Last week in November! Last week in November! Are you excited? I most definitely am. Maybe irritatingly so (according so a certain fiancé of who quite clearly is lacking the Christmas spirit gene ;). But I mean what is it…three odd days now, and we’ll officially be in Advent! Sure, I am still dreadfully behind with Christmas shopping. Sure, we never managed to get round to taking that trip to Scotland we’d hoped to fit in during October or November. And sure, we’re not as ahead of ourselves, work-wise, as we’d like to be in the run up to taking time off. But hey! It’s almost time for daily doses of chocolate, and Christmas carols, and trees and lights and mince pies and festive jumpers! Aside from all this pre-Advent excitement, here’s what else has kept my spirits up during this rather grey and rainy week…

1. Spending an evening this week with Jason talking about our plans and dreams and goals for the few years ahead of us. Exciting and daunting and scary and exciting some more!

2. Ticking off all the boring house jobs that’ve been lingering on my to-do list. Jobs like ‘change up the bed linen’ and ‘phone the insurance people about the broken cooker hood.’ It’s all fun stuff, you know…

3. Taking flasks of coffee out with me on morning dog walks. Warms my hands, and makes doing four and a half miles that bit easier ;)

4. Homemade chips, cooked with garlic and tons of olive oil and salt.

5. Clearing down my inbox! I’d not done it in so long, and it really is the best feeling to have a slightly more manageable amount of emails sitting in my mailbox every day.

6. Hot chocolate with marshmallows on top.

7. Introducing my soon-to-be sister in law to Pinterest. She swore blind she wouldn’t enjoy it, and then we made her an account whilst we were having a girls’ night in, and I didn’t hear from her again for about three hours ;) It makes me happy to have passed on the Pinterest love!

8. Sticking to a daily routine of body moisturising each morning. My skin gets bone dry round this time of year, and always feels SO good for having been moisturised. {Currently using a gorgeous one from The White Company that’ll be new in their SS15 collection.}

9. Browsing honeymoon destinations online. Even just looking at pictures of tropical islands does my heart good!

10. Knowing that we’re only two-odd weeks away from decorating the house for Christmas! I’m currently campaigning for us to have coloured lights on our tree…

Three posts I’ve loved reading this week :: Sophie’s amazing post about how she quit her day job {& made running one of my all-time favourite jewellery shops her full-time business!} || Katy’s beautiful hot chocolate + kitten photos! The cutest! || + Caroline’s amazing Thanksgiving outfit.

p.s. We’re definitely going to play our dorky advent calendar game again this year. Care to join? ;)


4 thoughts on “10 things that’ve made me happy this week!

  1. Mimmi

    I always love reading these posts! You’ve made me even more excited for Christmas, which I didn’t think was possible. I seriously cannot wait :)

    xx Mimmi, Muted Mornings


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I was mindlessly browsing YouTube last weekend, when LuluLemon’s ’Give Presence’ Christmas campaign advert popped up on the video I’d just clicked through to. I got ready to hit ‘Skip Ad’, whilst sitting through those obligatory five seconds of viewing time. But when those five seconds were up, I watched five more, and five more after that, and before I knew it the whole advert was up. It was the idea of ‘giving presence’ that really got me. The idea that the most valuable thing we can give is our full attention to the moment we’re in, the people we’re with, the beauty we’re surrounded by. The mantra of ‘give presence, give presence’ has been going over and over in my head ever since I watched the video, and I already feel like it’s helping me to be less distracted and more concentrated on breathing deeply and living in the moment.

These photos were taken during a walk round the lake, when the air was thick with mist and we could barely see from one side to the other. Teddy fished a tennis ball out of the water and carried it like a trophy the whole way round, and we stopped lots of times to breathe and relax and enjoy the amazing crisp air. Turns out, presence is where it’s at…

What I wore :: Faux-fur headband {a gift from last Chrismas, similar here} || Jacket {past season Toast, similar here} || Jeans || Scarf || Boots


19 thoughts on “The lake, the fog, and giving presence.

  1. Miranda | Miranda's Notebook

    What a beautiful post! I love the dreamy, slightly eerie quality of the photos, and you’re right, it’s so important to remember to be present. Since I’ve started blogging, I’ve found it harder and harder to be present in the moment, without thinking about various forms of social media! It’s a particularly good mantra to bear in mind at this time of year, when life can get so hectic.

