A Very Chilled Saturday

9 February 2014

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Windsor is only a stones throw from my town, and I feel so lucky to have such a place of history and majesty so close. Not to mention the lovely shops and gorgeous places to eat. Jonathan and I popped there yesterday to do a little bit of shopping (with a pit-stop at Yo! Sushi for some Salmon and Avacado rolls) and it just reminded me how much I love my country - castles, monarchy and tradition - we are one special country, and I want to make the most of loving where I live. Mini resolution for 2014 I think. One thing that hasn't been so good for us however is the flooding. We're in one of the areas where the flooding has hit incredibly hard and it's been quite difficult for some people. The River Thames has burst its banks in a lot of places which means roads are closed, houses are flooded, and news came yesterday that in my town, a child had died and a whole road had been taken critically ill due to what the doctors think is something to do with the flooding water. It's truly awful. Jonathan however was very much enjoying driving through knee deep flood water along the roads. Boys will be boys. When we got home, it was time to take little Max out for a walk - at the moment, it's hard to walk him without being engulfed in flood water and the whole park is waterlogged - but this makes Max very happy. He runs through the water like crazy and has this tendency to put his nose in the water and blow bubbles. After drying off, we settled on the sofa with a Bulmers or two and a bag of Tyrrells to watch England v Scotland in the rugby.

What a lovely Saturday!

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  1. The flooding has been horrendous. I hadn't realised it had hit Windsor though. It looks like you had a good weekend though.

  2. Lovely photos and it looks such a fab day! Bless Max in those puddles (ie flood water, ha!)
    I think it's really important to appreciate what you have around you, so this is a lovely New Year resolution xx

  3. Looks like a lovely little weekend, hope you're staying cosy and safe from all the flooding xx

    Charlotte / coloursandcarousels

  4. love these pictures, England has so much history and it is a great country indeed, so much to see and discover still. I do wish the weather was a bit better though as this flooding is no good like you've said, I hope it tones down soon <3 love your dog too, he's so cute :)


  5. Absolutely lovely posts. The pictures are so beautiful! Your dog is such a cutie.
    Windsor looks so pretty! I've never been before, but I definitely want to now

    We haven't really been affected by the floods where I live, but I definitely feel your pain. A few years ago, it was absolutely terrible and I basically couldn't leave the village I lived in because it was so bad everywhere ahah. Hopefully the rubbish weather will give over a bit now that spring's coming soon... I hope!

    Such a nice blog - will definitely be following! Have a lovely day : )
    . emma || shake&fix .

  6. Oh my gosh, I can't believe the floods that are going at the moment! It's so sad :( Definitely makes one appreciate sunny days more though.
    Gorgeous photos.

    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

  7. Max is such a cutie pie. I hope you're all staying safe & warm <3

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

  8. cute post my dear. i think that is a great resolution to have. everyone should value where they live or where they are from. so sorry to hear about the flooding though! that sounds terrible!

    rae from lovefromberlin


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