There’s something about going home to your parents’ house that just makes you feel like you’ve been sedated, isn’t there? I arrived back in Isle of Man for the first time since June on Friday and I’ve been exhausted ever since. Tell me I’m not the only one who gets like this? I think it’s just your body being like, okay, Mum’s got ya, you can relax now. Aaaaand snooze.
Between naps on the couch, I struggled out of my comfies (mainly borrowed from my mum) and into this little outfit for a few drinks in the sun on Douglas Quayside.
If you don’t know much about the Isle of Man, this post about one of my previous trips home is a good introduction. Let me know if you’d like to read a post about everything there is to do on my Diamond Isle/Craggy Rock and I’ll whip one up for ya.
Outfit of the week: the striped bodycon and white faux leather jacket
For a cold Crabbies in one of my old haunts, I decided on a H&M striped bodycon dress. (Mainly because everything else in my suitcase needed ironed and aint nobody got time for that.) I paired it with my new white faux leather jacket from Zara. I’m kinda in love with it but wearing white gives me major fear of touching anything that might possibly be dirty, which made it hard to relax in any Isle of Man pubs.
I also wore my trusty blue Converse because we walked to the pubs and the only other shoes I packed are heels, and my staple leopard print sunnies. I think I’ve owned about ten pairs of Converse since I first discovered side-fringes and woe-is-me-lyrics when I was 13, and they’ve served me through festivals, city breaks and my brief affair with the gym. Seriously need to buy some proper trainers.
And then I forced my mama to take these pictures of me in front of an Instagram-friendly blue wall attached to a bike shop.
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