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Monday, 31 March 2014


Hello again. Today has probably been the most tiring day I have had in a long time, and I didn't even do anything out of the ordinary. The combination of clocks going forwards, late nights and a busy revision schedule has had me unable to sleep properly for the last few nights, and so as you can imagine I spent the majority of today desperately trying not to fall asleep in almost every lesson. I survived though (even though I definitely blanked out a few times in chemistry). 

























On Saturday I went to Hoxton Market, to pick up a pair of my glasses that were having my prescription lenses put in them. A close family friend recommended it to us, and I have to say it was just what a street market should be - busy, vibrant, yet quiet and peaceful, with all the quirks of East London (even salt beef for you beigel fans!). Even better, it's only a short walk from Spitalfield's and Brick Lane, meaning you can do the whole shebang in one day.
I wore my shirt from Beyond Retro, waistcoat from To Be Worn Again, belt from Blitz, shorts from Rokit, tights from H&M, socks from Topshop and shoes from Clothes Show.



We stopped at the Barrel Boulangerie for lunch, which is a sweet little café right in the market. They serve coffee, cakes, all kinds of breakfasts and lunches, and even evening meals like pizzas and savoury crêpes. The interior is really calming and natural and the food is incredible...I had broccoli soup and rye bread, which was absolutely delicious, and their other options looked just as good. If the toilets were a little nicer, it would be a solid 10/10. Definitely worth a visit for lunch though, and I'm sure I'll be back to try out the breakfast too. 


























I hope you are all having a good week (as you can see from the above picture, Elvis is doing well, although he's getting really big now and is still refusing to eat any fresh food except apple). I break up for Easter on Friday, and am seriously looking forward to not having to get up for school every morning. Even just another half an hour in bed would be nice. Also, the Beyond Retro shoot should be going up this week - I can't wait to show you guys!

Ellie xo

22 comments:

  1. I'm beyond excited to see the beyond retro shoot and ahh elvis is a sweetheart! I love your waistcoat and necklace. xxo

    thisisfrom-matilda.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. thankyou! I'm so pleased, they were so fun to shoot!x

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  2. ah you look awesome as usual, loving the waistcoat. cant wait to see the pictures x
    The Frill Seeker

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  3. A really beautiful outfit! You look stunning and I love the patterns!

    http://www.sarahprowse.co.uk/

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  4. yay Hoxton! I'm from Hackney but I've never been to Hoxton Market. (shame on me) It looks great! Your photos are always amazing

    aida
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    http://sunshinesuperwoman.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. thankyou! yeah I'd never been before, but it was real cute :)

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  5. That place looks lovely, and Elvis is sooooo cute!! Super excited for the beyond retro photos too.
    xxx
    http://hellopookie.blogspot.co.uk/

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  6. I love your waistcoat, and Elvis just keeps getting cuter :)
    xo
    http://lilliputianlilac.blogspot.com

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  7. Your vest is perfectly amazing! Also, that soup looks really good~

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    1. thanks! and omg it was like THE best soup

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  8. very excited for the beyond retro shoot!!! you look lovely as always, especially love the prints <33

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    1. thankyou! yay I can't wait to show you :)

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  9. Looks like a fun trip. Absolutely adore your outfit - it all works so well together and looks fab. Awww Elvis is too cute! Lianne x
    Rubyrubyslippers.blogspot.com

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  10. Blog posts that involve 1, floral vests, and 2, gerbils= amazing!
    http://criticallycouture.blogspot.com/

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  11. I'm in love with your waistcoat <3 <3

    cultkid.blogspot.com

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