The Birthday Blog Post

So… hi, guys. I’ve been MIA for the past few weeks. I can totally explain, though. I have been battling with a nasty chest and cough that still hasn’t gone away but has made me so exhausted I can’t even tell you. I’ve also been without a phone, after misplacing it for the best part of a week, and without my phone there is no blog as my trusty (though can a phone be trusty after less than two months? Answers on a postcard!) Galaxy 4S is my camera until I can get a decent digi-cam (or batteries for the passable one I have).

So, there will be a plethora of posts over the next day or so. I hope to get back into the swing of things properly, though!

As for nowwwww, I bring you: THE BIRTHDAY BLOG! A bit late as my birthday was on the 1st of May but still, I want to share my birthday funnage with you!

PLEASE NOTE– I am not bragging. In any way, shape or form. I just like sharing things with you all! And trust me- the presents I got? Amazing!

This year was a bit of a frugal one, but I still got some absolutely amazing things from the family and friends. I woke up on the Thursday morning with a small but perfectly formed assortment of goodies on the dining room table, and had to be a grown up (AGAIN) and wait til everyone got back from work to open them all. Although it wasn’t so bad this year as I had work to go to, too! Quick note to whoever’s listening- work on your birthday? Who thought THAT was okay!? I will have serious words!

I got two bears for the superhero costumes I already have, so I am pleased to announce that Thor, Bear of Thunder and Captain Abearica have joined their comrades BatWolf and Bear Vader. I also collect the big Disney plush toys, and after completing my Beauty and the Beast collection at Christmas have decided that I will next collect the Seven Dwarves. Well, I only have one left to get now as my brother and parents got me Dopey and Doc! Hoorah!

I also got the Real Techniques Starter Set- the whole blogosphere knows that Real Techniques are some of the best brushes on the market, and after loving the ones I already have (the Core set and a couple of singles) have been coveting this lot for a while now. Finishing the birthday pile are two sets of earrings from my bestest friend and the Catching Fire DVD!

I got a little bit of birthday money, too, which I spent on three beautiful, cloth-cover editions of The Lord of the Rings. Collecting different editions of LOTR (especially and including The Hobbit) is something I’ve been doing for a little while, now, and I picked up the matching cloth-cover edition of The Hobbit for a discounted price in The Works a while back, but I’m also hoping to make these the first in a collection of cloth- and hard-cover copies of different books. My mind is very much on SOMEDAY SOON (hopefully?) having a little hovel I can call my own, but who knows when that will be? God, I love being a graduate in this economic climate…

I had a fab birthday, finished on the Saturday with a meal at Chimichanga’s in Amersham. Normally, I can’t fault this place but that night we were waiting sooooooo long for our table, after making a half-eight reservation it was closer to nine until we were sat down. Not good! The food was amazing though, as always, and I certainly enjoyed my Chimichanga Fizz (shared with my mum- ahem!). On the old visage, I wore some lovely makeups!

I believe I wore my current default base (Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin + Maybelline The Matte Maker) and my MAC blusher in Pinch Me, MAC Viva Glam III (SUCH a gorgeous, almost vintage berry shade, who said berry is just for winter?) and shades from my Urban Decay Glinda Palette on the eyes. I should have written it aaaaaaaaall down on the night, dangit! Also my earrings are cool, doncha think? Primark, where else!

About Hannah

I'm Hannah. Almost thirty, qualified teacher. Goth, vegan, Hufflepuff and Hordie. I like bats, skulls, glitter, tombstones, vampires, werewolves, ghosts, mummies, ghouls and zombies, Disney, musicals, Harry Potter and Star Wars.
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