Anchor Inn; Seatown, Dorset.

Today we embarked on a leisurely day out with the family and the pooch. Living in Dorset I am surrounded by rolling hills, quaint little hamlets and beachy coves to explore. I’ve grown up here my whole life and I still haven’t been absolutely everywhere within my own county. Anyhow; we went on a trip out in the car and ended up nearby to Lyme Regis. I spent a lot of my childhood summers that was as my grandparents had a caravan there and my mum has family that way too, so that part of the world has always had a familiar, welcome home feel.

Sweeping round the coastal roads the skies were bluer than the sea and you could see for miles and miles around. We stopped for lunch at a charming seaside gastropub overlooking the beach.


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How I won a CHANEL handbag! P.S this is not clickbait.

Personally I can’t think of anything more typically Parisian and iconic than the interlocking CC on the Chanel logo, perhaps the Eiffel tower or a box of pastel macarons. I have lusted over this label since I can remember, it is something of an icon and something I have always dreamed of affording. IMAGINE MY EXCITEMENT WHEN I SCREAM I AM NOW THE PROUD OWNER OF A CHANEL CAVIAR DOUBLE FLAP BAG.

If you’re the type of person that that name may not mean much to you, well you may wanna skip this post. Soz. But I am here to tell all you lovely people just how easy it was. If you’ve been reading some of my previous whinge posts you may already know that I left my full time job back in July. So in the last week of August on a rainy day at home I decided to enter practically every single free competition going on the web. From cruises round the antarctic to winning a racing bike (in hindsight, I don’t know what i’d have done with that either) but I came across a post on twitter to just simply retweet and win a Celine handbag. I always see those tweets, I nearly always retweet tweet them and I don’t ever win.

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