Five Things – Week 59

Russell Howard

Five Six Things I Did This Week

  • On Tuesday I went round my other halves house to have dinner and it was nice to see his parents again as I had only briefly met them back in January.
  • On Wednesday I went to the Olympia for Marketing Week Live which was good fun and due to being out of the office this was followed by a cheeky shopping trip down Oxford Street including a few Lush products, a gorgeous leather jacket from Forever 21 and some unplanned beauty items from Selfridges.
  • Wednesday evening I headed to the Royal Albert Hall to see Russell Howard who was incredible. I don’t think I’ve laughed that much at a comedy show in a long time and it really made me feel happier about life.
  • On Thursday I went along to Renault to pay for and collect my brand new car. I could not be happier with it and I am so glad I took the plunge to buy exactly what I wanted. It might have been expensive but I know it’s going to last me for a long time.
  • On Friday I went into London for a birthday meal at Steak & Co with my other half and his parents. Last time the pair of us went here the meal was great and this was no different.
  • Over the weekend I took my other half to Paris to celebrate his birthday and it was a really nice weekend. We climbed Notre Dame, explored the Louvre, had some nice food, relaxed on a river cruise and had a great weekend.

Five Great Things To Happen

  • My old car got completely cleared out on Monday which meant it made a trip to my parents for my dad to clean/ sort the car out before selling. Aren’t family the best?!
  • I put my old TV up on Gumtree and then found both of my Tom Tom’s which have also gone up, I’m super happy as it means I could get a decent chunk of money to put towards a good day out or trip.
  • I booked tickets to see a show called Wonderland in the summer which is based on the story of Alice when she’s older, I also booked some tickets for a special event I’m going to take my other half too (keeping quiet in case he reads this) and Ricky Gervais who announced some extra London shows.
  • My passes for Lower Than Atlantis on Friday have been approved. I haven’t seen the band for what feels like forever so I can’t wait to catch them slay Brixton Academy.
  • After months of trying me and my friend finally booked ourselves in for a Shoreditch Art Tour. She has had a voucher for us since her birthday last April but finally we have a day.

Notre Dam

Five Things Which Sucked

  • Due to not having a huge amount of time in this week I ended up being awake until 1.30am on Wednesday evening just to do a bit of tidying and to make my flat liveable.
  • My dishwasher seems to have started leaking due to it moving in the cupboard space where it is housed in the kitchen which is a pain as it means more work for my dad to do to try and fix it.
  • I had an issue with one of my credit cards’ while paying for my car which meant I had to do some moving around of money to sort things out and it ended up taking a bit longer than I expected it would.
  • I saw a beautiful pair of boots in Office on the sale but they didn’t have my size. I went to check online but they were full price, it just wasn’t meant to be.
  • My other half had a sore throat on Saturday morning so naturally by Sunday morning so did I. Thankfully it seems to be easing but it’s still not 100% yet.

Five Things To Do Next Week

  • Make a start on clearing out my wardrobe as I pretty much can’t get anything in or out at the moment.
  • Do some baking this week. I’m thinking brownies.
  • See if I can organize and book a trip to see Beauty and the Beast at the cinema next week. The movie looks great and it will be a nice catch up with some of my friends.
  • Explore something new in London before my comedy show next Saturday evening.
  • Have a relaxing evening this week to have a soak in the bath, pop on a face mask and watch a silly movie.
What have you been up to this week?
March 13, 2017
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27 Comments

  • Reply Melanie Williams

    I hun, I need to start doing this, I have lots of lists, but end up getting in a pickle at times when things get manic! Thanks for sharing. Happy Monday 🙂 x

    March 13, 2017 at 10:42 am
  • Reply Sarah Bailey

    This was a fantastic week for you, with getting your new car and spending the weekend in Paris! I’m so glad your weekend in Paris went well, I would love to see Notre Dame and the Louvre as well. So sorry you both ended up with sore throats, hopefully you are back to 100% soon x

    March 13, 2017 at 11:04 am
  • Reply StressedMum

    I always love these posts, you always seem to have such a busy life. We went to Paris a couple of years ago and loved it. I would also love to see Russel Howard x

