Sunday, May 22

- Sunday Summary: Outings in London & Fitness Update...

Fairly often in the blogging world, I come across bloggers apologising for their absence/lack of posting (and I'm definitely guilty of this myself), so I wanted to say a big "yay" to myself for actually sticking to posting twice a week.

I haven't done one of my summary/lifestyle type posts lately which seems odd as I've been super busy so have plenty to share, therefore I thought I'd give you a snippet of what I've been up to lately. I've managed to spend weekends exploring various places in and around London, so if you're looking for recommendations feel free to have a nosy.

WHIPSNADE ZOO:

I'm definitely a big kid when it comes to zoos; they instantly take me back to my childhood and there's just something about seeing animals happily playing. I hadn't been to Whipsnade before and was surprised at how big it is, the animals had plenty of room to roam around in and looked well after. It was such a windy, cold day, but I kind of like how the grey skies look against the aqua penguin pool *thinking of the positives whilst I was cold to the bone*.

RICHMOND PARK:

In complete contrast to the weather above a heatwave decided to strike London a week or so afterwards, so out came a picnic and maxi dress. Me and Rob spent a wonderfully sunny Sunday lounging around in Richmond Park, and I managed not to get burnt! I bought this beautiful maxi dress from H&M a few weeks ago and absolutely love it. The print and style is just perfect.

HAMPSTEAD HEATH:

The sun shone again last weekend so we decided to explore Hampstead Heath, a place I've been meaning to visit for a while now. I'm always so surprised at how many stunning, green spaces there are in London, you wouldn't think you were in the capital famous for its pollution and hustle and bustle at all. Hampstead Heath has plenty of ponds (with cute cygnets at the moment) and there's Kenwood House for you to snoop into for free.

And lastly, I wanted to share some recent climbing photos as I haven't taken any in so long. I can't believe it's been around two years since I started bouldering now; I go every week and it's such a good example of why exercise doesn't have to be boring. I posted a video of me doing a routine here if you're interested.


And that's all from me for now. Let me know in the comments below any suggestions of places to visit/things to do next!



KAREN
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17 comments:

  1. That maxi dress is so pretty! London in the sunshine is just the best. Still so impressed with the bouldering, it's definitely a great way to exercise!
    Amy xx
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  2. the sunshine makes such a difference, it's great to see you've been enjoying it! i tried bouldering for the first time the other week and to my surprise, had a fun time haha. great pics x

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  3. Looks like you've been having a lot of fun :)
    I'll have to take note of these places so I can visit them too!

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  4. Look what God made, so beautiful, he is Great. Luvly pics
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  5. Such gorgeous pictures, thanks for sharing! I think your blog is lovely also, let me know if you want to follow each other! x

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  6. It's SO difficult to keep up regular posting with a job, I started with 3 times a week, and only managing once atm :/ so well done :D Looks like you've been busy! Loving the maxi dress, that weekend of weather was sooo nice, shame it never lasts! xxx

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  7. I really want to have a visit to the zoo now haha it's been ages, and your maxi dress is SO beautiful! By the way you have body goals and no wonder cos you're so strong hahah I am jealous girl xxx

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  8. Richmond park is a favourite as its so huge and the deer are beautiful. The zoo Noah would definitely like, what a contrast in the weather Lucy x

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  9. Great photos! Looks like you had an amazing fun!
    Xoxo,
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  10. I've never been to Whipsnade! I think I might have to convince the other half to take me, love your maxi dress too sweets! :) xx

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  11. Awesome! I have always wanted to try wall climbing and these photographs have tempted me to try it even more so! It looks like so much fun and a great workout too.

    Lovely photographs and glad you enjoyed your London outings!

    Laura xo

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  12. I'm also a big kid when it comes to Zoos. hehe I've been to Whipsnade and really enjoyed it. Will definitely try to go back soon. Love your bouldering photos too. I've been thinking of giving it a go. Where do you practice? :) x

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  13. Looks like you've been up to a lot of fun things! I love the zoo too and how cute is your maxi dress?

    Tina
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  14. I love zoos! Your maxi dress is just gorgeous and I love Richmond Park - only been once but I was stunned by how beautiful it is. x

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  15. so many places I need to visit when I am back in London. Whipsnade Zoo looks like so much fun, I'd love it as much as my daughter since I'm still a big kid at heart haha! Love your maxi dress btw x

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  16. wow, seems like an eventful day! The zoo looks awesome!

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  17. What a fun month you have had I love Richmond so beautiful. The rock climbing looks like good fun and a great way to stay fit Lucy x

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