with a kitten and a tortoise is beyond me…
Adding to my Pinterest board – some favourites…
*EDIT* Oops, something bad happened when I tried to embed my Pinterest favourites… *runs off to try and fix*
And adding to my Project Pin Up alter-ego’s style scrapbook – inspiration and bits and pieces that help me form and maintain her persona. I’m planning a paper scrapbook, too.
And not forgetting: rediscovering strawberry water * reading actual fiction books * dreaming and planning for Ducking Fabulous’s relaunch * lunch with my lovely manager * catching up with old friends * puppy goodness * chocolate cheesecake * finally getting to grips with my temporary phone (it’ll be gone by April!) * a sense of happiness and contentedness that has stolen over me in the last week or so.
I’m sure life has got more mad since I started blogging about it! I’m very aware I still need to sort out the header for this blog and switch my links and thinks across from the Blogger account they’re currently pointing to. I hear Blogger’s had some problems – I haven’t actually posted there in well over a month so am hoping I won’t have lost anything; massively sympathise with those who blog regularly and may have lost stuff though, it’s not good.
I spent a lot of time with other cars like this last weekend… (that’s me with Poppy, my car) drove (roof down in the dark, it was faaaaaabulous) up to Nottingham after work on Friday (my London colleagues definitely think I’m mental now if they didn’t before; the majority of them don’t have cars and they cannot understand why I’d do that!), and drove across to Wrexham for my car club’s Spring Ding Day on Saturday. Went in his car not mine, which was absolutely fine until we started lining up cars for photos, then I wished I’d brought Poppy with me (not least because for once she was actually cleanish!) But was great to be a passenger – you’d think I’d never seen a sports car before, let alone own one *blush*.
We defeated the rain and got there in one piece, had a gorgeous day chatting and drooling over each others’ cars and going for drives – and then instead of taking me for a drive, lovely Phil let me drive his S2000 which ticked off one of the things on my List… it’s the one on the right for those of you less car-addicted than me 🙂
Then we got out some string, and spent lots of time shouting instructions at each other. The result?
(Stole these photos from Lynne, I’ll get mine up in next couple of days but am stranded minus camera or card reader at Mum & Dad’s this weekend!)
Yeah… I love my car and the people in my club 😀 We’re all ridiculous about our cars, but it’s a great atmosphere, everyone’s friendly regardless of whether you’re a new owner or a veteran, and I’m definitely in the inner circle now – I get insulted with a smile! 🙂
This weekend I’m on my way to the Pitt-Rivers museum in Oxford to see the Wilfred Thesiger Africa exhibition, long journey there and back but I think it’ll be really good.
So I should probably head for bed – sweet dreams all!
PS I’ve discovered and become addicted to Pinterest – more on that later!