  2. Ala Skrakowski

    It’s a very relevant notion. I love when something unexpected takes you like that and stays at the forefront of your mind! On another related note, Shay’s brother-in-law is one of Lululemon’s ambassadors – pretty cool! x

  3. arielle

    I couldn’t agree more about being present! I feel like we all get so boggled down by our to-do lists, but it’s true what they said about it being there because we said ‘yes’ to it. thanks for sharing, rosie! and gorgeous pictures. I’ve had a serious hankering for fog lately and this just about did the trick. happy american thanksgiving!

    love, arielle

  4. Pili G

    I love your outfit! and the place looks so cute! What breed is your dog? He is adorable! haha
    Great job

  5. Gemma@Little Pieces

    I can so relate to this – I have made it a goal for December to be more present and enjoy the christmas season. I’m far too guilty of being attached to my phone or laptop! PS – love that scarf :) x

  6. Anca

    Love the outfit and the pictures, but I like even more what you said about giving presence.


  7. Connie

    the pictures just look absolutely stunning! Thank you for reminding me about the idea of giving presence…A nice thing to ponder upon.

    Connie from theconbonz

  8. Kenzie Smith

    Those photos are all gorgeous — I love the way fog settles in the air, it is both spooky and pretty. I hope you have a wonderful day today!

  9. Carly

    These photos are so gorgeous. I couldn’t agree more about the meaning behind giving presence and trying to adopt the notion into our own lives. It’s something I’ve definitely been striving more and more for lately.

    Also, just wondering, do you take a tripod with you to capture these photos? Or does Jason take them? However you get them, they are so beautiful!

    Carly xo

  10. Sophia

    I need to see this advert! That strikes such a chord with me, we do need to get better at being present fully with people in this world where our brains have ‘too many tabs open’ so so true! Lovely pictures by the way :)


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I just love writing these ‘who’s in my sidebar’ posts each month. It always reminds me of how expansive the blogging community really is, and also of the amazing opportunity it provides for the expression of individuality. This month, there’ve been so many wonderful and unique blogs linked here, and I’ve so enjoyed getting to know each of them in turn. I know you’re going to love them! So have a little browse, add to your Bloglovin’ feed, leave a comment or two, and enjoy finding your new favourite blog…

Little Observationist
I’ve been getting to know Little Observationist well over the past few weeks, and it’s just such a lovely read! Steph is based in London but originally from the East Coast of America, and has been blogging about her life in some form or another since back in 2002! I love the variety of what she posts, from fascinating stories about London and travel posts, to gift guides and recipes. Steph’s writing is what draws me in time and again- her passion for documenting her life on Little Observationist just shines through! A gorgeous addition to my reading list in November!
Favourite post of the past month? Athens in a whirl of sights, sounds, smells & tastes. 

A Simple Elegance
Arielle and her darling blog have both become firm favourites of mine over the past couple of months. I just absolutely adore her posts- they’re always so clean and bright and warm, and so very engaging! Arielle lives on a beautiful island in the Caribbean with her husband, and shares snippets of her life via A Simple Elegance. Her About page alone will steal your heart! If you, like me, are fond of blogs that centre around the little things, mindfulness, happiness, and love- you’re set to fall hard for A Simple Elegance! (p.s. Arielle’s a fellow tartan scarf-lover. Enough said…:)
Favourite post of the past month? Ten Simple Things || Having family around. 

Mel Bakes Things
Mel’s blog is so, SO fantastic. As you’ll have guessed from the name, Mel’s blog is a food-focused one! Her recipes all are to die for- this week, for example, it’s been a pie-bonanza! There’ve been recipes for cranberry meringue pie, mincemeat pie, pumpkin caramel pie, and so many more besides. Mel’s photography and styling are absolutely gorgeous- clean and minimalist, and just so inspiring. I’m always so grateful to get introduced to so many amazing blogs via advertising, and getting to add Mel Bakes Things to my reading list has made me thankful yet again!
Favourite post of the past month? Bacon cheddar muffins!

