Deadline Day & Cambridge Discoveries!

Wooo! My assignments are all in and second year is officially complete! Today was deadline day, so I got up early, had my routine last-minute panics, and headed to Cambridge with my boyfriend to hand them in and enjoy a day in one of my favourite places ever. Cambridge was particularly beautiful today.

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Top - Asos 
Shorts - Topshop
Shoes - Asos
Bag - Zara

We decided to go to Bills for a late lunch, which is without a doubt one of my favourite English restuarants I've ever been to. To drink I ordered a peach and mint iced tea, which was so refreshing. My boyfriend ordered a pink soda, but he drank it way too quickly for me to get a photo of it!

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For food I opted for something fairly light - the marinated chicken skewers, with minted cous-cous, pitta bread and tzatziki. If I could have this for lunch every day, I probably would. I know my boyfriend's food looks a little ominous, but I can safely say it was incredibly delicious, and something I'd definitely order myself (although it was on the specials menu!) It's chargilled Cumberland sausage with goats cheese mash and gravy.

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Next, we went for a walk around the gorgeous streets of Cambridge. If you've ever wondered what it's like, or why I love it so much, just take a look at these last few photos. Visually, it's beautiful, with stunning old architecture and interesting little side-streets. I lived here for two years, and I'm still coming across places I never knew existed. There's always somewhere that I vow I'll go to on my next visit. Imagine Covent Garden  or Chelsea/Kensington, but a lot less hectic.

Sorry if you don't like buildings as much as I do, I just find them so inspiring!

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And to save the best photo for last; if you're wondering if your eyes are deceiving you... No, you're right, that really is a man in a bin playing the guitar!

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I'd heard about this guy from so many people, but to me he was always like an urban legend; something you'd have to be in the right place at the right time to see. Part of me even thought it was an elaborate wind-up - but no, he exists, and here he is, in all his glory.

P.s: The sign says: If you feel inclined to take a pic, please be kind and leave a tip. Which, of course, I did. Definitely a well-deserved performance.


  1. I've nominated you for a Liebster Award here :)

    Lipstick and Mocha

    1. Thanks Carla! I've answered your questions <3

  2. Your shorts are so cute. I love the crochet detailing x


  3. I've never been to Cambridge but the town looks very lovely! Oh! Love your shorts as well xx

    1. If you ever get the chance to visit - definitely take it! Thanks xx

  4. I love your outfit!,great pictures and the food looks really yummy!


  5. Really nice shorts and lovely pictures :)
    Yay for finishing your year!


  6. Hey lovely! I nominated you for The Liebster Award! I hope you'll take some time and answer the questions on my blog :)

    Love, Sara Wallflower

    1. Hey Sara! I've answered them, thank for the nomination <3

  7. I love your outfit. Yummy food and great pictures. :)

  8. fantastic photos and fantastic place!
    I love your style and your blog.
    Would you like to follow each other? Please let me know, and if you have instagram let me,I want to follow you!
    http://miescueladetacones.blogspot.com.es/ Carmen.

    1. Thank you! Of course! My instagram is @elenavincentt x

  9. Lovely photos! ♥
    Would you like to follow each other? Let me know :)
    xoxo from Poland


  10. Great post and pics dolls. Sounds like you had a great time :) x

    The Belle Narrative

  11. Great pic, I really need to go to Bill's one day x

    Gegsy Lifestyle Blog

    1. I've never known anyone to not like Bill's, defo recommend! Thank you xx

  12. Lovely post, congratulations on finishing your second year of University. Cambridge looks like a wonderful place to visit and a man in a bin...I definitely think you have to see it to believe it haha.

    Amazzable xox

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