A Roadtrip to see Road Trip 


Yesterday I went up to the O2 Academy in Islington to go and see Road Trip on their headline tour. I went up with my bestie and little sister and my besties brother kindly said he would drive us so we got super close to the venue without getting wet. There were so many girlies waiting to see the boys perform and to be involved in the filming of their music video for After the Show. The staff at the venue were lovely and showed my sister, Holly and I to the side of the stage where we stayed for the whole of the show. Robyn and Chloe were supporting the boys and they put on a great show but the boys were as always outstanding and didn’t fail to please the crowds. We stopped off for my first ever Frankie and Benny’s on the way home which was absolutely delish and Holly and I discovered salted caramel martinis (haha). 
My vlog for the day
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An afternoon tea 


If you want a quiet and tranquil afternoon filled with tea and delicious cake then you must go and visit Jo and the lovely staff at this delightful tea rooms in East Sussex!! I have only just visited for afternoon tea and it was so beautiful I had to blog about it straight away!! The Tic Toc is situated in a small village and is a combination of a gift shop, a hairdressers and a tea rooms out the back with an amazing view across the cliffs. I have been filled with countless cups of tea and lots of delicious sandwiches and cakes, which are all made by the wonderful team who welcome you with big smiles. To spend some quality with my cousin, nanny and mummy in a gorgeous setting is the perfect way to spend a Friday afternoon off work! 

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A week in Spain 🇪🇸 


Last week my best friend and I went to the Costa Del Sol to chill and spend some much needed time in the sun! Our flight was super early on the Monday morning so we stayed at the Premier Inn at Gatwick’s North Terminal, of course we had to get a pic of our matching pjs in the bathroom mirror because the lighting was just right. We arrived at Malaga Airport early on Monday morning and went and collected our car which was a horrible colour Fiat Panda, we then drove down to Fuengirola which is around 20 minutes south of Malaga. We found a parking space and our first trip was to the Zoo where there were so many school children on a tour but we managed to spend a couple of hours looking around, we also got a really nice picture so that was a bonus. After the zoo we walked through the lanes down to the beach where we found a lovely café for a spot of lunch, whilst we were there we met a couple who used to live in Hastings but now live out in Fuengirola full time talk about small world! After lunch we went for a wander down onto the beach and it was then time to head back to the car to drive to our resort. We stayed at Club Marbella which is part of the Crown Resorts, a chain of family resorts with something for everybody, around the Costa Del Sol. The apartment was lovely and we couldn’t wait to get down to the pool and chill. Most of our holiday was chilling down by the pool where I watched the first two seasons of Line of Duty on Netflix and I read the whole of Me Before You by Jojo Moyes, we also did a bit of swimming in the pool. On Wednesday we ate at the restaurant on the resort as there were Flamenco dancers performing and I wanted to see them. At dinner I found the most delicious snack/starter of deep fried camembert with cranberry sauce OMG it was amazing! The Flamenco dancers were awesome as usual and of course there had to be somebody who kissed them at the end. On the Thursday we went down the road to Little Italy for dinner. We had cheesy garlic bread which was so gooey and delicious, I then had Seafood Pasta cooked to perfection in a tomato sauce and for dessert it had to be the classic Coconut Ice Cream served in half of a coconut, it was an amazing last meal of the holiday and I can’t wait to go back there for food sometime soon! We flew back to Gatwick late on the Friday night and it was safe to say that we had a fabulously relaxing holiday. I would also like to say how immensely proud I am of my best friend for conquering a lot of fears on the holiday from flying on a plane, to driving in a foreign country and speaking to different people without prompting, I knew how difficult the holiday was for her and it is safe to say she was tested a lot that whole week! Thank you for an amazing experience best one!! 

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One Year Celebration!!


I can’t believe my Guide Unit has been open for a year! This year has gone so fast and my unit has grown in size and almost tripled. I wouldn’t have been able to keep it going without the ongoing support from my mum, my best friend (Hannah) and the other leaders at the Brownie and Rainbow Unit.
To celebrate my unit being open for a year I decided it would be a nice idea to take the girls out on a day trip so, we hoped on a train and went to Brighton for the day. The weather was beautiful for a spring day so the girls didn’t mind walking between different destinations as much. Our first stop was the SeaLife Centre on the seafront where we saw so many different sea creatures and the girls got to play in the interactive rock pool. I had as much fun as they did looking at all of the fish! 

We then had to stop off for our picnic lunch so we went down on the pebbles of Brighton Beach where we ate our lunch and talked about how much we enjoyed the Aquarium. Our next stop was of course the Pier where I allowed the girls time to play in the arcades and go on the waltzers at the end of the Pier (fortunately we had no throw ups of lunch and the girls really enjoyed the air hockey tournaments that we held). Whilst on the pier Hannah and I found an awesome game where you had to knock down the clowns to win tickets. I won myself enough tickets for a snazzy palace pier mug which I surprisingly love!

After an hour or so on the Pier it was time to make our way to Pizza Hut for our celebratory meal out. We had prebooked the table otherwise the poor restaurant wouldn’t have been able to cope with having 17 people turn up who all wanted to sit together! The girls had the Big Heroes menu option whilst the adults were allowed an adult meal which was delicious and everybody found something that they liked to eat. I of course finished off my meal with salted caramel cookie dough and ice cream. It was such a lovely trip to Brighton and the weather made it all the more worthwhile as it was warm and sunny for the whole day!! I want to take this opportunity to give a big shoutout to the lovely staff at Queens Road Brighton Pizza Hut who were so accommodating and treated our girls with respect thank you so much for allowing us to have a super fun time!! 

