It’s my 29th birthday on Wednesday (and also my two year anniversary with Q, horrah!). We’re having our engagement photo session with our wedding photographer (Maria Farrelly if you’re interested) in the afternoon and then heading out for a seafood feast at the Loch Fyne restaurants in the evening. (Can we say yum?) I’ve never been mega crazy for presents, but I do have a Pinterest board called “Gifts for me, please” because it’s easier to point people to that when they ask me what…Continue Reading “Birthday Wishes”

Dear Contact Lenses, Thanks for being a free trial. I’m hoping that we’ll get along this time around but if we don’t at least I didn’t have to pay for you to find that out. Love Sarah PS. Welcome to my eyes! Make yourself at home. See other Friday Thanks here or visit the original inspiration for the project here.

Dear Soy Sauce, Thanks for being an easy way to add flavour to food. We’re cooking more and more chinese meals these days and you’re the perfect accompaniment to all of them. Don’t ever change. Love Sarah See other Friday Thanks here or visit the original inspiration for the project here.

Dear Rain, Thank you for cooling me off after the hot summer nights we’ve had lately. I know people complain about you, but I don’t mind when you visit every now and again. Love Sarah See other Friday Thanks here or visit the original inspiration for the project here.

Q bought me a ukulele. It’s yellow (natch) and I’m not very good but it’s fun to try all the same. We bought bikes and have been cycling our way around Cardiff for the last few weeks. It’s been great to get a bit more exercise, altho having to write a note to the person continually parking his bike over the top of mine was not awesome. I cut my fringe in again. We made macarons for the first time as one of our Sunday…Continue Reading “New Things You Might Not Know About, In List Form”

The Life List is still going strong. Every now and again I think of new things to add to it; here’s what I’ve added since I last updated it: Food  * Learn how to shuck an oyster * Make my own mayonnaise * Eat at one of the Man vs Food restaurants * Make a cookbook of our favourite meals * Eat a pain au chocolat in Paris Fun * Go to a roller derby * Swim in a rooftop pool blog post on this coming soon. * Watch Dita Von Teese perform…Continue Reading “Life List: New Items”