Happy monday everyone!
Hope you’ve all had a great start to the week. My day was so so but I’m meeting Gabriel later to see Moonlight which I’m excited about 🙂
My weekend was yet another productive one! I woke up stupidly early on Saturday and met G at Pure Gym in Greenwich. I worked on hamstrings, back and abs. For two hours. Ugh.After gym I went home to shower and made myself a late breakfast. Avocado, salmon and eggs.During the day I did laundry, cleaned my room and waited for G to arrive with Emelie and her things! I’ve got a new flatmate, yaaaaayyy! Super excited to live with her! And to talk more Swedish! So many good things 🙂
To celebrate her arrival we ordered takeaway from Kin Kao (not the one in Shoreditch, there’s another Kin Kao near us!) and opened a bottle of fine South African wine.After dinner we poured some more of that wine and got ready!
We decided to visit our new neighbours at Novotel, the bar and restaurant Bokan.
Bokan is on the 37-39th floor of the hotel with the most insane views.We sat at the bar and Emelie, who works in the hotel industry, gave me her thoughts haha!Look at this pretty drink I ordered.. with a huge amount of ice! They had a machine which melts ice into balls.. I kind of want one myself.
After two cocktails each we met my friend Kay at a bar in Liverpool street and continued there.
We’re very typical swedes. We ended up wearing skinny black jeans, black top with high neck, heeled boots, long black coat and scarf, haha.
The next day I woke up with a headache but I had an exciting meeting back at Novotel so I forced myself up and got ready.
Bokan looked totally different in daylight and I almost prefered being able to see all the stunning interior.
Those brown arm chairs are goals.Beautiful marble coffee table.Grey views over the riverAfter my meeting I met up with Emelie and we had brunch at Tom’s Kitchen, a local favourite.
I spent the rest of the day on the sofa watching Collateral Beauty (with Will Smith and Keira Knightley) and on Pinterest. Late at night (10pm, I’m a granny guys) I get a call from G and he says he’s 10 minutes away. He brought me apple pie from Mcdonald’s!!!! Ahhhh love him love him love him.
Great ending to my weekend.
Good afternoon everyone!
Hope you all had a lovely weekend – I sure did 🙂 Unfortunately my week at work started off with complaints and negativity. Bleh. Anyway, here’s a long post about my weekend, haha.
On Friday I met up G after work and went to this pub in Notting Hill. We ended up staying there for a while and had food and desserts with two of his lovely colleagues.
On Saturday we woke up bright and early and went for a walk in Bermondsey (was meant to visit White Cube but it was closed) and bought this:YUM!
I then left G and went to The Marylebone, a bar/pub on Marylebone High Street, where a colleague celebrated his bday.I wore an off the shoulder top from Asos and my fave black jeans from ZaraShannon, Tamara and Hannah <3Birthday kid and his matesEmelie joined us as well! Yay!Someone (I think Khaled) ordered pizza and we dug in. Nom nom.
I had such a fun afternoon/evening at the bar with my colleagues and highly recommend The Marylebone for private parties! The room we were in had seating and tables and lots of floor space. The very patient bartenders were super helpful and in a good mood all afternoon (we were there for a while, haha). A massive thank you to them!
After a copious amount of cocktails I met up with G and we went to Shake Shack in Canary Wharf.
I ordered a Shackmeister and G ordered a double Smokeshack and a hot dog. This man can eat, I’m telling you!The burgers were insanely good (perhaps due to the alcohol levels in my body) and I would definitely go back. The service could’ve been better but I guess it’s not really a priority as it’s a “fast food” chain. Either way, it’s better than McD in my opinion!
On Sunday I made some kind of version of french toast and ate it with lots of cinnamon, jam and honey (not all at once) whilst watching Nocturnal Animals, a film directed by Tom Ford.
The film is about a woman who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, asking for her opinion. We follow her story as of right now, but also the manuscripts story – a story inside a story. It is violent and quite scary but also visually beautiful, thanks to Tom Ford. I highly recommend watching it!
G had been a little upset about the fact that I’d taken all my girls to Hoxton Grill but not him, so I booked a table for us to have their classic Sunday Roast.At Hoxton Grill we were joined by Nam 🙂I had the beef roast, G had the lamb and Nam ordered the veggie burger with sweet potatoes. The boys also shared a mac n cheese. Don’t know how they managed to eat it all.For dessert we shared a brownie with peppermint ice cream (do not recommend..) and carrot cake (do recommend!).In the evening we watched yet another film called Passengers, I’m sure you’ve all heard of it!
Passengers is about a spacecraft travelling to another planet with 5000 people, but malfunctions. Two passengers wakes up 90 years early and we get to follow their journey inside their very high tech new home.
Another film I definitely recommend!
That was my very productive but relaxed weekend 🙂 Puss!
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