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Colchester

We had planned on going to London, but we woke at eleven and decided Colchester was a better option, haha!
With its endless charity shops, a lovely park, quirky clothes shops, the old Roman capital is literally perfect. Its the nicest town near where we live so this year, we have frequently found ourselves jumping on a train; me with a book, the boy waving to random passengers in passing trains and relishing the short journey.

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We headed to Cex first then wandered around the charity shops... the boy kindly bought me a lovely sailor jacket (originally from h&m) from the British Heart Foundation and its perfect :) I have also won two more coats on eBay recently, but thats for another post!
We also found another bargain; three of the original Star Wars videos for 75p, thank you Colchester Cats protection!

After a quick bite to eat in their Wetherspoons (the food took a while but it was worth the wait) we got on the train home; a perfect Saturday afternoon.

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skirt - topshop (xmas present last year)
jumper - topshop (£15 in the sale)
coat - primark via a blog sale (£12)
shoes - barratts (£12 in the sale) - these are a recent purchase ;)

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