The What Now Blog
It’s always so lovely having Lou’s blog linked in my sidebar. I like to read it late on Sunday nights or first thing on a weekday morning- a little pep-talk before the start of a busy day or week. The What Now Blog is full of thoughtful, inspiring posts that encourage thoughtful, inspired living! Reading Lou’s posts always leaves me feeling so much more ‘present’, and determined to put as effort into caring for my mental wellbeing as I do working out and taking care of my physical wellbeing. Such a fantastic read- I really can’t recommend it highly enough.
Favourite post of the past month? Are you part of the cult of busy?

Oh Hey Blog
Megan’s blog was a new one to me this month, and I absolutely adore it! Megan is an Aussie living in beautiful Paris, and she documents her foreign adventures on her blog! And I’m telling you, those are some gorgeous adventures being had! Megan’s photos of Paris are just perfect- she has a real gift for storytelling through her photography, and I’m totally addicted to reading her posts. They’re always so simple and beautifully put together, and seem so effortless. To all my fellow Francophiles, you’re about to fall in LOVE!
Favourite post of the past month? Doors of Paris.

Bumpkin Betty
It’s always a pleasure to read Jaclyn’s lovely blog, but this month was extra special. Why? Well, because Jaclyn got engaged! I couldn’t be happier for this lovely lady! Even aside from this most fun and happy of announcements, this month Bumpkin Betty’s been a joy to read! Jaclyn’s posts are lifestyle-focused, full of sweet travel posts and gorgeous outfits and inspiring homewares. It’s the sort of blog you find yourself getting lost in- and now I just can’t wait to follow along with Jaclyn’s wedding planning!
Favourite post of the past month? A Hampton Court Palace Proposal

Let Us Wanderlust
Oh, Carly’s blog is a beautiful one! I’m so glad to have had chance to get to know it throughout November- it’s gone right to the top of my ‘daily reads’ list! Carly lives in Australia with her husband, and shares posts about their lovely life together on her blog. Her writing is so warm and personable (something that never fails to make me fall for a blog!) and her sweet ‘real life catch up’ style posts are such a pleasure to read. Be prepared though, you’ll need to set aside a good hour or so for reading once you get started on Let Us Wanderlust!
Favourite post of the past month? Five favourites from the week that was!

Uncia + Tigris
I just love reading Claire’s blog. Uncia + Tigris is exactly the sort of lifestyle blog that captures my heart from the first post- full of sweet snippets and insights into Claire’s life (she’s a fellow Surrey girl!), round ups of her favourite reads from around the web, and beautiful photos from her travels and adventures. Her posts always read as so smart and concise, and feel like catching up with a friend. If you’re fond of the sort of charming lifestyle blog that draws you in from the very first post, Uncia + Tigris one for you!
Favourite post of the past month? A Day at the Sea : Milford-on-sea+ Lymington

The Fleeting Day
Malgo’s blog is truly stunning. I stumbled across it a good few months back now, and devoured post after post. So it’s really the greatest pleasure having it linked in my sidebar, for the easy click-through alone! :) The Fleeting Day focuses primarily on travel- Malgo’s photos of far flung places will inspire wanderlust in even the most homely of folk (myself included!). Her posts are escapism at its finest, and Malgo’s photos are really are a sight to be seen. I can’t recommend The Fleeting Day highly enough! Get ready to lose yourself (and have your ‘Pin It’ button at the ready, because pretty much every photo Malgo takes is Pinterest-able!) :)
Favourite post of the past month? Island life {photo essay}

Little Miss Katy
It’s been so fun getting to know Katy and her blog better and better over the past few weeks! I meant, she is a self-professed hater of olives, but it’s okay. We won’t hold it against her ;) Little Miss Katy is such a charming blog- full of lifestyle posts that feature restaurant reviews, sweet wish list posts, and even my favourite happy lists! Katy’s beautiful personality shines through her posts, and made me warm to her blog the very first time I read it. Start off by reading her review of Señor Ceviche, and don’t forget to add the wonderful Little Miss Katy to your reading list!
Favourite post of the past month? Restaurant | Señor Ceviche. 

