The weekend’s been a bit of a washout. It rained. Really hard. As I was coming out of the hairdressers’ it was, as the Met Office predicted, showery. Very showery. No make that heavy on the showery. But because I was a girl scout (I was, really! I wore the green Girl Scouts of the Philippines uniform for 6 years!) I brought with me an umbrella. Said rain would have, most probably, put a damper on the proceedings at the Colchester Food and Drink Festival. Lower Castle Park can get squelchy when it rains. I was looking forward to going to the food festival today. So the rain wasn’t welcome! Except that I managed to get 2 important things done: my hair AND get dim sum from my favourite Chinese supermarket. I got beef and pork (and shrimp) siu mai, bean curd rolls and dumplings for frying!
I was, however, lamenting my choice of footwear. I have allowed my lovely ballet flats (my favourite pair!) to be soaked in rain water. Not a good thing, I don’t think! I may have to replace them. It’s a good thing they’re a Clark’s shoes standard and, thank goodness, there is a sale on! Mind you, that particularly design may not be on sale, but we shall see!
On to other things, I am a tiny bit disappointed that my giveaway hasn’t worked. Mind you, I haven’t really done anything to promote the giveaway so that may be the first thing I should address. I will wait until the last day, 6 July and see if there is any interest. If not, I shall go back to the drawing board and have a rethink! Maybe attempt Rafflecopter again?
I thought if I did too much to prepare, I would be overthinking the whole blog giveaway thing. But I think this time, overthinking may be the best thing. I want to run a really good blog giveaway and I want it to be exciting! So after 1AM on 6 July, if I have no takers, I’m going to try to give the iPhone case again. I just shake my head at the seemingly sloppy way I’ve prepped for this giveaway! In the words of Mr Knightley (Jane Austen’s Emma), “Badly done!”
On another note, I am quite surprised at how much I love my hair. It was cut by someone else and I wasn’t quite sure I liked how they handled my hair. Thankfully, it wasn’t something I was unhappy about. What a relief! The lady that cut my hair no longer worked at the salon that I went to. It took me almost 2 years to find someone to do my hair in a way that I was comfortable with. And now she’s moved! I was given her number and I’ve sent her a text message. I hope she sends me a text message back so that I can go where she works! Unless, of course, she doesn’t text back! Scary thought!