    March 13, 2017 at 11:54 am
  • Reply Stephanie Merry

    Sounds like you had a busy week, glad you had a fab time in Paris! x

    March 13, 2017 at 12:27 pm
  • Reply mydreamality

    What a busy and great week! I love reading this series. x

    March 13, 2017 at 3:07 pm
  • Reply Natasha Kendall

    I always seem to find myself cleaning late at night too. I always get a pump of energy to clean the bathroom at 1am. It’s so weird haha. x

    March 13, 2017 at 3:10 pm
  • Reply Megan @ Lush to Blush

    Oh my gosh, I ALWAYS end up getting into projects in the middle of the night! Sounds like you had a wonderful time in Paris 🙂

    March 13, 2017 at 5:22 pm
  • Reply Ana De Jesus

    Oh my goodness Paris and Russel Howard it sounds like an amazing week. I really want to see Russel Howard he is one of my favorites x

    March 13, 2017 at 5:40 pm
  • Reply lisa prince

    oh wow what an exciting week youve had and a new car ? wow

    March 13, 2017 at 5:40 pm
  • Reply danasia

    Your weeks are always so jammed packed with fun things to do! It’s awesome that you live close enough to Paris to visit over the weekend!

    March 13, 2017 at 5:41 pm
  • Reply Hannah Latoya Bond

    Looks like you had a good week. I saw Russell Howard a few years ago, he was amazing x

    March 14, 2017 at 8:44 am
  • Reply Talya Stone

    Wow what a fab week you’ve had. There’s nothing like seeing live comedy and I bet Russell Howard was brilliant!

    March 14, 2017 at 12:39 pm
  • Reply Helen Jacob-Lloyd

    Such a busy week! We saw Russell Howard live a few years ago and loved it, he’s one very funny man 🙂

    March 14, 2017 at 7:39 pm
  • Reply Lyndsey O'Halloran

    You sound like you’ve been super busy this week!

    March 14, 2017 at 10:28 pm
  • Reply Mim Jenkinson

    Yay to the new car! You’ve had a busy week 🙂 I need to jump onboard with the decluttering next week too! x

    March 14, 2017 at 10:40 pm
  • Reply Stella Kashmoney

    I am recovering from a horrible sore throat too. Congrats on your new car x

    March 15, 2017 at 6:49 am
  • Reply francesca

    Awesome that you managed to find both tom toms and have put those up on gumtree with the tv!! I would defo put that towards a good day trip too!! I hate when I find something nice out shopping and they don’t have my size!!! 🙁

    March 15, 2017 at 9:56 am
  • Reply Anosa

    I guess I need to do the clean up wardrobe as well! Congratulations on your new car! I’m also looking forward to see the Beauty and the beast.

    March 15, 2017 at 2:51 pm
  • Reply Lubka Henry

    SHoreditch Art Tour – I didn’t even know of such a thing. I’ve missed on this!

    March 15, 2017 at 5:55 pm
  • Reply fashion-mommy

    I really need an Oxford Street shopping trip soon, it’s been ages.

    March 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm
  • Reply Anosa

    Sounds like you’ve have such an amazing week. I lost out on a really good car (first car) that I wanted to buy and I am so gutted. What kind of Renault car did you get?

    March 15, 2017 at 8:37 pm
  • Reply Rachel Nicole

    I’m so jealous you went to see Russell Howard, I was supposed to see him last month but he cancelled! xo

    March 16, 2017 at 1:21 am
  • Reply Rachael Phillips

    I love Russel Howard, he’s most definitely my secret crush.

    March 16, 2017 at 5:09 pm
  • Reply Hungry_Healthy_Happy

    I would love to see Russell Howard. I don’t think I have missed one of his shows on tv.

    March 19, 2017 at 10:26 am
  • Reply Hayley

    I love these posts! Paris is my favourite city 🙂

    March 20, 2017 at 10:18 pm
  • Reply Jazmin Williams

    Russell Howard is amazing! I still sing his version of the National Anthem when it’s played on any sporting match my stepdad watches. And Paris… c’est magnifique!

    March 24, 2017 at 10:08 pm
  • Reply The Quiet Resolution

    Ahh what a lovely week you have had. Office always do the best boots and I do have a soft spot for Russell Howard!

    March 26, 2017 at 8:29 pm
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