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Super Sunday: Bex's last Sunday as a Belfast resident

I love living in Belfast. It's something that given the notorious history, and sometimes present, of this City that I tend to forget. But the time has come for me to take a break from small city life and move back home for a while. Home being Antrim; a mere 30 minutes away.

So being my last Sunday as a city dweller I decided to make the most of it. I got my  Blanket Cape on and off I went. 


My first point of call was Ground Espresso in Waterstones. I'd heard a lot about this up & coming local chain and really wanted to sample their wares. 


And I certainly did sample. Between myself and my friend Sarah we got through a Chocolate Orange hot chocolate, a Snowball steamer made of Coconut, White Chocolate syrup and soya milk (to make me feel better about myself) a Warm Chocolate Brownie and the best Bacon & Cream Cheese Bagel I've had in years! No joke. Also if you haven't had Sukí Tea before then their Belfast Brew is a classic and delightful.



Between catching up with Sarah, and just generally chilling on the Internet, I ended up spending about 3 hours and it flew in! The staff were lovely and didn't mind me taking up a sofa in the middle of an extremely busy Sunday. I'll definitely be back there!




After Ground I went for a dander round my favourite shops. Partly just for some aimless wandering through town but also to window shop some things I want for my new place. 


I could actually buy everything in Avoca. Never has a place made me lust after doorknobs so frequently. It's safe to say all of these will probably end up being purchased at some point. 


Continuing the kitschy cuteness in Cath Kidston & Paperchase. I think this owl clock is perfect.


The first Christmas jumper I've worn since I was 5 from H&M. I kinda loved it. And the famous Blanket Cape from Next. So comfy!

I finished the day by meeting up with some more friends and heading for a less glam KFC and to the cinema to see Mockingjay Part 1. All in all a great wee day. And the perfect way to say goodbye-ish to Belfast. I'll be back for work on Monday morning ;)



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