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A day in Brighton 

Hello everyone, 

Today I spent the day in Brighton with one of my oldest and closest friends in the world. Although she did turn into my bag lady for a lot of the day out! 


We started the day by heading to Primark so that I could buy some clothes, followed by Marks and Spencer. 

We then headed to WHSmith and into Churchill Square where I was very well behaved and did not buy anything in the amazing Tiger store (if you are ever looking for homeware go here!). 

After hitting up the Square we headed to Jamie’s Italian for a lush lunch of Pesto Pasta for Hannah and a Chicken Club for me. We also had the most amazing brownies I have ever tasted for dessert!!! This was washed down with a non-alcoholic refresher cocktail. 


After going to Jamie’s we wandered through the lanes where we found the coolest card shop called scribbler where I may have spent a wee bit too much money. We also went to Lush and ChocyWocyDooDah where I bought some really cool things. 

Before leaving Brighton we made a quick stop off at Bagelman where I bought a sesame chicken bacon avocado bagel with mayo. Which was incredible!! 


We then went to Eastbourne for Hannah to go to work and we went onto the Pier to take some snaps and eat my bagel which was so big. 


We then headed back home so I could run my good unit where they experimented with different foods from around the world by cooking a Spanish Omlette and Vegetable Stir Fry. They also ate some mango, banana, Apple and strawberries. I was so impressed with my 10, 10 year old girls for cooking a meal nearly independently in their patrols and there were thumbs up all round at the end of the evening!! 


There will be a Fashion and Beauty Haul up tomorrow from my purchases today if you would like to see what I bought. 

I hope you have had a fantabulous Friday!! 

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Xx

A 5SOS Concert and a day with family 

Hello everyone, 

On Thursday I took my little sister up to London to see her favourite band of all time. 

We boarded the 9:29 Southeastern train from St Leonards Warrior Square and arrived at London Waterloo East at 11:00. We then had to get the Waterloo and city line from Waterloo to Bank and the Docklands Light Railway from Bank to East India where our hotel was for the evening.     

On arriving at the hotel we paid for an early check in so that we could rest up before our dinner booking in the evening. When we got to our room in the hotel we discovered that it hadn’t yet been cleaned and after a conversation with the cleaning manager we were moved rooms and given complementary breakfast for the morning.    

    
 Whilst resting up I took the opportunity to book our taxis for the evening journeys. We used a company called Carrot Cabs and I will admit that they were the best taxi firm I have ever used. Upon our taxi arriving I received a text to tell me what car we were looking for, the registration number and the name of the driver. For our journey back from the O2 Arena the driver was stuck in traffic but rung me to tell me he was running late which he didn’t have to do. We couldn’t resist a selfie in the Mercedes!   

Our dinner reservation was for a restaurant called Las Iguanas. The food was amazing and I was defeated by how much we ordered! We started with nachos and finished with a chocolate Aztec cake, washed down with a raspberry cooler.    

    
  

By the time we had finished dinner the doors for the concert were about to open so we made our way to the entrance to take our seats for the evening. 5 Seconds of Summer were such a good band and the support act Jessarae was also excellent. I would highly recommend to people watching 5SOS in concert as they worked so hard and played a two hour straight set!   

    
   
On the Friday morning we went down to breakfast where we took full advantage of it being free! We then made our way back to the train station to get a train back to Hastings.  

Friday afternoon consisted of a lunch out with my lovely cousin. We had a good catch up and ate some lovely food in Italian Way. I went for the chicken and bacon salad which was delicious!   

Yesterday my mum, sister, nan and I took the drive up to Didcot just outside of Oxfordshire to visit my cousins, auntie and uncle. My cousin has just had a lickle baby who is now six weeks old and he is the most beautiful bubba I have ever seen!   

It was so lovely to spend time with so much of my family over the last three days. I hope you have all had a lovely weekend!! 

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Xx

Afternoon tea galore 

Hello everyone, 

Yesterday I travelled up to London again with three lovely ladies (my mum and two close friends) to surprise one of our friends by taking her for afternoon tea at The Savoy. 

When we arrived in London we had an hour and a half to kill before our reservation so we went for a stroll along the Strand and then went into a really cute pub called the Coal House where we had our first drink of the day, I of course had a Jack Daniels and Coke. 

 
We then had to go and take up out table at the hotel and like the last time the Staff were so friendly and hospitable. We started the tea off with a glass of Moët & Chandon Rosé Champagne and the first round of sandwiches: beef tomato and goats cheese; egg mayonnaise, Wiltshire ham and apple cider sauce, coronation chicken and smoked salmon. We also had plain and sultana scones with lemon curd, clotted cream and strawberry jam. 

  
   
Then came the pastries which this time were based on the BAFTAs I chose a salted caramel film and a BAFTA macaroon which were both so delicious. 

 
The final course, after six or seven cups of chai tea, were the signature cakes which were a choice of Victoria Sponge or Chocolate Gateuax. I went for the Victoria Sponge as that seemed like the lightest cake to have.   

Of course we couldn’t leave the hotel without a few final pictures but I will certainly be going back there again soon not for afternoon tea maybe but a dinner or proper lunch meal. 

  
    
 
After tea we went for a walk around Covent Garden to walk off all of the sweet food we had eaten and then we headed home. I still highly recommend the Savoy for an occasion or just a really lovely sophisticated afternoon. 

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Xx