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Summer Lovin’

18th July 2013

pink Figaro

Ole, ole. Ole, ole. Feeling hot. Hot. Hot.

Life is currently one big holiday thanks to this rather unexpected heatwave. Highlights have included: strawberries, shortbread and cream at the Cherwell Boathouse, punting, my gorgeous niece’s 2nd birthday party, my sister’s Victoria sponge cake, sunbathing at Magdalen College, the Oxford Botanic Garden, salted caramel cheesecakeΒ in the Ashmolean rooftop restaurant, a work summer party complete with bouncy castle, shopping in Chelsea, gnocchi primavera and Eton mess at the Bluebird, Kings Road, chilled drinks on the Thames, sunsets, open windows, late night swims, a holiday haircut and a new vintage summer dress. I hope the sunshine is bringing you oodles of fun and long may it continue!

hollyhocks
Magdalen College
Orla Kiely bag
birthday cake
Oxford Botanic Garden
Oxford Botanic Garden
Oxford Botanic Garden
Oxford Botanic Garden
Oxford Botanic Garden
Brooks
Chelsea
MCM

Top – Boden | Skirt – Toast | Sandals – From a boutique in Santorini
Bag – Orla Kiely | Sunglasses – Prada

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16 Comments

  • Reply Kylie 18th July 2013 at 12:09 pm

    Your life sounds (and looks) like a lovely, old fashioned novel – especially to a girl living in Australia.

  • Reply KatGotTheCream 18th July 2013 at 12:10 pm

    Yum scrum to all of the above. I love the idea of decorating a cake with chocolate mice. Also, I like to buy authentic leather sandals when I'm on holiday in Greece too – the perfect souvenir!

    • Reply Candy Pop 18th July 2013 at 12:18 pm

      Any excuse for white chocolate mice! (they spell my niece's name – 'Fifi')

  • Reply found and sewn 18th July 2013 at 12:57 pm

    Wow! You are having a great summer. I love your gold sandals. I'm off punting for the first time next week…hopefully it stays sunny xx

  • Reply CraveCute 18th July 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Thank you for sharing your dreamy photos! I am happy you are having a nice summer, enjoy the sunny days!

  • Reply Daisy Ethington 18th July 2013 at 4:55 pm

    Cool Car….!!
    Daisy~

  • Reply Victoria Eales 18th July 2013 at 6:50 pm

    One day that car will be mine!!!

    Victoria
    FlorenceandMary.com

  • Reply ZoΓ« Power 18th July 2013 at 8:50 pm

    Hurrah for summer! And making lovely memories πŸ™‚ Tonight we ate al fresco with a glass of vino in a gentle breeze – long may it continue! Lovely summery pics – and I want to see your new dress! xx

  • Reply Katie 18th July 2013 at 10:45 pm

    Absolutely gorgeous pictures!

  • Reply Ana Vallejo. 18th July 2013 at 10:47 pm

    Lovely photos! I love your bag,
    I follow you on Bloglovin and GFC, xx.

  • Reply Rubyred 19th July 2013 at 9:51 am

    Fabulous shots as always! Love your new bag, matches so perfectly with your pretty top!
    Sounds like a you're having lots of fun this summer!!
    Rachel x

  • Reply The Faerie Factory 19th July 2013 at 10:58 am

    Gorgeous summer snaps as always, love love love that Orla Kiely bag such a wonderful colour ~ Sarah x

  • Reply Hannah 19th July 2013 at 11:21 am

    Sounds like you've been having a wonderful time! Long may the summer continue!

  • Reply Vanessa and Jana 19th July 2013 at 1:14 pm

    Absolutely love those pictures. So very pretty and the colours come out so nice.
    All the best from sunny Berlin,

    Jana & Vanessa

  • Reply Candy Pop 19th July 2013 at 8:26 pm

    Thank you all for visiting!

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