Friday, 18 April 2008

The great weekend getaway

For a long time know I’ve been a little bit sad that I am so far away from my oldest, truest, bestest friends. They all see each other regularly, have the best times, can still catch up and talk about nonsense, shop together, have dinner and do all those things that we all take for granted. I’ve been feeling like I didn’t really know what I was getting into when I married and moved abroad.

This weekend though will go someway to address this: I’m going to Madrid where I’ll hook up with two of my oldest friends – all of them from Mexico – and we are just going to be silly together, catch up, gossip, shop and do all those lovely things. I really can’t wait!

Seeing my old friends always fills me with energy and makes me feel that actually the world isn’t that huge a place. Sure, I can’t be there every single day but thanks to the Internet I sometimes feel like I am… and the time I do get to spend with friends becomes totally quality time with no distractions: no work, no chores, no kids (!!) just the chance of being together 24/7 for a few days.

I hope to come back with some new shoes, maybe a new handbag, a bloated stomach from eating and drinking too much (maybe a headache) and of course lots of photos of my girlie weekend. See you all sometime next week!


Rachael said...

Have a wonderful weekend!

Gin said...

Hope you have a great time!


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