Christmastime mistletoe and wine

We put our Christmas tree up at the weekend. Its massive, my dad must have picked the fattest one in the shop. I just love the smell of them, gets me in a festive mood. There is just something special about a real Christmas tree isn't there? I wasn't really that fussed about the big day until we put the tree up and now I can see all the presents its getting me excited!
I have actually been really good so far, usually I have a feel of all my presents, Im not one for surprises! But Ive managed to stay away. There just seems to many for me too look through and I can't be bothered!
I can tell its Christmas too by my cold i've come down with. My sinus' always make a special appearance at this time of year and its always a week before deadline day which is terrfic. Im not too worried about handing my work, Ive actually been quite organised this year and have done most of it, just waiting for lecturers to hand back the drafts so I can correct whatever needs doing which hopefully wont be too much! Im trying to motivate myself to complete my reflective essay today while eating a pile of chocolate that my brownies brought me.

Haha you can see a bit of my reflection in that decoration!

This is the extent of Christmas decorations in my room. It used to be my Grandads and sings wiggling it bum when it has batteries in it! My room is not very festive looking! Although I have spotted a cloth Merry Christmas vintage style banner in Next that I fancy stringing from the shelves. I might treat myself, will only work out £7.50 with discount.

Once again thank you to all the new followers. I still cant believe that eight people are interested in what I do. Big hug to everyone!


Music Monday - Your like a Journalist, the way you cut and paste and twist

I know this is not fashion but a lot of fashion is influenced by music non?
Anyway im going to feature a new band ive discovered, a guilty pleasure or just one of my favourite bands that I can listen to over and over again every Monday.
First up is one of my all time favourites:

The Libertines
I know there has been a lot of negative press about Peter Doherty, to be honest most of the time he deserves it, and this overshadows the band. There was a time where I would defend him to death but now hes had two many second chances. Lots of people already have their opinions made up about "druggy pete" but they should forget all that and just listen to the music. He is an amazing songwriter and some lyrics are just divine. "There are fewer more distressing sights than that of an Englishman in a Baseball cap" ranks right at the top of my list.

After listening to both albums on repeat and trawling the internet for demos and EPs, I finally got the chance to see them live at Reading this summer after 6 years of waiting. Oh it was an emotional time. I stood watching them with a lump in my throat, loving the interaction between Pete and Carl. The twosome were finally back together again.
Thanks to Meg I can now attach a video :) Enjoy, here is up the Bracket. One of my favourites.

I really want one of those red military jackets.

All images are from various sources on google. The video is from Youtube.


Tis the season to be jolly

It was the work christmas do last night and it was a free bar, So naturally I took full advantage if this, so much so that my manager commented on me drinking the bar dry. Well Im a student so im all over free things. It was a brilliant night, we went to a Greek restaurant in town. I must have spent the whole time on the dance floor according to the photos posted on facebook. I never realised what silly faces I pull while dancing!

Anyway I wore my beloved leather shorts out. I was more excited about wearing these for the first time than I was the fact I was going out intially haha! They are my new favourite things and im already putting together outfits that I can wear next time im invited out that include the beauties.
Ive tried to show you the pussy bow in the blouse but its not turned out too successful!

Horseshoe Blouse: Primark

Leather Shorts: Topshop

Tights: Primark

Shoes: New Look

Charm bracelet: Links of London

Nail Varnish: Rimmel

I havent got a picture of my shoes because I was taking it from a funny angle they all looked like I has thunder thighs! But I wore my black wedges from New Look that I have featured a few posts down.

1 Christmas party down and 4 to go!


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