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Monday, 27 February 2017

Weekly Love #8



1. Pub Quiz

On Tuesday evening, I went for a catch up to the pub quiz at The Woodstock in Didsbury, with my friend Laura and a few others. When we used to live in Didsbury we were always at this pub, but I hadn't been in so long. I love a pub quiz too, and recently was saying that I wanted to go to a regular one. This one was quite hard, but we had a brain box on our team (although, I did quite well in the music round if I do say so myself) and it was great to catch up with one of my closest friends.


2. Boxing

After trying rock climbing a few weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to start doing more activities and incorporate them into my fitness routine. I've always fancied boxing, so when I saw that Bell's Gym in Altrincham were doing a taster session, I signed me and my friend Jacinta up. What I didn't realise was that it was a HIIT circuits class. I've never done HIIT before from fear that I might pass out, but I actually really enjoyed it. It was only 30 minutes, but we did 8 different exercises 3 times and I'm still hurting today (Sunday) whilst I write this!


3. Dough

On Friday evening we had a work night out to Dough Pizza Kitchen in Manchester. I hadn't been for a few years, but I remembered how nice the pizzas are, and being quite the food addict, I jumped at the chance of going - and obviously to spend quality time with my colleagues... I had the Piccante which was amazing and had chilli, parma ham and chorizo! The last time we all went out was for our Christmas do but I had to leave early as I was going to Hamburg the next day, so it was great to have a longer night out with everyone.


4. Come Dine With Me

On Saturday we had our next 'Alphabet Come Dine With Me' at my friend Siobhan's house. The letter was N and she did Nepalese food. We ended up getting a takeaway from a place in Chorlton which was amazing. We had poppadoms and dips to start and momo's (a sort of meat filled dumpling), two different types of stir-fry meat, a lamb curry, deep-fried naan bread and rice. If you're observant, you'll realise that the last time we did CDWM it was the letter O for Oman and if you know the alphabet you'll realise that O comes after N, but due to people being busy and work commitments, we had to do it this way round!


5. Walk

On Sunday afternoon, a group of us went for a walk to Styal Mill with my friend Sophie's dog, Ferryn, who I hadn't met. She was adorable and such a good dog to go for a walk with! It was nice to get outside in the open and do something a bit different as a group, plus the walk itself was lovely. It was raining a bit on and off but that didn't really bother us, and definitely didn't bother the dog!


6. Roast Dinner

After the walk on Sunday we went for a roast to a pub called The Ship, which was about 5 minutes away from Styal. It'd been a while since I'd been out for a roast dinner and this one was one to write home about - it was amazing. We ended up spending over 3 hours in the pub just catching up and putting the world to rights. I had a roast dinner wrapped up in a Yorkshire pudding (let's just take a minute to think about that...) and a sticky toffee pudding for dessert. A great way to end a Sunday!


7. Sorting Out My Life

As we'll be moving soon, and I don't have any full free weekends, I decided that it would be a good time to go through all my drawers and get rid of the paperwork that I didn't need anymore. I managed to go through 6 drawers and it felt so good to actually make a start on it. I've got a long way to go, but it made me feel less worried about it - and I found so many nice memories from over the years in there. Sometimes it pays to be a hoarder.

xx

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6 comments

  1. Mmmmmm your roast dinner looks SO GOOD! x
    Sophie Cliff

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    1. Omg Sophie, it was amazing!
      If you're ever over this way, I would highly recommend :) Xxx

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  2. We need to go for our roast soon!! x

    www.hannahgetshench.com

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    1. we do we do we do!!
      Anything involving food :)

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  3. I love a good pub quiz! I really want to give boxfit a go sometime. xx

    Lucy x | lucy-cole.co.uk

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    1. It was exhausting but so fun!
      The actual boxing was my favourite :) xxx

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