Yesss birthday time!! Well, technically my birthday was on Wednesday but it’s birthday week so that still counts. Yep, this year I decided to spread the fun of my birthday out all week. As the day was on a Wednesday, I splashed out on my remaining annual leave and took 3 days off work, as who wants to work on their birthday?!
Wednesday started off with ALL of the phone calls to catch up with the fam on the other side of the world and in Manchester. Before PRESENTS. Paul had wrapped up my presents a few days earlier and they had been sitting in the living room for days tempting me.
I got a load of lovely bits and pieces – Paul got me a gin advent calendar which I am SO EXCITED to start trying. A different gin every day in December sounds dreamy. I’ll be sure to insta story them as I open all of the doors. The fam did really well with a Ted Baker handbag, Jo Malone goodies and ALL of the chocolate from Hotel Chocolat. Other exciting bits include a fabulous perfume, a sushi workshop and enough candles to burn me through the Winter. Yes! Far too spoiled and I’m so grateful for all the pressies and all the birthday wishes!
For the rest of the day, Paul surprised me with Mail Rail! I do love everything London Transport, so going on a tiny tube train through the old mail rail tracks was awesome. Such a unique thing to do! We had the best end to the day by going to dinner at The Manor in Clapham. We went for the tasting menu and it was SO GOOD. Like dreamy good, highlights included crispy chicken skin and the most amazing venison.
The rest of the week has been awesome too. I headed to the City of London gin distillery (my fave bar in London) and finally got around to using my Lush Spa vouchers. I got the synaesthesia treatment and it was everything I hoped for – totally dreamy massage.
And as I missed the time I usually do a giveaway, I thought a little birthday giveaway was in order! So as I’m not feeling imaginative and as it’s the run up to Christmas and we could all do with one – it’s an Amazon Voucher!
I also want to take a little time to remind you that my SEO challenge starts ON MONDAY! The emails are all written, I’m really excited about it starting so make sure that you sign up to it here or in the box underneath the post.
The boring bits…
- Prize will be 1 £50 Amazon voucher (or equivalent currency)
- Giveaway will run from 17/11/2017 – 08/12/2017
- All entries will be verified
- Open internationally, void where prohibited
- No purchase necessary for entrance
- This giveaway is not sponsored, prize paid for by me
Good luck team! Looking forward to all the SEO fun starting on Monday!! Be sure to sign up for the emails ASAP!