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London!!!!

On Friday, myself and the boy ventured down to London for the day. We started off in good old Forbidden Planet where it is impossible not to feel overwhelmed! The boy purchased a comic book of some sorts and I purchased an awesome Gandalf figurine, it was reduced to £7.99 so that was a bonus.
Oxford Circus was the next stop, if you are in the area, go to the HMV, there is a really cool display at the back of the shop; Bag End!
Topshop was the next stop, twas absolutely mental in there (when isn't it?) and found a perfect grey dress in the sale. I shall blog about that at a later date. The sale was slightly disappointing but I rarely walk out of Topshop empty handed :).

Next stop, was the Natural History Museum. It was a spur of the moment decision because we had our hearts set on Brick Lane.... alas, we got lost in Whitechapel... nuff said.
Anywhoo, the museum was super and I thoroughly enjoyed eyeing up valuable rocks, jewels, animal bones and fluffy birds. When it came to dying of thirst, a coke and apple juice cost a fiver!!!!!!!! It was however, most refreshing.

The highlight of the day was seeing Milton Jones. Tickets were booked a year ago so we were very excited. The support act, Chris Martin reminded me of a certain Mr Howard ;)

Piccys and all that jazz, trench is my beloved treasure found on AsosMarketplace.com  cardi is old Oasis and dungarees playsuit is Topshop (via ebay).

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