Skip to main content

Buying my Macbook...

So yep it's finally happening. I'm going to be buying my macbook in about an hour and I'm so freaking excited I think I might burst. It was about a year ago that I decided I wanted one, because my laptop is pretty bad (not going to lie but I feel like I'm about to cheat on it, I'm slagging it off whilst writing on it!) and it's just so pretty and such a good investment and ahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!! I have spent so long counting the pennies, scrimping on makeup, walking away from Costa (apart from the occasional times when it's cold, and I've had a bad day cause a girl's gotta get her happiness from somewhere). But after a whole year, and a trip to the bank that made me realise I have more money than I thought, it's about to happen.

I am a little worried though...my student discount card runs out tomorrow so I hope I don't lose the major money off offer, and I changed the macbook I wanted a week ago, I have changed my mind so much so I just went back to the original one I wanted, so I'm terrified I won't have checked something. Is it odd that I also feel like I'm a new parent? As I await the delivery of the laptop I'm making sure all is ready and prepared for my "baby" to come home, insurance, check, case to keep it shiny and new, check, office so I can do school work, check.

Today I think that I pulled my back a bit from carrying round so much work so I'm scared that by going for the heaviest macbook the twinges will continue. The thing is that it's going to be replacing a whole kilo of paper (yep, I weighed it, and even though you didn't ask, my bag weighs over 5 kilos! ouch.). 

I'm hoping to do a little un-boxing post along with a review in a little while. I really need to stop being so materialistic and excited over this but I never thought I'd be able to save up money, let alone enough for this. With age comes wisdom and a love of saving...I think......

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

09.07.17 // My First Year Uni Room

It took me quite a while to really settle into my room at uni and make it homely, which probably explains why I'm doing this post at the end of the year! I had an en suite room in halls which I've totally grown to love, there's something so exciting about being able to start a room completely afresh and make it your own. I thought I'd share some pics of the how my room was, partly for my own memories but also potentially as inspiration for any of you heading to halls. As you can probably tell fairy lights and pictures proved to be firm favourites as I found both really good at brightening up the room with colour and lighting, and they were both quite comforting to be surrounded by!
And just for contrast, this is how it is empty: I also think I want to do before and after pictures of my new bedroom, for the same reasons as I've done this post so hopefully that will be coming very soon!

12.06.17 // Margate

Many people think of Margate's heyday as the popular seaside resort whenever it's mentioned, but to us locals it's been pretty dead for such a long time. For a few years there has been a great deal of investment in the town so I figured while I was back home it was as  good a time as any to go exploring and see what it had to offer. 

I'm not going to lie but I was extremely surprised by the number of independent restaurants and cafes that were on offer...we ate at a place called GB Pizza which was actually really good! There are so many cute little shops as well as vintage shops, so it's really good to just wander about. There's also the Turner Contemporary gallery which is quite nice to just have a look at (although I got so confused by the pieces that were currently on exhibit as they seemed pretty abstract!). It's also worth mentioning the beach and the amusement park Dreamland, which both have their obvious plus points! 

If you're in the area I'd …

01.01.18 // My Love Affair With Short Hair

Me and my hair have a real love-hate relationship. I go months where it doesn't do what I want, and just at that moment I decide it's time for a change, it decides to play ball and I fall back in love again. I think the biggest love affair of all, is the one that I hold with the long-bob (or lob as it is so affectionately referred to).

Every so often, with no rhyme or reason, I get a sudden urge to chop all my hair off. Sometimes it's because I've seen an old picture of me, and I glance fondly upon the shorter hair I had at that time. Sometimes it's simply the desire to return to hair that I feel so comfortable in, that I feel so used to.

Which is why it is so bizarre that it isn't my signature hairstyle, that it isn't a constant feature of my appearance. Partly, it is because I am lazy and returning to the hairdressers every 6 weeks is a commitment that I just can't be bothered (or afford) to make. Partly, it's because of the constant belief that the…