30.3.11

28th march

so had a lush day for the boys birthday..

we are so so busy at work and everyday the Boys to do list is just growing and growing.. but we had a rare moment of - f**k it - lets take the afternoon off and go to Cambridge.. had such a good time - got the train at 3 and we're in the centre shopping by 4.. I got a lush new dress from Zara and the boy a jumper from Reiss.. we then finished off the day at Jamies Italian - something we know well from Bath - so it was good to experience it in a different city..  we know the menu and waiting formula but as we got there really early chose to chill out in the bar for a while before committing to dinner.. luckily as it was monday and still early - 7ish - we didn't need to wait for a table and had a delicious feast.. as good as Bath easily! it's so relaxed and yummy in there - we enjoyed our beers and yummy wine and managed to get the 9 o'clock train home..

these photos are taken from lunch - which was a feast of potato cakes with smoked salmon and philli followed by giant carrot and banana cake and tea - so yum! Jake was on fine form with his new waving skills and we also gave him a little lemon to try for the first time.. such a fun game!













and look what we - the boy - got! eeeeeeekkk a kerry special - going to get this bad boy framed then popping him up in the kitchen! wow ho very exciting!
Check out Kerrys blog here and shop here - well worth a look if you've not been there before!

5 comments:

  1. Sounds like a perfect day...and that cake looks delicious, I could do with a piece now. x

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  2. Sounds like a fab day, happy birthday to your monsieur! That basil looks gorgeous, great photos as usual.
    Is Jamie's Italian, Jamie Oliver's resto?
    xo

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  3. yep - It's a chain of Restaurants he's opened - they make all their own pastas and bread and have set menus using local produce. I think it's great, really well/fairly priced with delicious wines and menu! I also like the fact you can turn up all dressed up for dinner and have a romantic evening or turn up in jeans and hoodies after you've been shopping and feel equally as comfortable!

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  4. Sounds awesome. I'm adding eating at this resto to my list of things to do when I visit England one day :)

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  5. Hello, just come across your lovely blog. I have that very drop print... it's in our family room over the sideboard and it's bloooody LUSH! Love your photography.. just got myself a cuppa and going to have a good read. Lou x

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