Home comforts

Tower Bridge, London (January 2013)

Another Saturday, another day spent wandering the Southbank and grazing our way round Borough Market. I love to explore my glorious adopted hometown whenever I get the chance but it’s been cold recently and apparently all the sane people spent the weekend hibernating. After a couple of hours outside we decided that might be a good idea.

I’m pretty sure I’d have caved and gone home earlier had it not been for my super-cosy scarf; when I was at home over Christmas my lovely Nanna gave it to me, she’d hand-knit it just for me. Cutest thing ever. (And I love the colour combination when wearing it with this coat!)

The rest of the day consisted of 30 Rock, various calorific snacks, fresh pyjamas, a hot water bottle and copious amounts of Yorkshire Tea – all while ignoring the fact I have some serious packing to do prior to this week’s big move. Surely what Saturdays are all about.

Tower Bridge as seen from More London PlaceTower of LondonBorough Market, LondonBronze scale model of More LondonBritain at War museum, London BridgeMore London Place water featureThe Shard, as seen from More London PlaceTower Bridge & City Hall, LondonHay's Galleria, LondonHMS Belfast, LondonWith Tower Bridge, London

What I wore: REISS wool coat (via TK Maxx*) | Clarks patent brogues (old) | Marc by Marc Jacobs bag | Scarf handmade by Nanna | Kate Moss for Rimmel lipstick in 01

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  • http://electriceunice.blogspot.com/ Eunice

    BEAUTIFUL photos :) You had a lovely day!! And let me just say – you look gorgeous and I can’t get enough of 30 Rock – I can watch all the seasons back to back and not be bored :)

  • http://www.ellecroft.com/ Elle Croft

    Great pics. I adore Borough Market, it’s one of my favourite places in London!

    • http://www.lifestyleflash.com/ Becky | lifestyleflash.com

      @Elle_Croft:disqus we still need to arrange our Borough date! (And don’t think I’ve forgotten about your email, once I’m all moved I’ll get back to you!) x

      • http://www.ellecroft.com/ Elle Croft

        No worries! I’m about to move as well so I know how time-consuming it is :-)

  • http://twitter.com/stylebyladyg Geraldine Looker

    Amazing pictures. Made me feel homesick!

  • http://twitter.com/SamHeathcock Samantha Heathcock

    Love the photos Becky – you’ve captured some of my favourite places in London. Loving the scarf too!

  • Abbie

    Cute love the outfit Becky! X

  • http://twitter.com/fashiondotty Sarah Harradine

    Lovely photos, make me want to live in London. And the scarf is super cute! I love Nannas.

  • http://twitter.com/mat_buckets Matthew Pike

    nice area to spend some spare time

  • http://theprintedsea.blogspot.in/ Ira

    Awesome post! And I love your blog:)

    Check out my blog:)


  • http://arosieoutlook.blogspot.com Rosie

    Gorgeous photos as always, I love that you do so much exploring, I get the impression there are a lot of people who live in London who don’t do any of the tourist-y stuff or spend time seeing all the sights and so on but I know if I lived there I’d never run out of things I wanted to do or see! I love London but my other half is a seaside type and comes out in a cold sweat if he’s too far from the sea so we could never live there (he is a country mouse at heart) so I enjoy living vicariously through you! xo

    Rosie // A Rosie Outlook

  • http://www.thestylebox.com/ The Style Box

    Your photos are always so lovely. You have a wonderful eye for detail x

  • Vilte Staneviciute

    Awwww, good ol’ London!

  • http://twitter.com/chiaweb chiaweb / Chiara G.

    I’m sorry I didn’t read carefully the post about your moving, I hope everything will be ok, I learned that easier doesn’t mean better! As long as you’re both happy there’s nothing wrong!