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Thursday, 12 July 2012

23rd Birthday Happenings..

I asked on my latest post if any of you yummy lot would like to be nosy parkers & see what I got up to over my birthday weekend. The general consensus was ‘yes, please’; & let’s face it, everyone’s a little bit nosy right? :) I know I am!
It was such a busy, lovely weekend, jam-packed with activities, & LOTS of walking.
So, prepare yourself for a very heavy photo post…

Firstly, we dropped our bags off at the hotel. 


How pretty is this building!? It’s St Ermin’s Hotel, in Kensington, so reasonably central :)

We then headed on down to the National History Museum, as the boy hadn’t been there before. Of course, I found a fox..

Daniel had booked us in for an afternoon tour at the London Dungeons. I’m not gunna lie, I was CRAPPING myself. I love scary films & books, but when it comes to me being physically involved in an unknown situation, I freak oooout! It was great fun, but I came out rather sweaty from being so tense the whole time haha.
Nandos was the next stop, NOM, we literally wolfed our meals down in a matter of minutes, before scuttling off to see MATILDA THE MUSICAL waaaaaaaaa. Never, ever, have I been so god damn excited. I am a huge Musical fanatic & this has been top of my list for a long time. It didn’t disappoint on any level; & I think I can quite confidently say, even if you’re not a musical fan, that you would love this.


How pretty is the set too? I want to go & see it again, & again. Who want’s to take me? ;)

I was pretty pooped after that day, so it was a quick cheeky cocktail & then beddy byes for us. Sunday morning we were up bright & early for a deee-lish breakfast at the hotel..
..before walking to madamme tussaudes. I’d never been before, & it was on my London to-do list, so I was really excited! The wax figures really are incredible, & the place is HUGE, seriously, you definitely get what you pay for. I’m not sure it’s something you’d do more than once in your life, but it’s a great thing to experience.

Shopping was next, courtesy of the boy ;) If you want to see what I picked you can have a watch of my recent haul video, here.
<3
We then travelled home on the train to get up super early again for THE HARRY POTTER TOUR, que second ‘waaaaaaa!’ of the post! Seriously, it was incredible. Have any of you lovelies been too?






BUTTER BEER!!!
So, that was my birthday weekend in a nutshell! I had such a wonderful time, & as slushy as it sounds, I am very lucky to have such a lovely boy who spoils me rotten.

What's your favourite thing to do in London?

16 comments:

Lauren said...

I really REALLY want to see Matilda!
The set looks amazing!
And HP tour looks awesome! I went to the theme park in Florida last year and it was amazing! :)
Hope you had a lovely birthday my dear :)
Xo

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WonderfulYou said...

hey lauren :)

ahh, seriously you have to go & see it, it's so brilliant. no, way, i'm SO jealous you went to the Florida one!

i had such a lovely time, thank you :) xx

daniella-r said...

That sounds like such a fun weekend! I really want to go to the HP studios and try some butter beer! Jealous :)
Daniella x

http://daniella-r.blogspot.co.uk/

limesandsmiles said...

All this looks so much fun! I like the pictures, I hope to visit the HP studios one day too Ixx

Katie Frank said...

those pictures look so good, it seems like you have fun!
i've never been in london but im going to go and to be honest, i have no idea what to do there, cus i have so many ideas, i just dont know where to start.. london is too entertaing i guess. anyway its my dream to go there.
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X

Lauren Jay said...

Your hotel looks AMAZING! x

WonderfulYou said...

mmm Daniella the butter beer was so good! definitely worth going, if only for that!xx

WonderfulYou said...

thank you lovey :) xx

WonderfulYou said...

Katie there is SO so so much to do in London, i think you could easily spend a month there and do something new everyday. All of the places I went were reasonably close to one another, & i'd recommend visiting all of them :) xx

WonderfulYou said...

Lauren, it was seriously ace. I wanted to stay forever!!x

Suzanne said...

I am so jealous of all the Harry Potter ness, I'm dying to go!! How amazing is Matilda, I saw it last time I was in London, soooooooo good!! xx

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WonderfulYou said...

YAY! A fellow Matilda-see-er, haha. Oh Suzanne, it's literally incredible isn't it? I couldn't get over how amazing the cast were. I was beaming from ear to ear the whole time! xx

yessie said...

Butter beer sounds amazing! Your hair in that beer photo looks so cute!!!
New follower to your lovely blog!

Hollie said...

I went here in May loved it! Felt so magical. Hope you had a nice time at Matilda too! x

Rachael madeupoflittlethings said...

I have to ask .... what does ButterBeer taste like ?? xx

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Charlotte said...

Sounds and looks like you had an amazinggggg time! X

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