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March Snapshot

Another month of 2017 has gone and here is what I have been up to. It has also been a good one for Instagram, I saw 200 followers and over a 100 likes on post!

  • 1st March is St Davids day and i celebrated by get myself two bunches of daffodils 
  • Took a trip to London for a very special reason and while we were there...
  • I visited the Lego Store to by my wonderful husband a birthday present 
  • Day in London ended with an amazing lunch in The Goring
  • Kent to visit family 
  • Dinner at Steak of the Art for Mark's birthday 
  • Birthday cocktail in Pitcher and Piano for Mark
  • Tried out the new All bar one at Westquay
  • Went to my favourite Maritimo Lounge again
  • Went for dinner at Cosmo 
  • Had lunch at Red Dog before Mark headed off to sea again  
  • End of the 6 Nations, which saw an end to the England rugby teams run of wins 
  • Start of the F1 season - Sunday afternoon naps on the sofa are back 
  • 6 hour session to build a lego VW van which I got Mark for his birthday 


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