I’ve ‘officially’ found my favourite place in the world. I’ve heard so many people speak of theirs that I always felt a little left out, not having a place to turn to that would guarantee a delighted Emily. This all changed recently when Rich and I took Fleur to Shingle Street, a teeny tiny hamlet which is quite literally a street of houses built on the shingle beach. It’s so isolated and quiet with only the odd fisherman dotted in the distance to remind you you’re not at the edge of the world. Every time we’ve visited it’s been so warm, with the sea calm beneath our toes and not a hint of a breeze. The first time I visited I was so in awe of the serenity and calm; I knew it was definitely my favourite place in all the world.

We went back today; with a picnic in tow. It was warm for hours (as per usual) and I danced around in my gingham dress in the shingle having kicked off my boots. A playlist of my favourite songs playing from my phone and tea and scones at the ready. It did sadly get a little chilly as the day went on, luckily my gloves were safely tucked in to my pocket just in case. Now we’re home, I feel on top of the world and as if I’ve had enough time away to have my faith restored in the world and all my stresses melted away. I’ll leave you today with the saccharine message etched on my flask; I’m a sucker for quotes so I hope it’ll will touch you as much as it does me every time I read it out over my lidful of tea.

‘Freedom, Harmony, Discipline. Seek Sweetness and Wisdom; Something to Love and Something to Hope For. Have Mercy, Give, Be Curious, Be Playful, Keep Looking Upwards. Let the Sun Shine in. There is Nobody like You. Be Magnificient. Everything in Moderation, including Moderation. Never Stop Learning, Co-operate and Collaborate; GROW’

Dress – Joe Browns | Coat – Pretty Little Thing | Hat – Vintage | Watch – Micheal Kors | Flask – Aardvark

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  1. Farrah says replies21 March 2013

    Beautiful photos everything looks so calm and peaceful!

  2. Maddy says replies21 March 2013

    Wow, I want to go there, it looks so beautiful! xxx

  3. carelessly cut says replies21 March 2013

    You look stunning and that place looks magical,

    Rosie x

  4. aynur A says replies21 March 2013

    Lovely dress, the pictures are stunning

  5. Helen Sequins says replies21 March 2013

    Your photos are so pretty that I had to nominate you for best photography in the Company blog awards!

  6. Anastasia from Natbeesfashion says replies21 March 2013

    I am a sucker for quotes too! This is a great place indeed and I love your dress!

  7. Katarina | DARE 2 WEAR says replies21 March 2013

    Amazing photos!

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  8. Naomi says replies21 March 2013

    You’re so pretty in that gingham dress!

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  9. Jacky says replies21 March 2013

    you are unbelievable pretty! <3

  10. Keyta Hawkins says replies21 March 2013

    What a lovely dress :)

    – Keyta x

  11. VioletDaffodils says replies21 March 2013

    beautiful photographs 😀 xx

  12. daisychain says replies22 March 2013

    I am in love with that dress! xx

  13. Mademoiselle Lala says replies22 March 2013

    Magical place! I admire your guts to pose so gracefully without the coat – I’m always shivering like crazy 😉 X

  14. Nina Francesca says replies22 March 2013

    Looks like you had a wonderful day and you look gorgeous – your makeup is flawless! x

  15. Kelly says replies22 March 2013

    What lovely pictures. Shingle Street is such a cute place.
    And fair play posing without a coat. Freezing!

  16. Paige Joanna says replies22 March 2013

    Think I have found my new fav blog, you are UTTERLY gorgeous <3
    Stunning photos and amazing style, fanned!

  17. Oroma Roxella Rukevwe says replies22 March 2013

    So pretty <3

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  18. Xuvious says replies23 March 2013

    Beautiful photos! I like the dress as well :)


  19. StephDreamsBlog says replies23 March 2013

    Oh you beaut! What a stunning post, everything is so pretty and wonderful.


  20. Victoria West says replies23 March 2013

    Beautiful pictures!
    Have a great weekend!

    Xoxo, Victoria

  21. Roisin Elizabeth Keats says replies23 March 2013

    This just sounds and looks like a perfect place! And I adore your dress and hat <3

  22. Megan Hunt says replies24 March 2013

    Emily your photos are always flawless! The place you visited looks so pretty too xo

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  23. Rosie Cumberlidge says replies25 March 2013

    Looks like a beautiful place. I’m currently away with the fam by the sea and even though its cold its still lovely! Gorgeous outfit photos!


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