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Fattylympics/ Interview Series


Hi folks J

Well I’ve just about come down from my high of yesterday. I went to Fattylympics, and met the most awesome, lovely and amazing people. The event started off really nicely, with the welcome, followed by the anthem- I’ve put a video of the anthem below…although I was a bit late on the uptake and failed to record the first couple seconds of it :/





The day was incredibly refreshing and everyone was smiling and getting involved. Below are a few pictures:








Yesterday was also a thrill because I managed to interview four gorgeous ladies for my new blog feature: Interview Series. The ones I have from yesterday will be posted this week, with each interview having it’s own time to shine, with it’s own day. I will start with myself, as what's the point if I don’t bother to give my own views too right?! Head over to the Interview Series page (above) from Tuesday to have a look. I thought it would be best to post the videos first, so the emails I have received so far will be posted at the start of next week.

I also thought I’d post what I actually wore yesterday too-





Dress: H & M (love the dress, but the service in those stores is appalling!)
Cardigan: So Fabulous (via Very)
Belt: Camden Market
Scarf: Dorothy Perkins
Tights: Marks and Spencer
Fabulous Shoes: Dorothy Perkins (I got these a while ago, so unfortunately, I don’t think you can get them anymore)
Satchel: Camden Market

I think I’ll leave it there, but I really hope you enjoy the Interview Series, and you can take part yourself via my contact page.

‘Til next time J
Xxx

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