Rhyme & Ribbons
Oh, I love Amanda! Her blog is such a beautiful read- one that I check in on like a keen bean each day to see if there’s a new post! This month, Amanda’s been busy with such fun things! She’s been to the House of Fraser press day, made browned butter pumpkin cake (as delicious looking as you’d imagine!), worn the cutest Christmas jumper, AND been to Oxford! Amanda’s blog seems to be growing at a rate of knots, and I couldn’t be happier for her. It’s such a great read, and totally deserving of its success!
Favourite post of the past month? Oxford, England.

A Dash of Ginger
It’s been such a pleasure having A Dash of Ginger linked here on CwR again this month, because clicking through to Kirsty’s blog for my daily dose of food inspiration has become my favourite time of day! This month, Kirsty’s cooked such delicious looking things. There’s been a brown butter pumpkin loaf with maple cream cheese frosting! Venison pie with sweet potato mash! Baked apple oatmeal! And, my favourite of favourites, a warm apple Pimms cocktail! I mean, come ON! Kirsty’s just nailing it all round! Head over there right away to get ahold of that recipe…
Favourite post of the past month? (You guessed it!) Warm Apple Pimms Cocktail

More blogs to read + fall in love with! ::
Miranda’s Notebook || Favourite post? A Petersham Nursery Christmas
Living for the Now || Favourite post? Time to get cosy with My Little Box!
Aisybee || Favourite post? Gearing Up for Christmas in Brighton
Just Like Honey || Favourite post? those tiny moments // 7
Supernaturally Healthy || Favourite post? My Top 5 (Frugal) Superfoods
BWD Blogger Templates || Favourite design? Christy template

p.s. To see your own blog featured here on Cider with Rosie next month, click through to the Sponsor page and take up an advert today! I’m offering 10% off all advertising packages purchased in November, so only there’s only 4 days left to snap up a code! Enter ‘NOVEMBERBONUS’ at checkout to grab the discount :)


11 thoughts on “Who’s been in my sidebar this month? || November advertisers!

  1. Sarah

    I have been reading Carly’s blog for ages now and I just love it! One of my absolute faves! xx

  2. Dani

    Oh I love when you do little round-ups like this, I always end up adding more blogs to my reading list :) xx

  3. Malgo

    thank you so much for your kind words Rosie. It’s been a pleasure to advertise with you this month. I’m sure I will be back in the New Year, we’ve got a lot of travels planned for 2015 so it would be lovely to introduce my blog to new readers with your help :)

  4. Molly

    I will hopefully be reading these blogs soon, as I want to discover some new platforms and these all sound intriguing – thank you for sharing!
    M x

  5. arielle

    aww, rosie! thank you so much. everything you said was so nice. and I’m so excited to check out all of these other wonderful blogs.

    love, arielle


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Continuing on in our little theme of lunchtime dates in Guildford, Jason and I headed out Friday in search of coffee (always) and doughnuts (a sometimes treat). Guildford’s looking pretty swish these days, all lit up for Christmas. My favourite lights are the ones strung up and down the lanes that connect North Street and the High Street, and the beautiful wreaths and garlands in Angel Gate.

We had a few errands to run first of all, and then went in search of sustenance. We’d never been to the little coffee shop on North Street called ‘Harris + Hoole’ but had heard good things, so decided to make that our spot for the lunch hour. It’s the cutest cafe- not least because there’s already a (real!) Christmas tree in the window! That tree made me very, very happy. And also excited to get our own in a couple of week’s time!


^^ Just my handsome man, in my most favourite jacket of his, walking through a picturesque little cobbled lane <3 ^^


The coffees at Harris + Hoole were good, and the place itself completely charming. Friendly baristas who take your name for the order but then continue to use it whilst serving you, rustic decor, leather sofas to stretch out on. We snagged a window seat, and spent a while talking and drinking and watching the crowds of harried-looking Christmas shoppers rushing past the windows. I also spent a lot of time stealing Jason’s raspberry lemonade whenever possible, because it was totally delicious and I regretted not getting one for myself ;)

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Once our drinks had all been drunk, I decided it was time to fix the doughnut craving that’d been bothering at me all morning long. So, to Krispy Kreme! I realised whilst we were there that my favourite doughnut (the vanilla cruller) has been discontinued, and it’s kind of broken my heart. That doughnut was the BOMB. Understated and plain and kind of doughier than a regular doughnut, and basically just straight up delicious. We settled for a couple of original glazeds in the end, which did hit the spot but not quite in the way the good old cruller would’ve done.

