Like the colours in autumn, so bright just before they lose it all

Today was so miserable; it was wet, windy and dark. I had no desire to get out of bed. I call these days ‘jumper days’, they are the type of days you need a big warm cosy granddad jumper on. This is my new favourite jumper; I picked it up from Oxfam a couple of weeks ago for a fiver. BIG TIP: Look in the men’s section! It is perfectly oversized and so super cosy; I also love the pattern on it.

Little news update from yesterday: I volunteered in the charity shop again and got to use the pricing gun – it was thrilling stuff. Also the lovely man who comes in every day spoke to me for a good hour and it was the best conversation I have had with someone in ages. He told me all about the club he goes to on Mondays (for people with learning disabilities) and how he collects key rings. I have secretly ordered a key ring with his name on it off eBay for a little Christmas present for him… I also am hopefully going to volunteer at the club – I hope I can make him as happy as he makes me!

How has your week been?

P.S. This week was a great week for my sweet tooth. I finally got hold of some oreo chocolate and oh gosh it lives up to the hype. I have consumed far more bars than one girl ever should. Also when I was in my local newsagents what did I spy? NERDS! I did a little dance right in the shop I was so thrilled. I love nerds, they are my favourite sweet and impossible to get hold of so I am a happy happy girl right now (gosh the little things make such a difference).


42 thoughts on “Like the colours in autumn, so bright just before they lose it all

  1. Hi Elizabeth! Thank you so much for your nice comment on my blog! It’s always lovely to meet fab new bloggers! That’s brilliant you are volunteering and what a sweet thought to buy that man a keyring!
    I remember nerds! They were reallly yummmy, I didn’t know you could still get those! The jumper is great too! I am always stealing my boyfriend’s old jumpers when he doesn’t want them, they are super snuggly and big!

  2. Hi dear, I like the name ‘jumper days’, i have many of them too! This is a cute and cozy one. So benevolent that you volunteering, nice to see kindness around 🙂 Oreo chocolate!! Haven’t seen that before here, I am already thinking up dessert ideas with that one!

  3. Hello there 🙂 I simply wanted to thank you for your lovely words on my blog 🙂
    I love the jumper 🙂 It’s so pretty and it seems so comfy 🙂
    I see we both like to reference Taylor Swift in post names 🙂 ❤

    I find it so moving and brilliant that you are volounteering 🙂

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