Saturday, 19 February 2011

Saturday Starbucks

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This morning, a very pleasant time was spent with my dad. We visited the Literary & Philosophical Society (the 'Lit & Phil'), an old library in Newcastle upon Tyne, which I believe to be an absolute hidden gem if, like me you adore old books. I roped him into some picture taking, which you'll see in a few days and afterwards we went over to Starbucks. We ate a strawberry cupcake (me) and an apple doughnut (him) and drank cappuccinos, listening to the pitter-patter of the rain outside, cosy and content in each others' company.

37 comments:

fashion clocked said...

such a great way to spend a day and you make starbucks look very divine!!Katie.xx
fashion clocked

Gawgus things... said...

Ahhh, what a lovely way to spend the day. Seems to be raining everywhere at the moment! Hasn't stopped here in Paris :(

Fashion Junkie said...

THAT sounds amazing. I love spending time with my dad as it's actually not something we do often even though we actually work together.

sacramento said...

What you describe is a true poem on the magic of little things. And the joy of feeling every moment.
Have a wonderful weekend.
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Candy Pop said...

I want that cupcake!

YELL YAHODOVÁ said...

yummy =)

Harriet said...

Looks delicious and sounds divine! What a lovely way to spend a day, and what great company!

Georgina said...

Gorgeous! I adore Starbucks. I love that there's a red lipstick mark on your mug! I like your shade of nail varnish, too - what is it?

PinkBow said...

Georgina - it's Chanel's Miami Peach

Beth Retro said...

LOVE this! i love starbucks. and their cupcakes... and i love old books! sounds like a perfect morning. funnily enough i often go out in the same way with my dad, partly cos he likes photography too :) it's great!
i hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend x

julialuckett said...

This makes me so happy. I also have a craving for a big, wonderful latte like it's my job! Hope it was as delicious as it looks!

Julia

lisa said...

you look like you had a fantastic time with your dad :) your starbucks photos are super cute!

Shamini said...

oooh! yummy cupcake!
and how sweet is it to spend the day with your dad...
:)
xoxo
Sham

Lauren said...

Mmmmmm I want Starbucks now!

Kristin said...

We went to the 'bucks today and their machine was down. Sadness! Your gorgeous photos make me want my 'cino even more!

jennifer june said...

Ohhhh i never knew about this place! will definitely be checking it out on a break from uni next week! i love discovering new places! ive lived in newcastle all my life, but i still keep discovering little hidden gems :) thankyou!! xx
ps. could just eat that cupcake right now!!

Carina said...

Aw how wonderful. I enjoy looking through old bookshops, and old books too:) The cupcake looks so yummy.

xx Carina

Leia said...

Sounds like a lovely day!

Leia

Sher said...

Oh your day sounds wonderful, and the cupcake looks so yummy:)

xx

janettaylor said...

OOooh, looks so great!

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Little Lj said...

You can never go wrong with Starbucks - hit me with a skinny cap and skinny stem ginger muffin stat!

Moon said...

Too bad we don't have Starbucks here in Belgium! Every time I'm at a Starbucks (on business or travel in any country but my own) I get my coffee there. It just feels a little more special then that cup a coffee you pour yourself in the morning...! I'm glad I'm not the only one taking pictures of it :)

Berta López Soler said...

Starbucks always is a best place for have a great moment with someone & THE COFFES ARE DELICIOUS.


Kisses from a spanish fan of your blog.
Xoxo
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Fashion, Art and other fancies said...

Trust you had fun with your Papa.
And how sweet of you to share those precious moments with us in pictures.
Have a nice Sunday. xx

Tashrin said...

Simple decadence......just what you need to make life's little moments special.

Honestly I have never thought a simple strawberry cupcake from Starbucks can look so delectable.

Look forward to hearing from you

Love

Tashrin from Toronto, Canada

Cassidy said...

Yum! I was just in starbucks the other day and I saw their cupcakes, but I have yet to try them!

vintagereflection said...

Love how your cup cake matches your outfit! x

Ena said...

Sounds like a lovely day! I like going to Starbucks too. And I love the shade of your nailpolish! Too bad I can't try it because of my sensitive skin.

*Ena*

Natasha said...

These are lovely photos and your day out sounded lovely too. xxx

Filipa said...

that's so nice to spend a day with your dad :) he's got obviously a good taste- apple doughnut is my very favourite from starbucks! :P

Ruth said...

OOOH! THESE LOOK SO GOOD!

sapphirewhisper said...

How can you not smile when you see a pink frosted cupcake!

nina-im-wunderland said...

i am really craving a cupcake right now

Kejt said...

I think I am in love with your photos<3
you´re amazing
have a nice day and sorry for my english.Kate

vint junky said...

I have devoured many a Starbucks cupcake for my breakfast!! But they look so much prettier when you photograph them ;)
xx

zeste de citron said...

very cute :)
xoxo

Des said...

My favorite Starbucks coffee is a white chocolate mocha with a shot of hazelnut. The world is a better place after I have this.