• Sunday Summary | Feeding Reindeer, Christmas Markets and Festive Burgers

    Hello Freckles Fat Hippo Festive Burger Christmas Market
    From catching up with friends, to getting out the Christmas jumpers for work; it’s been a fun week.

    I shared this post earlier in the week about ice skating in Sunderland. It’s open until Christmas Eve, so I’d definitely recommend getting along if you’ve got time, plus they’ve got a crepe stall right beside the rink!

    This week, as a strong independent woman I went to the cinema alone. It’s the first time I’ve done that, but I have an unlimited card and they were holding a secret screening so I couldn’t have really gone with anyone anyway! I thought there’d surely be other people going alone too, in a similar situation to me. Funnily enough I ended up sat next to the lad who I’d parked beside – what’s the chances?! It didn’t end up being Star Wars, like I had hoped, but In The Heart of The Sea instead. I wouldn’t have probably gone to see it otherwise but it was alright, with a lot of familiar faces. I summed it up on twitter as Mad Eye Moody (married to Catelyn Stark) telling Q about Thor and others fighting a whale.

    This weekend’s been pretty chilled out, Christmas Jumper Day, buffet and Secret Santa at work then date night on Friday, followed by a surprise with my sister on Saturday – we went to a local garden centre that has reindeer you can feed. Very cute and a lovely surprise! Today I’ve been to Bowes Museum for their Christmas Market – oddly without any mulled wine, which was a shame, but more reindeer there too – Fat Hippo’s burger van was there and I got to taste their festive special. Hopefully I’ll be able to fit in a trip to their restaurant for another before they stop serving it; cranberry sauce, camembert, confit turkey and walnut stuffing and bacon – incredible!

    Hello Freckles Feeding Reindeer

    What’ve you been up to this week?

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  • Reply Samantha Rickelton December 20, 2015 at 5:09 pm

    Love the sound of a secret screening! x

  • Reply Yasmina Magdy December 21, 2015 at 11:28 am

    How cute are those reindeers though?! It sounds as though you have had a lovely week 🙂 xx

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    • Reply tasha December 30, 2015 at 10:35 pm

      Very cute! Thanks Yasmina x

  • Reply Emyii Rankin December 21, 2015 at 10:29 pm

    Omg the reindeer is adorable, ive never seen one up close let alone touch it =]


    • Reply tasha December 30, 2015 at 10:36 pm

      I don't think I'd touched one before, let alone feed one!

  • Reply Caroline December 22, 2015 at 8:09 am

    A cinema secret screening sounds fun! Though, I am quite picky with films, so maybes not the best idea for me.lol
    Those reindeer are so cute. I haven't actually seen any in the flesh this year.


    • Reply tasha December 30, 2015 at 10:37 pm

      Yeah, I'd sussed what it was going to be from all the chat on twitter though so I had a good idea of what it was going to be. x

  • Reply katymitten December 23, 2015 at 10:11 am

    That's awesome that you went to the cinema on your own – I definitely don't think I could brave doing that! But go you!
    I hope you have a lovely Christmas Tasha!x

    • Reply tasha December 30, 2015 at 10:37 pm

      Thanks Katy, yeah it was something I felt a bit nervous about but I just thought 'why not?!'

      I did indeed, hope you did too x

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