Paper planes

So next life choice…

Year abroad. ย Yay? Nay?

Europe? Further afield?

Holland? ย Budapest? ย Singapore? ย Australia?

Because I feel as though I’ve caught wanderlust fever and yet I also long for homeliness

I want to laugh with new people, emerge myself in diverseย culture, sample foreign flavours andย decide which path to begin strolling down.

3 days until application deadline day . . .

XOXO

two years on …

 

audrey

Hello (from the other side- I’m so sorry but I cannot physically stop myself from serenading all of you lovely lot).

Its been two whole years.

Two years since my first legal work experience. ย Two years since I googled ‘how to blog’. ย And after what feels like a L-I-F-E-T-I-M-E I’m ready to blog again.

But first, let me bring you up to speed:

I’m now officially living through law school- which isn’t as glam as Legally Blonde, but yet there is a lot of free wine and I feel super smug when winningย arguments over washing up duties

I live in the fabulous city of Bristol, where clubs and crowdsย have replaced cows and I no longer have to risk my life whilst searching out 3G

I listen to house music- and I don’t even have to pretend to like it anymore, I am nowย at one with the club

I still dream of a life where writing takes centre stageย and I now actually have enoughย life experience and content to begin a bigger and better blog (one can only pray). ย So, here’s to the next chapter, here’s to dreams and here’s to sharing stories which will hopefully make you laugh, cringe, feel better about yourselves and maybe even shed a weeย tear.

But enough about me,ย whats new with you?

From me and my main gal Audrey

xoxo

Cleanse – Tone – Moisturise – Apply ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ

  
Disclaimer: In an ideal world I wouldn’t have run out of simple toner but Neutrogena is *touch wood ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ* proving to be fab too. 

Finally I have a bedtime skin routine which is a far cry from sleeping in cheap foundation which I was certainly guilty of last year! 

I find this products don’t aggregate spot prone skin and aren’t ridiculously scented or expensive, win win! 

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Lock screen literatureย 

So throughout my exams I had the terrifying background: ‘you don’t want to look back and know you could have done better’ ๐Ÿ˜ถ๐Ÿ˜ถ I mean every time I checked my phone for the time I was guilt tripped, but it worked.  I scared myself out of compulsive blog reading, pinning and twittering. 

But now finding myself with nothing left to do my motivational pep talk has changed to ‘this is the beginning of anything you want’- and this both excited and scares me ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿ™Ž

Because I realised that at eighteen I can at last begin to start popping the bubble wrap of my childhood (not sure if that worked but I like to think so ๐Ÿ™‹).  Because I could abandon all hopes of a conventional life and trek around the world- but I won’t.  Or I could begin reading around my university subject- but I won’t.  Or I could realise that loving a happy medium is my tried and tested way to knowing how best to get along ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ

So instead of this summer going off to “find myself” I’m going to quite comfortably stay Laura Ashley appreciating, M&S wearing, cupcake creating, Downton Abbey dreaming and Disney club-ing.  

Because as cliche and it is sometimes it’s worth remembering just because someone else does something doesn’t mean you have to- for every Kardashian there’s a Disney Princess too 

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Are you sitting comfortably? ย Then I’ll begin… ๐Ÿ’ฌ๐Ÿ’ญ๐Ÿ“–โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿ‘“

 

 I honestly can’t remember the last time I read a proper book ‘for fun’….

Yes of course I’ve spent the last two years analysing syntax and imagery but really spark notes has pretty much fed me the plot- guilty as charged, ooh I’m excited about law school ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ™ˆ

So I thought I’d return to the very reason I’ve decided to study law- JOHN GRISHAM. (And legally blonde yet that is a film review I need no encouragement to undertake).  So I’ve bought myself some more of his work and I’ve also make myself a lovely cup of tea and I’m off to read away ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ

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Hellooo summer ๐ŸŒžโ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ†๐ŸŒŒ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ‘ฏ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ”ž๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ‘ญ

WHAT TIME IS IT?

SUMMERTIME! 

(I’ve been waiting a year to reference hsm 2 and my god was it worth the note on my phone – jokes, I’m not lame enough to have done that, ahaa, ha…ha ๐Ÿ™ˆ)

I’ve finished school/ a levels/ any sort of commitment and I’ve more or less three months of freedom โค๏ธ

I’m very very excited for my school ball tomorrow (for which my dress and shoes were bough suitably last minutes yet still are perfect), plans for another fabulous holiday in Ireland and even a girls holiday to Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ•๐Ÿท๐Ÿน๐Ÿธ๐Ÿด๐ŸŒ

Oh and OITNB binge watching, hopefully (probably not let’s say it as it is) mastering ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ„ and finally getting around to baking every goodie from the Hummingbird cook book!

๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘ (and it’s summer so: ๐Ÿ‘’๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ‘œ)

Skin care oil trial ๐Ÿ’Œ

  After suffering from spots for what seems like most of secondary school, and quite bad acne for the past couple of years I’ve finally managed to control the breakouts. I mean I still get stress spots and when I have a few too many cheat days in a row it’s not so ok but hey ho we’re all human. 

But my acne scars are still very much a thing and as much as other people have assured me they don’t notice them, to me they’re obvious and I – like many- am self conscious without the gift that is concealer ๐Ÿ™€

But today I picked up some skin oil (they ran out of bio oil and I decided to plough on) and here’s to the next week of trying it in place of other spot creams- although obviously I’ll still moisturise religiously. (Light moisturiser gals and boys, that’s the only way to go).  I’m not a fan of harsh products- they’ve always tended to aggravate my skin and although sceptical about oily skin I reckon it’s worth a try at least! 

Now off to bed ๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค (๐Ÿ™ all the product doesn’t rub off on my new sheets ๐Ÿ™ˆ)

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