It is Wednesday so it is time for me to hand my blog over to a new blogger and let them show off their fabulous writing to you lot, my lovely readers. This week I have Natalie from Crazy Little Thing Called Love, this is a lovely little post all about how a song can take you back in time. Over to you Natalie..
Daydreams and ice creams
I was just driving home from swimming, its such a beautiful evening. As we drove along the seafront the sun was low and the tide was out, I definitely feel so lucky to live near the beach.
One of my favourite songs came on the radio and as I was singing along (badly) at the top of my voice with the kids, it took me right back to a weekend away I had with my fab friends.
Just listening to the words made me think of one of many girlie weekends away in Bournemouth.
Instantly I could picture us out in town what I was wearing and the gorgeous birthday glasses they insisted that I wear all weekend!!
I remember before we left there was a possibility of problems with the trains and we debated driving instead, fortunately this didn’t happen and we managed to leave the car at home.
Little things came straight into my mind: the pubs we went to, the people we chatted to. Feeling a little fragile the next morning and getting locked out of our hotel room when I popped to the vending machine to get a bottle of water.
Then having to go down to reception in my night wear only to bump into a stag party! The receptionist was not impressed at my key not working and muttered something about having told us not to put the key card next to a mobile phone~oops!!!
Going for a yummy breakfast at what has now become our favourite cafe and one we have to visit for our breakfast whenever we are in Bournemouth.
Finally the journey home on the train, as you can imagine there was lots of flashbacks, giggles and laughter as we reminisced about the two great nights out we had just had. Funnier still was the guy who was sat across from us who ‘appeared’ to be asleep for the whole journey, when we got up to leave the train it was clear he hadn’t been sleeping and must of had a good laugh listening to our shenanigans!!
Great memories of great times, I love how music plays such a big part in memories and life.❤️x
A bit about Natalie:
I’m Natalie, I’m 39yrs and have two children who are my absolute world. I am a single Mum blogging about dating. My blog is light-hearted, fun and follows the highs and lows of dating and my life.
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Thank you for this post Natalie, it sounds like a great girls weekend and I bet it was fun to relive all those memories when you heard that song in the car. I have lots of songs that are special and remind me of different times in my life. What about you? I would love for you to share one song and why it is special to you in the comments.
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