Food poisoning and a combination of other things were not how I planned to spend my weekend of "complete and utter relaxation" but I guess the universe had other things in store.
Abi, being the psychic wizard that she is, invited me to take a quick trip to Cambridge with her for a few days.
"A change of scenery is important, especially when you have weekends like yours. We can watch the show choir perform and then go galavanting around the colleges!"
It was time to pull myself out of the doldrums.
We packed, got on a few trains and before we knew it we arrived in our gorgeous apartment.
My father is absolutely obsessed with interior design and house renovation programmes.
As a teen, anytime 'Location, Location, Location' or 'Grand Designs' was on, the family would gather around the television and watch episode after episode. Mainly because he would hog the television. I realised his interests were starting to rub off on me when he called to tell me that we were getting new carpets throughout our house and I got excited. The level of excitement one would get if they were gifted open return tickets to the Seychelles or something. Is "I'm turning into my father" a thing that's commonly said? If so, I'm living proof of that.
Anyway, I digress.
I immediately fell in love with the colour scheme of the living room. So much that I completely disregarded the rest of the apartment!
I never thought green could look so nice on kitchen cupboards or blinds. Let alone walls...
^ this second lamp picture is necessary - just incase you missed the previous one.
I'd definitely recommend renting an apartment compared to booking a hotel room if you're travelling around England. It works out a lot cheaper and you have tons of additional space at your hands to do the silly things such as prancing around or normal things like inviting guests over. Abi and I booked this a day before our arrival and ended up saving £50 between us so take the risk and book closer to the date! Click here for the details. (Alpha Apartments)
^ the lamp...
It was time for the galavanting to commence and as spring had finally sprung (tysm baby jesus) I opted against my usual all black ensembles and tried colour.
More on our adventure in the next post!