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Days like these: Raindrops falling on my head…

We’ve definitely had our fair share of rain recently here in the UK. So rather than getting bored indoors (and moaning a lot like I do) – here’s a few ideas on how to spend your rainy days.

Do:

Learn a new instrument! Ambitious but will keep you occupied for many of rainy days and nights.

Go through your wardrobe chucking away all those clothes that you never use – and drop them off to your nearest charity shop (when the rain allows)

Plan where to go on your summer holidays!

Drink lots and lots of tea


Watch:

Luther – I spent a rainy bank holiday Monday watching season 1 of Luther (I may or may not have finished it all in one day…in my defence it only has six episodes… Yeah, that’s still quite a lot!)

Reruns of Grand Designs

A film Midnight in Paris (Owen Wilson makes you appreciate the rain – even if you’re not in Paris!)

Listen:

Give in to the melancholy of falling raindrops and dark skies with tunes from Bill Callahan,Leonard Cohen and Ryan Adams

Go:

To the cinema in the middle of the day

Outside! Don’t let the rain stop you but go for a walk, get drenched and have a hot bath when you get home.

Hoping you’ll have a happier rainy days and that the sun will eventually come out too!

- Hanna

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Weekend in Pictures…

So this weekend we decided to go for a Weekend of Nostalgia …

This is what it looked like.

Rereading old books.

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Celeste:

I started rereading my absolute favourite, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee for about he 18th time since I first picked it up at 15 sat next to a pool in California.

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Hanna:

I reread one of my all time favourites Little Women, Louisa M. Alcott.

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Sarah:  I curled up with my childhood favourite, Roald Dahl’s Matilda.

Listening to some old music.

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Hanna: Listened to Ryan Adams, Flaming Lips and others that transported me back to some happy memories. <3

Celeste: I filled my ears with ‘Slow Train Coming‘ Bob Dylan and ‘Gold‘ Ryan Adams.

Sarah: I relived some of my teen angst by listening to Julie turner and watching ‘My So-Called Life’.

Watching films/TV shows you know all the words to.

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Go to some place with lovely memories. 

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Hanna: I walked around Borough Market on Saturday tasting new things and talking with good people.

Sarah: A little memory place… A walk, with my boy, in some woodland called the mundens, where we spent much time walking and talking the spring of 2008, when we got together…

Write an old-fashioned letter 

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Sarah: Here is my old-fashioned letter to my Granny.

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Celeste: I have been writing letters on this beautiful stationary from present and correct .   Check out their gorgeous stuff but be warned you will want to buy it all!

FRIENDS WEEKEND

Sam and Sarah 

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Went to the Theatre together to see ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’.

 They would highly recommend it!

So that was our weekend in pictures.. and some friends too!

- Hanna, Sarah and Celeste

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