Confession time... I may have... in fact I have...foolishly but wonderfully and with no regrets, bought a new coat in the Zara sale! It was £30 and is probably the nicest coat I have ever owned and comes with the added bonus of making me feel I look my 24 years rather than most people's guess of 19. Just look at it!
After what felt like the 100th person had asked me if I was a student and I had to explain - in my khaki parka that apparently pigeon holes me as the 'student type' - that I did actually have a proper job. I decided enough was enough and a proper job deserved a proper coat!
I took these pictures when I was back home in Sheffield on Monday, as I had the day off work to tick of f a few things on my 'before travelling to do list' such as: Doctors appointment for malaria jabs, and rope mum into coming shopping for a rucksack with me. I snapped these quickly, and headed off to Hathersage one of the delightfully gorgeous little town/villages just outside of Sheffield and in the middle of the gorgeous Derbyshire countryside. On a side note I watched the most recent Pride and Prejudice recently and I felt proud to see all the local landmarks and fell in love with Derbyshire all over again, it just is glorious. However on this particular day it was grey and drizzly hence no photos. We trailed round the three outdoor shops with me ummming and ahhing and somehow not quite being able to decide which rucksack would be best, sometimes I struggle to make the simplest decisions! However our search was not in vain, we found the sort of thing I wanted and then my mother, being the wonder that she is, promptly found it for about half the price on ebay, I tell you that woman leaves no stone unturned when it comes to bargain hunting.
After a delicious meal with my parents I was on the fast train back to London for a breezy four day penultimate week at the office before heading of on my adventures. Time seems to be racing on and I feel more and more unprepared by the day. Capitol EEK.
Coat - Zara (sold out)
Top - Monki
Necklace - Claires accesories (huzzah!)
Trousers - Zara (sold out)
Trainers - New Balance