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Cambridge (and i'm 24!)

It was my 24th birthday on Saturday, and as myself and the boy had not been to Cambridge for a while, we decided to venture there (accompanied by clear skies and warm air much to our delight!)

We ambled about the beautiful streets, gawping at the University buildings and churches, and wished that we could afford to up sticks and abandon Chelmsford for good. You cannot compare the two burghs and it is a great shame my parents decided to settle for the former Roman settlement.

A couple of snaps of Cambridge's beauty;

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I spent a little of my birthday money (a pair of shoes, a pair of owl socks, a t-shirt, 3 CDs and a second-hand book about medieval england), and soon dragged the boy off to the pub where I enjoyed a vodka and coke, and a creme cheese bagel. As the designated driver, he had to make do with a coke (and a huge bowl of chips covered with cheese and bacon), but he did not complain ;)

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The rest of my birthday was spent huzzahing over the fact that my OU History course starts in February, and that my mother bought me a bottle of Jack Daniels. The bottle has now been polished off, and we celebrated Burns' Night in style... see below.

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pajama shirt - topshop (part of a set - £22)
kilt - topshop (£15 in the sale)
scarf - topman (£12ish)
tights - topshop (£8, 7 years ago!)

My next blog-post will be in regards to the fine King that is Edward III, and will cover the years 1326-1330. 

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