I got some great bits and bobs and was instantly cheered up on quite a dull day! I was mainly looking for red and green clothes to wear to my nephews Christmas fete/fundraiser at his playschool which we like to call monkey school because he is a little monkey. I am volunteering and because I am quite short I have been picked to be Santa's elf.
I made a haul video as soon as I got back basically then got everything in the wash so the elf bits were ready for Saturday. I did very well finding everything I guess you could call it luck!! I also got my hands on some nice vintage pieces.
I will style the majority of my 2013 "thrifted" items for a lookbook for both YouTube and here. I am without a tripod at the moment so I find taking pictures of my self on timer difficult as I have no where sturdy to really place the beast I call Priscilla. I also get my new camcorder for Christmas so any ideas of which one will be greatly appreciated.
I had a very busy, tiring and productive day today (Thursday). I have been helping my mum at her cleaning jobs for the last month as her colleague has been in Saudi Arabia visiting her husband that works out there. Today was the last day at one particular house and my mums been very tired lately, its a three story house so I pushed hard, did extra and we were able to have a coffee and natter with one of the ladies that lives there. She even gave me a Christmas present as she knew it was my last day...how sweet!
We then went for a cheeky splurge in Waitrose (the most convenient shop on the way home, not our regular place). I say splurge but mum got a my Waitrose card to save money whenever we needed anything from there and we saved a grand total of £5 if you play it right you can get some great offers!
After that we went home and were greeted by my brother asleep on the sofa and very pale, his partner who had done our house work and my nephew causing havoc and scaring the cat. They had popped by for a visit and decided to stay and surprise us. My brother was really poorly so we let him rest and it was 7pm before he fully came around enough to leave but he hogged my sofa all that so that was quite annoying!!
My poor head (and ear) couldn't take much more and a simple trip upstairs at about 6pm to change into comfy bottoms saw me nod off and nap for about an hour only to be woken up by Caelan screaming "HAYLEY WAKE UP, COME ON AUNTY HAYLEY WAKE UP OH GOD SAKE HAYLEY" I honestly don't know where he picked up "Oh for god sake" from but even in my sleepy head state I chuckled at that one. I was surprised they left me asleep after all I wasn't even the poorly one. After lots of yelling bye and blowing kisses from the door we came back into the warmth and plonked ourselves down. The rest of the evening was quite and Emmerdale related.
I found out yesterday that my interview at college is at 10am on 19th December my friend is taking me and I am both nervous and excited. I am hoping to go back to college (again) to do a NCTJ Diploma in Journalism. It will be four days a week two at college and two at our local news paper Portsmouth The News.
I cannot get anywhere with my chosen/dream career without this Diploma so I rely on getting into college for this course. I am dyslexic and I don't have the best grades, my English grades are not fantastic but I have a good knowledge and understanding and English was always my favourite subject. I also have an A level in photography from the same college in which I gained the grade B.
I write for www.birthdaymagazine.com and have written for a number of other online magazines in the past. In order to help with my application and future I applied for 12 more writing positions via indeed for online/home based or unpaid fashion writers. It will keep me busy and also get me my well needed exposure and experience.
Well I hope I have not bored you with all of that!!
Here is my YouTube video of what I picked up on Tuesday.
I hope you enjoy watching my videos?
I would like to thank those who welcomed me back after my little blogger break, it is very much appreciated but for some reason I couldn't reply to comments?
Enjoy the rest of your week Thrillies