Sunday, 27 October 2013


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I generally try to avoid making excuses for why I haven't blogged but I'm just going to say: moving. no internet. computer passed out (again). followed by a nice round of hysterical cyber-bullying. Anyway, I'm back.

A birthday in three parts: the first, a heavenly dinner with enough wine that I didn't notice the clock ticking me into a new decade.

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The second: a birthday picnic in my new apartment before we brought the furniture in. I'll give you a proper tour when the last box has been broken down. On this occasion, we put blankets on the floor and I enjoyed no fewer than FOUR birthday cakes.

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Alicia, who made me a wonderful little wooden birdhouse necklace!

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The guest book!

The third: a quiet home-made dinner with two close friends who couldn't make the party, with chocolate brioche and warmth and laughter and yes, very red light!

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I was worried I'd feel sad being away from my family but really, it's just another birthday, and I couldn't have felt more loved in the home I'm building in my adopted city.


Closet Fashionista said...

Yayyy!!! It looks like you're having a great time in the new place! Can't wait for the full tour ;)

Anonymous said...

Happy belated birthday girl! Sounds like the celebration was non stop, hoe fun!

Cee. ♥
Code Overdressed

Emily, Ruby Slipper Journeys said...

Thanks ladies! I'm still dreaming of my chocolate guinness cake!

Kezzie said...

Happy birthday!!! Phwoar, look at that cake!!!!! X

Anonymous said...

Looks like your friends really made it a nice celebration for you. You're so lucky!

Rubies and Emeralds said...

Happy Birthday! Your pink and white gingham dress is adorable and it looks like you had a lovely time.


Ashley said...

Seriously, cyber bullying?!?


Anyway, look at all these new beginnings for you! I see a lot of smiles. Some of which are from Victor (wink).

summertime dreams said...

Cyber bullying!?! Some online harassment definitely played a large role in me taking a step back from the internet this past year. And your romantic life(at least those parts shared thus far).
Maybe we should talk...
I think you may have accidentally stumbled upon my life while you were in Montreal??