Speaking of doughnuts, we’ve been talking over honeymoon destinations and possibilities a lot lately, and one of the ideas we keep coming back to is a trip to Canada (you’ll see where I’m going with this whole doughnut-honeymoon connection in a sec, just bear with me). We’re thinking a getaway in a lake cabin somewhere beautiful and tranquil, and then some road trippin’ and maybe a visit out East to the cities. It would be completely amazing! But also, what I keep secretly thinking to myself, is that I reckon we might be able to score a box or two of Tim Bits at Tim Hortons whilst we were there, if we mentioned we were on honeymoon ;) And I mean, doughnuts are never the reason to opt for one honeymoon destination over another…but there’s nothing wrong with at least adding them to the ‘pro’ side of a ‘pro vs. con’ list, right? ;)

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^^ The cutest pink bike spotted on our walk back to the office! I wanted to take it home with me. But then I guess I’d have to try and relearn how to ride a bike. They say you never forget…but I definitely have. ^^

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And that was it, lunch hour up! We moseyed back to the office in the rain, eating our doughnuts and talking about plans for Christmas and wedding things and what’s in the diary for the couple of weeks ahead. It was a happy way to while away an hour in my favourite little town, with my favourite man.

What I wore ::
Scarf {past season Aubin + Wills, similar here}
Jeans {I’m obsessed, can’t stop wearing them!}
Doughnut eye mask optional, but delicious.


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29 thoughts on “How to spend an hour in Guildford :: with coffee + doughnuts.

  1. Ellie Harman

    It’s so strange seeing you posting about Guildford! I live and work here and have probably just missed you on multiple occasions! Love your blog it’s one of my favourites <3 x

  2. Lou

    That coffee looks amazing! I always steal my fiance’s drinks (isn’t that a perk of being engaged?!). I would definitely recommend Canada for a honeymoon! I lived there for a while (Toronto) and the log cabins by the lake are so ridiculously perfect! Oh and of course, the TimBits are worth it alone!

    Lou x

  3. Miranda | Miranda's Notebook

    That cafe looks lovely! I may be going to Guildford soon, so will bear it mind if I do! How sweet to have a real Christmas tree – I can’t wait to get mine too. You must be so excited to be thinking of a honeymoon – Vancouver is gorgeous if you’re thinking Canada! Also, if you’re thinking West Coast in the States and log cabins, may I recommend Lake Tahoe? It’s gorgeous and would be such a romantic spot for a honeymoon.

  4. Jennifer Polly

    I’ve definitely planned trips based on doughnut availability before – why should honeymoons be an exception? ;)
    Unfortunately, I think Guildford’s around 150 miles away from me so I might have to spend more than an hour! But this cafe looks beautiful and I’m very excited to see a real Christmas tree, definitely jealous of where you live!

  5. Imogen

    I absolutely adore Harris & Hoole! It’s such a cute little coffee shop, and the lunches they do are yummy as well :) I love living near to Guildford when I’m back home because it’s such a lovely place (and perfect for shopping!)

    Imogen x

  6. Tara

    As I live in Victoria, BC I may be biased, but I’d say you can’t go wrong with a honeymoon to Canada. ;) So many beautiful places to stay in BC alone and if you want to head to some cities back east I’d add Ottawa and Montreal to your list (Toronto is just…Toronto. Meh!) I’ve never been to the East coast (ie. Nova Scotia and Newfoundland), but hear it’s beautiful too. And, yes, you’ll find donuts wherever you go in Canada–it’s our national food, LOL!

