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Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Dear July.

The picture doesn't really have any relevance to this post at all, I've just been reminiscing over pictures of the Harry Potter Studio Tour. I think I'm going to have to visit again this year, maybe for Hogwarts at Christmas? I'm craving some of that very sweet Butterbeer! Until then, re-reading all of the books might be in order...

One of my least favourite things about myself is my inability to get back into the swing of things after having a little break. I have been nothing short of awful at posting over the last three months and I'm not even entirely sure why. But I've missed it a lot, so it's definitely time to find some more time to dedicate to both writing posts and catching up with my favourite reads.

Summer is in full-swing. And by that I mean it's currently raining. Not just a little bit, but a lot. The weather presenter just described it as 'almost biblical'. But I'm not complaining. I've learned that I don't enjoy summer as much as I did when I lived beside the seaside. Summer in a land-locked county just isn't quite the same. But I'm keeping my fingers crossed for at least a few more weeks of uninterrupted sunshine before Autumn arrives. It has a magical happiness bringing quality that even I (the grumpiest person ever when it's too hot) can't deny.

The majority of last weekend was spent live streaming Glastonbury. It looked like it had an incredible atmosphere, but I'm quite glad I avoided all the mud. I don't think I'm brave enough for festivals anymore! The London Grammar set was utterly beautiful, they're a mighty talented trio!

How are you doing? I've missed talking to you! Do you have any exciting plans for July?

- Jennie xo
 

38 comments:

  1. I really wish it was summer here! The nights are getting far too cold to do anything fun :(

    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

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    1. Cosy nights in are lovely too <3 xo

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  2. I really, really want to go to the Harry Potter Studio Tour, it looks amazing!
    Hope you have a lovely July, Jennie <3

    Jess xo

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  3. It's been raining every day where I am! I think you'll be able to get back into blogging. -Hanna Lei

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  4. I'm the same, getting back in to the swing of uni after the summer is going to be a nightmare! Aah I wish I lived beside the seaside like you used too. I'm off to Tenerife on Friday and July is my birthday month so hopefully it's going to be amazing! I hope you have a wonderful July. x

    What Rachael Wrote

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    1. Ooh I hope you had a fabulous time! xo

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  5. A perfect English summer then?! I really want to do the harry potter tour again, maybe later this year!

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  6. Hi darling:) The weather is awful also in Italy..but I've just come back from Malta, relaxed and a bit tanned, so I keep my fingers crossed for a sunny July!!!
    kisses
    Martina

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  7. I don't think I'd cope with a festival either, I'd miss my home comforts and shower too much! xxx

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  8. I too am loving the fact that Summer is here!
    I love not being cold all the time which is a bonus.

    Your photo made me desperately want to visit the studio tour. I cannot believe I haven't been yet.
    Jade x
    www.jadeddaily.co.uk

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  9. Im loving that we're actually having warm sunny weather, makes me feel inspired. I have a busy July ahead with 3 Birthdays to celebrate & a Wedding to attend. Not like me to be so sociable. Im looking forward to reading your July posts & hope you had a nice mini blogging break
    http://www.letstalkbeauty.co.uk

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    1. Ooh it sounds like you have a lovely month planned! xo

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  10. Such a lovely post, and I can't quite believe its July. Majorly envious too of anyone who saw London Grammers set...amazing!

    Belle ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  11. I take ages to get back into the swing of things too so I feel your pain! James and I were meant to go to Harry Potter world last year and I have no idea why we didn't… maybe this year will be the year. I'm travelling a lot this summer, US at the moment and Russia next. I'm also having a couple friends to stay in August which I am so excited about, I love hosting people and having people to stay! xXX

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    1. It's such a good day, totally recommend it! xo

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  12. I love the Harry Potter Studio Tour, I think it'd be wonderful at Christmas :) I'm home from uni for the summer, it's so lovely to be by the sea. Having said that, I've been doing work experience and have spent a lot of time this week in an office, which isn't quite as fun! Have a lovely month Jennie :) xx

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  13. Even just seeing that photo makes me want to watch Harry Potter, sadyl I've still not been to the studio :(. July has started well for me as I've got a new house! Apart from that though I haven't got any plans other than working and catching up with friends!

    Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

    xx

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    1. You must go one day, it's amazing! xo

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  14. Hello Jeannie! I feel like I haven't read one of your posts in ages, it's good to see your words again (I always feel like your writing has such a distinct voice).

    I'd love to go to The Harry Potter Experience again in winter: drinking Butterbeer near Christmas, hopefully in the snow, would be perfect. 'All hands on deck, Granger!'

    It hasn't been very sunny here either - sweaty and stuffy but not very sunny. But, like you, I have a habit of being a grump if it's too hot!

    I hope you're having a lovely July.

    x

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    1. Aww thank you sweet! It would be extra magical at Christmas I think <3

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  15. Hello to you and Ralphie bunny.
    Hope your keeping well. Would you believe, I spent an afternoon doing a similar cosmetics clearout too. Weather is lovely, have a lovely July month.

    x

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  16. I know how you feel. I haven't been very good about posting either. It's hard to get back in the habit and I'm not feeling so inspired lately!
    Fxx

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    1. It sucks when inspiration seems to completely disappear, I know that feeling all too well! xo

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  17. I also spent the weekend streaming the Glastonbury festival (The 1975 were my main reason, as well as Clean Bandit and George Ezra. George Ezra. I mean, GEORGE EZRA!) ;) and at the same time studying for an exam (which I fortunately passed. I think it's due to the motivating power of the festival music, ha!)
    I wish you a wonderful July, Jennie!

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    1. Yayy congrats on passing lovely!! xo

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  18. Wishing you a wonderful July lovely Jennie; you deserve it! <3

    Sophie | soinspo xo

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  19. Camping and seas of mud have never floated my boat, so festivals will never happen for me! The WI are trying their best to talk me into going glamping next year, though...

    Hope July's been good to you xx

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