coffee and cake

22 Feb

london 12.26pm 12.3C cloudy wednesday 2017

this morning i was reminded that i still have a voucher for free cake and coffee/tea at john lewis oxford st store. so i decided to go to the marylebone library instead of the local ones,as it is a short walk from there to the store.

well i took the bus, as it does not entail a tube change , and anyway today is a tube strike. i suppose i shall be reading of all those office workers stranded at the station later today. but around midday, the roads were relatively quiet.

i got a cheese cake, which is what i wanted. they are not as sweet as a cake.

i think it is lovely to be able to just come here and relax and just enjoy the fun of people watching and also to browse the shop and look at the stuff.

i used to do a lot of window shopping in the past. even in those days i dont have the urge to buy stuff, so my window shopping trips never end up with me spending loads of money buying unnecessary things.  to those who cannot resist i would not recommend they do this. but it is a very enjoyable way to spend some leisure time. now of course everytime i see something, my immediate reaction if i like it is to wonder whether i can find one like it in the recycling bins… haha. hehee.

in the past , at one stage of my life, i would wonder if i can find it in a charity shop. now i want it free or not at all. like this lovely fleece jacket that i found in the recycling area. it is a brand called guise. it is a large size, but great for me as a house coat. or if simon wants to wear it he can too. it has a very luxurious feel. 

 

 

 

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banoffee cheesecake.

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2 Responses to “coffee and cake”

  1. dosirakbento Wednesday February 22, 2017 at 7:18 pm #

    Those John Lewis vouchers are great aren’t they!

    • alifesgayventure Wednesday February 22, 2017 at 7:35 pm #

      they are indeed. i dont know why they gave to me though. but i hope they continue . haha. i only bought my chromebook from them but that was 3yrs ago. hehe.i think almost all the customers that time i was there, about 12pm, were getting free cakes and coffee, because i saw the two ladies ahead of me have them too. and everyone was having cake and tea/coffee. haha.

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