Freedom

It’s the start of a four day Easter break from work, and I am so ready for it. Birthdays, chocolate, day trips and hopefully some creativity. Here are some images from Pinterest that have inspired me this week.

Inspiring quote of the week
Inspiring quote of the week

 

I wish Easter bonnets were still a thing. So cute.
I wish Easter bonnets were still a thing. So cute.

 

This is the type of colour scheme and textures I want in my bedroom
This is the type of colour scheme and textures I want in my bedroom

Hopefully my trip to Ikea tomorrow will bring me some way to transforming my bedroom to this type of style.

New Banksy. I just love this.
New Banksy. I just love this.

This new Banksy is so depressing and makes me want to leave my phone locked in a drawer for at least a week, but I know it will never happen.

 

 

 

A trip to the capital

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It has been almost five years since I was last in Dublin, and G and me had never been there together. So last Sunday we got up (relatively) early and set off. Luckily, the weather was beautiful. Look at those gorgeous cherry blossoms above!

 

bike copy

 

We walked around the gardens at Trinity College, but missed the last entry to see the Book of Kells. I have always wanted to see it, so there will definitely be another trip soon. The gardens alone were beautiful, and I bet whoever owns the pink bike above is a lucky student who gets to attend the old library there every day.

milkshake

I think  one of the main highlight if the day was the epic burger, fries and milkshake combo from Eddie Rockets. If you’re ever in Dublin, you have to go there! It’s a small chain of 1950′s American style diners, with amazing food and a juke box on every table.

me

And here I am, squinting into the sun and wearing a very bright jacket. Pink seemed to be a theme for the day, judging by these pictures! Only one shopping bag there too, very unusual. I was delighted to find a Tiger shop in Dublin, so had to buy lots of little knick-knacks like key rings and mini art canvasses.

It is great to be a tourist in your own capital city, I’m looking forward to lots more trips to explore it.

 

March

March was over before I knew it. Looking back, it was pretty good and I’m starting to adjust to life back in Ireland.

MrDickens jean
I adopted Mr Charlie Dickens

 

Bought new pyjamas that remind me of being five
Bought new pyjamas that remind me of being five

 

Enjoyed drinking healthy green juices and using my new juicer
Enjoyed drinking healthy green juices and using my new juicer

 

Bought proper Nike training shoes
Bought proper Nike training shoes

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday Morning

Today was one of the nicest Sundays I’ve had in a long time. Although the clocks had gone forward and I lost one hour of sleep, I was wide awake at 7am, having been woken by the sound of my new cat meowing at the bedroom door.

I got up and cuddled him on the sofa for a while, then spent the morning drinking green tea and researching cat things on Pinterest. It’s nice to finally have a genuine excuse to do this!

The cat is settling in to his new home very well. I bought him lots of new toys and the sun even came out for a while. I hope his previous owner doesn’t miss him too much.

tea, laptop and cats