Sunday Sevens // 37 2015

Sunday Sevens enables you to share 7 photos from your week. Visit Nat’s blog for full details in how to participate.   

 As I predicted, it was another busy week at school as term got properly underway. 

1.  We’ve had a few lovely sunny days so I’ve been trying to get out and about with the dogs, and walk before the weather takes a permanent turn for the worse. 

 2.  Our Year 5 class went on a residential to Hathersage. I waved them off from the station in Sheffield, and as it was a beautiful evening I took this as I waited for my train back to Worksop. 

 3.  I made a late night trip to Meadowhall promoted by White Stuff having a 20% off promotion. I bought the below plus a dress and scarf. 

 4.  I was so tired by Friday that TV and dog cuddles were about as much as I could manage. 

 5.  Had my hair cut and roots done. 

 6.  New walking trainers! I get through them quite quickly so hoping these North Face ones last a while. 

 7.  I haven’t eaten out for a couple of weeks, but yesterday had this tuna and prawn Caesar salad, which turned out to be too huge for me to finish – unheard of! 

 Tomorrow I’m going on a residential trip to France, so today I’ve been busy packing and purchasing supplies for the journey. My healthier eating has gone fairly well again this week but will be suspended for the next week in favour of cheese, baguettes and pain au chocolat. It’s a hard job…

The downside is no dog walks for a few days, but luckily Sunday morning was beautiful, hence the bonus 8th picture. Have a lovely week et a bientot!  

 
 

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6 responses to “Sunday Sevens // 37 2015

  1. You always take such beautiful landscapes! I don’t know about you, but you seem to be wearing the dogs out too, judging by that photo. You’ve got me drooling over your food choices again, only I have no prawns in the house so I can’t whip up a quick copy this week. Nice hairdo – very sassy! Enjoy France:)

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  2. Some gorgeous photos this week! Love it when the dogs are pictured out & about! Great lighting in the station photo 🙂 Hope to see some France photos next week!

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  3. It’s back to full speed ahead at school now, isn’t it? We’ve been crazy busy with new syllabuses. Have a fab week away, hope you manage some downtime too while you’re there.

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  4. Love photo 2! Nice hair cut too. I wear out walking boots quickly too – guess the manufactures don’t actually expect people to do that much regular walking in them.

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So pleased with my purchases from the @johnlewisretail sale today! 4m of Robert Kaufman denim + What was left of some @atelierbrunette cotton + some @makoweruk metallic spot. Plus some pretty she’ll buttons that were less than half price 🙌🏼 All came to a total of £36.50. Now to figure out whether I can use any of them for my #2018makenine plans 🤔 •
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