How doth the busy bee…

A quick catch up on some recent outfits is due I think! Firstly, a trip to the cinema to see Kung Fu Panda 2 and Harry Potter πŸ™‚ I find cinema seats can be kinda prickly, so I wanted something long to sit on, and I didn’t fancy jeans, cos many of mine are a bit tight πŸ˜› Not so comfy for sitting hours at a time! So, guess what? I wore my maxi skirt. Again πŸ˜› It really is the best Β£8 ever spent!

Outfit: Skirt – Boohoo; Blouse – Mum (charity shopped?); Belt – Grandma; Brogues – Charity shopped; pendant watch – Dorothy Perkins.

Something slightly more casual! The first thing my Mum said when she saw this outfit was ‘ooh, you CAN match things! You don’t often!’ Thanks Mum :/ Apparently she meant that I usually prefer contrasts to matching, but I wonder if that was just an attempt to dig herself out of a whole πŸ˜› Also, we had a disagreement over the colour of these shorts. Please help me sort this out once and for all…what colour are they?!

Outfit: Jumper – Mum (charity shopped); Shorts – Jane Norman via Charity shop; Tights – Peacocks (I think :P); Necklace – Clothes swap πŸ™‚

Yes, there is always a belly dancing outfit, but that’s because I am constantly experimenting with things to see what works and what doesn’t. I go to class every Tuesday, and therefore every week I have a different outfit, and sometimes they are much more interesting than what I wear the rest of the week! (I am currently in an old school sports top and leggings, with a shower cap on…very fetching :P)

Outfit: T-shirt – Firstly Mum’s, then Dad’s, now mine!; Silk skirt – Trefriw Woollen Mill (of all places!); black veil/scarf – donation to my belly dance collection via Lizzie; plus various scarves and belts accumulated from family and friends.

Lastly, what I wore to visit a family friend last Thursday. I didn’t know what I wanted to wear, but when I looked in my wardrobe I noticed I had put this blouse over the jeans, and they matched rather well. It grew from there! I want to do a separate post on my recent ‘projects’ as they are beginning to pile up…but this blouse is one of them, made in a couple of hours last week. It matches theΒ culottesΒ I made before we went on holiday πŸ™‚

Outfit: Blouse – home-made; Top – clothes swap; Jeans – Primark via charity shop; Belt – Grandma; Shoes – Stead and Simpson; majority of jewellery is from charity shops and car boots.

I have such a busy week today! This morning my Mum helped me dye my hair (again) – photos to follow. We are leaving it on as long as possible to give it the best chance to take as I didn’t strip my hair back beforehand. That means nearly 7 hours! So I get the lovely chance to sit around the house all day in scruffy clothes and a shower cap πŸ™‚ Nice πŸ™‚ We managed to get dye everywhere – on my leggings, on both our faces (don’t ask :P) and even on the carpet! oops πŸ˜› Well, Mum has been wanting to redecorate the bathroom….

The rest of the week, we have to do the weekly shop tomorrow, followed by belly dancing; Wednesday we have visitors that Mum hasn’t seen for about 25 years! That should be interesting. Thursday I actually have nothing planned…maybe a trip to help my grandparents sort some more boxes?? πŸ˜› Friday I have bits and pieces to sort out before next week and the week after, Saturday we are off to North Wales for a dance workshop and then Sunday is my Grandma’s birthday and also my friend Lizzie is coming to visit πŸ™‚ On top of that, I have a dissertation questionnaire to rewrite, trains to book, plans to finalise…and probably something else I have forgotten! Oh well, at least it stops me getting bored!!

‘If you want something done, ask a busy woman’ ~ not sure who said this originally, but I associate it with my family πŸ™‚

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About awishisarainbow

I have recently finished my degree in Linguistics, and now living back in Mid Wales facing the real world. I love to travel and take photographs. However, I spend more time making clothes and jewellery, and just generally filling my wardrobe with all the colours of the rainbow!!
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4 Responses to How doth the busy bee…

  1. I am all packed for belly dancing next Tuesday! πŸ™‚

  2. yeeeeed says:

    Love your blouse you wore for the cinema…and the outfit with the yellow jeans! πŸ™‚

  3. Lauren says:

    That skirt in the second photo is just breathtaking! What a total ‘wow’ piece ❀

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