But life calls, I’m on my way to Woolwich for the first meeting regarding the Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta in the summer. Which gives me time to round up what happened in the rest of the week.
Wednesday: Currently on weds and Thursdays I volunteer in a charity shop. So today consisted of some more sewing of my top and then into town to spend the afternoon sorting clothes and serving customers. Since I have started working at BHF I have found a few gems, today I came back with a brand new pair of work trousers (thick Blue workman’s trousers not nice office trousers) a book and an old Radley handbag which needs some work but should buff up nicely in time.
|What a bargain =)|
A bit of drama today as one of the university’s building sites in town caught fire and you could see the smoke from Portswood! We Def spent a lot more time today listening to the radio to find out what had happened… (thankfully it doesn’t seem to have caused too much damage)
I bought a lovey floaty patterned top and a cross body bag today. Volunteering is not going to be good for my bank balance I think!
|top and bag both from charity shops|
|the smoke from down in town|
I went into town and Nikki joined me for the afternoon. Basically we
had a big run round ikea getting stuff to organise the house, I also
found my perfect bedding, shame I already have lots… The evening was
spent putting some of that stuff into place and organising Nikki’s
closest, ruthlessly throwing away unused clothes and shoes. You can see
some of the progress in our post from yesterday Spring Cleaning: The start
|Nikki hiding in the IKEA purchases|
|How perfect would this be!?|
|squishy new duvet, let’s hope it is super snuggly….|
Sunday: Well as I said at the start of this post I spent today in London, but Nikki got some more tidying done. Definitely rather exhausting stuff. She did manage to get the shopping done, buying a new duvet as well (we discovered we only had one double summer duvet yesterday…), have a coffee in Portswood and get home all before lunchtime. It would have been earlier but it was a sunday, so the shops don’t open early. But it meant a little relaxation before some tidying…