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Wedding celebrations :D


Hi folks, just a quick one from me today.

Haven’t blogged in a little while, but last week was so manic. I literally had one night in, and that may sound like a good time to you youngens, but for me, it was too much. I’m also writing a lot more recently for my novel, so it wasn’t the best time to be busy and take a break from it. I’m hoping to go old school and get myself a typewriter. We’ll see…..

Anywhooooo, despite being extremely tired, I spent last week catching up with friends: dinners, drinks and lots of talking and lots laughs :) Most importantly though, I had to celebrate my dear friends nuptials.  My friend Nadia is one of the best people I have the pleasure to know, and I’m so proud of her and the woman she has become; and now she as found her life partner- I couldn’t be more happy!

Yesterday was the wedding reception and thought I’d share what I wore with you. The shoes were well killer as I’m not used to wearing heels (I’m a flats girl all the way!), but needs must and I couldn’t wear flats with this dress:



 I love the sheer at the top- with pearls of course ;)

OUCH!!!

Everything bar the belt and bag (both Dorothy Perkins) are all from Simply Be.

Well, I'm off to do a bit of writing and then crawl into bed-

'Til next time :)

xxx

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