  7. Rebecca

    Wow, what an adorable place Guildford looks! I especially love the little cobbled streets, I think that’s why I love my hometown York so much – lots of little quirks & charms!
    I spied a Bills sign too, I’m yet to try food there but I’ve heard really good things so far!
    Rebecca xxx

  8. Victoria

    I’m feeling so festive after reading this post! Honeymoon in Canada sounds perfect- we went to BC a few years ago and I would really recommend visiting Vancouver (as I know others have suggested too) and Vancouver island- stunning scenery and amazing wildlife! We went there via San Francisco which was awesome too xx

  9. Anna

    Hi Rosie! I’m a reader from over ind Canada and I can’t help but get excited that you’re thinking of crossing the pond to visit the “Great North.” Where were you and Jason thinking of staying for the cabin: the Praries? It’s most definitely beautiful there, but B.C. offers some stunning water views/big cities/a warmer climate! By Eastern Canada were you thinking Eastern Ontario? I’ve never stayed in Toronto longer than a day, but I live in Ottawa currently and love it. If you’re roadtripping I’d recommend the quick drive up to Montreal (around 2 hours), because I absolutely love the city for its colour. If you’re looking for something a little more quiet with beautiful old architecture: visit Old Quebec in Quebec City! In my opinion, it is a million times better than Old Montreal and still has the majority of the fortification walls up. I originally hail from the east, east Coast..the Maritimes! Definitely a lot slower pace and much quieter with small fishing villages and lots of greenspace/fewer people. I love being next to the bay and the ocean though, so I’m biased. Let me know if you have any questions! I always love reading your posts to make mental lists of spots I have to visit when I get over to England!

  10. arielle

    very cute post! I love your jacket and you’re expertise on good drinks and doughnuts. and so much of canada is absolutely gorgeous! I’m 100% positive you’ll find your box of timbits before you even leave the airport. I wouldn’t be surprised if they handed you a box when you got off the plane! have a happy tuesday, rosie!

    love, arielle

  11. jennie

    Oh I miss Guildford so much! Your pictures are so lovely. I’m a Guildford girl, but I’ve been living 8000 miles away for the last 4 years. I’m coming home for Christmas this year and I can’t wait – especially for the real Christmas trees :) x

  12. Hannah

    Guildford looks really lovely!I’ve only been there once and it was for a funeral so I only relaly saw St Lawrence (?) church and the crematorium which was way out of town. I’d love to go and have an explore! x

  13. NGOC LAN

    Wow, reading your post makes me feel so energetic for the Christmas season. I hope that I will visit Guildford soon. The coffee and doughnuts look delicious ^^

  14. Ala Skrakowski

    Awww sounds like a lovely way to spend a lunch hour. Despite coming from so close by, I’ve never actually been to Guildford, only ever got off the train to change to go to Weybridge/Walton. BUT I am thinking of heading there for a change of scenery whilst I’m back for Christmas so I’m grateful for the recommendations.

    Plus you can’t beat a Krispy Kreme! Every time I walk passed a stand the temptation is there. Maybe I’ll have one next time! x

  15. Kate

    Oh do come to Canada! We’ve had so much family come from Britain to visit over the years and everyone has loved it. The west coast is the best coast. :) Stay in Vancouver with jaunts out to the west coast of Vancouver Island, a road trip through the Rocky Mountains and Tim Hortons a plenty! The honey crullers are my favourite too.

  16. Carly

    Sounds like such a lovely way to spend your lunch hour together. Guildford looks like a a very pretty town – it was wonderful to get a glimpse of it :) I love that it’s only a month until Christmas, all the decorations are appearing in our town too. Ad yesterday I discovered to my delight that our little town is hacking a Christmas festival! I’m so excited!
    Have a great week!
    Carly x

  17. Lulu

    Lovely photos! You look so adorable with your doughnut eye patch ;)
    I love H&H – they have a few branches around me in London and their coffee is so good. That raspberry lemonade sounds de-licious! x

    p.s. Canada is gorgeous, I’ve been to the lakes a few times and could not recommend it more!


  18. Amanda

    Your pictures are always incredible. This looks like such a lovely little trip and the coffee shop looks heavenly x

  19. Livvy @ drinkthewildair

    Harris + Hoole coffee shops are super cute, but it kind of ruined it for me when I found out they were owned by Tesco!

    The honeymoon idea sounds incredible, by the way! A roadtrip around BC, Victoria and Alberta is definitely on my bucket list :)


  20. Silje Mari

    I used to go to Guildford a lot when I lived in Cranleigh couple of years ago. I loved the atmosphere, and it’s so beautiful there. I miss it a lot, so I think I might need to go back there the next time I’m visiting the UK! :)
    Spending your honeymoon in Canada sounds like a great idea! I’ve always wanted to go there myself!

    Silje Mari xx


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