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Sunday, August 21

Yesterday

we all went out together to drop me off at the hairdresser I had an appointment after all but when I arrived I was embarrassed to find out that my appointment wasn't today but last week, oops!!  I've been visiting my hairdresser for a while now luckily, so he forgave me and cut my hair anyway.
My poor family  had a bit of a wait so we took a little visit to Chinatown, had a bit of lunch and the girls happily drank their raspberry spiders.
Do you remember having these as a child?  I remember fondly a couple of old ladies that my Mum used to visit to cut their hair who would give my brother and I one, what a yummy treat that was.
While we were close by I couldn't resist a little trip to the Paddington Antique Centre for a little look,  I spied many beautiful treasures.

There's also a yummy chocolate shop beside the antique centre that makes a very delicious dark chocolate milkshake that I had to visit too.

Today it was a slower day spent gardening,
cuddling up with Molly
and working hard on a important project, a sustainable house, which will be on display at school tomorrow.
May you have a happy week

11 comments:

  1. You too, Catherine.
    Have a very nice week.
    Nina

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  2. Oh I wish I was at that antique store to snatch some of those items up!

    Have a lovely week.

    C

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  3. My eye is so drawn to those shelves filled with vintage delights...just gorgeous!!

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  4. As a hairdresser i must say you wouldn't be the first and she must like you to squeeze you in ha ha...hope you had a great week too.
    Mxo

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  5. Lovely post, but where is the photo of your new hairstyle?

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  6. Sounds like a productive but also relaxing weekend. I turned up at my hairdresser once apologising for being so early, only to find out I was actually half an hour late :)

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  7. The sustainable house looks awesome! My hubby and I love Chinatown but haven't been in the longest time. Hope you are feeling refreshed after your haircut - I love how it has that power! Good to know Montys does a good chocolate milkshake. I took Brian in there (and the antique centre) to get Kevin's Easter gift. Two perfect places NOT to take a toddler!!

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  8. So good to see the kids are learning about sustainability at school!

    And those vintage treasures are delectable! ...as is the raspberry spider! xx

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  9. Glad you got the loyal client treatment and those raspberry spiders - happy memories :) Hope you are having a lovely week Catherine.

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  10. happened to me too.. i went to an appointment a week too early! :) Have a great weekend dear!

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  11. The valley and Paddington are two of my favourite places. Always so much to see and do. Looks like a great day.

    :)

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