Wednesday, 14 August 2013

A very happy unbirthday to me

This past week (5th - 10th of August) I spent an extremely last minute holiday in the beautiful city of Paris. As tradition, my mother and I had to spend some of that time in the magical place that is Disneyland Paris. I've been to DisneyWorld in Florida and nothing compares. But I am still entirely so happy about being at Disneyland Paris, it's like a safe place where my childhood spirit is encapsulated and shared with the rest of the world. This time we only spent one of the 4 days we had in Paris (not including travelling days) in Disneyland but it was still so lovely and I enjoyed it all the same.

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In Disneyland, there are different areas to the park; Main Street USA, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Adventureland, and Discoveryland. We took the train to Fantasyland, the cutest little fairytale-esque town that is surrounded by different shades of pastel. As with everything in Disney, there are queues, so we decided, seeing as we only had one day, to do the rides that we really couldn't leave without going on.

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My mum's first choice for the rides was 'it's a small world' - a ride which I could do without but nonetheless I wanted to please my mum as we went around the little ride in a boat to the chorus of the song that goes with the ride.

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Walking around we found a lady selling candy floss so obviously we had to get one (what diet?). As you can see, it was huuuuge, but so delicious and probably a one time thing.

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My favourite type of rides are the thrill rides, so Space Mountain, Indiana Jones and the temple of doom, and Big Thunder Mountain were at the top of my list.

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We stayed until shutting for the beautiful firework and light show that was going on for the extended 20th anniversary party. Among the crowds, some cast members were walking around with a trolley filled with the light ears that synchronised with the display but at 20 something euros each it wasn't an expense that I was willing to fork out.

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All in all we had a magical stay and the beautiful light show that went on was simply the perfect end to a great day.

The perfect soundtrack to a wonderful day.

Nat xx

Tuesday, 13 August 2013


One of my favourite things to do recently is to get a disposable camera and take it with me to interesting places. It reminds me of my childhood and the effect that comes out is really cool. I love that you don't know what you've taken until you get the film developed, kinda like a surprise.

These are a few snaps from my most recent trip to London where I took a disposable camera, also I took a few random shots after I came back. So yeah this summer has kinda been a bit weird as I've just returned from a week long spur of the moment trip to Paris, where I sight-saw, disney'd to my heart's content and shopped 'til I had no money left. Whoops.


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dinner at the diner in Carnaby Street


Elephant sculptures at Kings Cross Station



A few of the flowers in my garden

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I hope you liked looking at these photos too maybe it's a little different from the norm but I like the diversity and freedom that having your own independent blog allows you to have.

My favourite song of the moment

How's your summer been?
Nat xx