Sunday, 16 November 2014

A Weekend Away


















It's a bit of a photo heavy post today but I just couldn't narrow these down any more. As you'll probably know Karl and I headed off to London last weekend as part of my prize for winning the #NextLFWModel competition and we had such a lovely few days away. We stayed in the Sanderson Hotel, ideally situated right behind Oxford Street, and it was so beautiful I didn't want to leave. The room was beautifully decorated with white minimalism as the theme, with voiles rather than doors and an a-m-a-z-i-n-g queen sized bed that I could have just stayed in for days. It's probably a good job we only stayed for one night as it was only after Karl had eaten two small boxes of Pringles from the mini bar that we realised they were £4.50 each! Safe to say I almost fainted! Anyway we visited the poppy display at the Tower of London, went to the theater to see Charlie and The Chocolate Factory (which was one of the best musicals I've ever seen; I'd definitely recommend it!), went ice skating around the Christmas tree at the Natural History Museum and obviously went to Harrods for macaroons (also peering around at the Chanel bags that I can only dream of...) and ate beautiful burgers at Five Guys. All in all a successful couple of days and it is safe to say I'm very disappointed to be back in the very dull north east! Sending lots of jealousy over to all the city dwellers right now!

Huge thank you to Next for organising all of this and running such an amazing competition! It was a well needed weekend away and Karl and I both had a wonderful time!

Amy x
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  1. I love the pictures, looks like you had great fun! Those chairs that hang from the ceiling are something I'd love to have in my own room x

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  2. Really enjoyed this post,beautiful photos! xx

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  3. This was such a lovely post! I loved everything about it :) That food made me soo hungry haha:)


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  4. This looks like such a lovely day, I'm so jealous of all the amazing looking food!

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  5. Really great photographs. Sounds like you had a wonderful time! Congratulations on winning. X x

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  6. Aw such a lovely weekend away, the ice skating looks so cool near the museum. The hotel room looks TO DIE FOR wow that chair! x

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  7. Omg I must admit I can't get over the first pic hehe. Would love it if you could also check out my luxury brand giveaway worth £150
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  8. Looks like so much fun! Great pics :) xx

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  9. All of these photos are so pretty and the food ones had my tummy rumbling!

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  10. I love photo heavy posts like this! The hotel room looks gorgeous and you seem to have had such a lovely time! Love the coat you're wearing in the ice skating shot xx

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  11. Looks like you had an amazing time, these photos are great!!

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  12. Sounds like you had an amazing time Amy! I saw Charlie and the chocolate factory earlier this year and it was fab, such an incredible muscial! x

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  13. Fab photos! It looks like you had a really lovely time :) I really want to go and see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now, definitely need to make a trip down again soon! xo

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  14. I love photos diary posts like these and what stunning photos you have here. Looks like you had such an amazing time! Don't you just hate how much of a rip off minibars are, always giving out to the boyfriend when he gives in to the temptation and grabs stuff out of it! x

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  15. Gorgeous photos! looks like you had a wonderful time:)

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  16. beautiful photos! :) glad you had a great time. I really want to see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory x

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  17. I'm glad you had a great weekend! And the pictures are amazing!!!
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  18. Lovely pictures, it looks like you have had a great weekend. thank you for checking my blog out
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  19. looks like an amazing weekend! you really deserved it :)

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  20. These pictures are so lovely and wintery! Looks like you had a lovely time x

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  21. the pictures are lovely! It looks like you had a great time!

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  22. Lovely pictures, looked like a fun weekend x
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  23. These pictures are Amazing and you're so good at taking them that a post full of pictures doesn't bother me at all.
    Those macarons made me crave sweets :(

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  24. This sounds like such a lovely weekend, I'm glad you and your boyfriend had a good time!

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  25. So much delicious looking food, so jel!

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  26. WOW what an amazing trip, I love BOTH of the chairs- the lips and the little half ball thing hahaha. Also love your next outfit xxx

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  27. Looks like you had an amazing weekend, the photo of you two skating is sooo cute! :) xx

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  28. Looks like such a good weekend! The food looks incredible :)

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  29. Looks like you had a great time! Amazing photos and delicious food!:)

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  30. Awesome pictures! I love Five Guys!

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  31. Omg looks/sounds like an amazing trip! You deserved to win it lovely :)

    Also five guys is my fave! It's making me hungry thinking about their burgers haha!

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  32. Ohh my god I really want to try Five Guys!! Fab post petal and thanks for the lovely comment. Just started following your blog :)

    Hannah xx

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  33. These pictures are beautiful, such a gorgeous post! I really want to go ice skating and explore that area a little more. Sounds like my perfect trip! Hope you had a lovely time ️xxx

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  34. Lovely photos! Are those Laduree macaroons, yum! I love weekends away and it looks like you had a fab time!! Xx

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  35. This literally looks the best weekend in London ever, you did absolutely everything that I would've done! You got some gorgeous photos too, I just got a new SLR for my 21st and I'm itching to go on a trip somewhere so that I can use it for something other than bloggy product photos. I haven't been to see a musical in years, the last one I saw was Legally Blonde and it was amazing! Such a nice alternative night out. It was lovely to chat with you in last night's #lbloggerschat also!

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  36. Those big red lips though...and the food! Glad you had a fun time, I'm desperate to go back even more so now 👌😙 curiousaliceloves.wordpress.com

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  37. Sounds like a perfect weekend! You can't beat Five Guys <3

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  38. Looks like you had lovely weekend. Photos are beautiful too :)

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