Visiting Home Pt II: We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday

I recently took a buzzfeed quiz to find out which seaside town I should visit before Summer is over. I only ruddy got my hometown Margate didn’t I? Not on purpose either, it was one of those one question quizzes – “What beach food do you choose?”. Obviously it’s an incredibly exhilarating quiz, so I shan’t ruin it for you with my answer.

It just so happens I did venture down to Margate this Summer, not once but twice. Sure it’s more to do with my friends and family living over there than its recent boom as a seaside town, but I thought I ought to remind myself of what it has to offer.

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Spontaneous Shopping

When working a full day in retail, there’s two ways I like to let off steam – crawl into bed and never see a shop again, or head straight to town for my own dose of retail therapy. Of course it depends on how close we are to pay day, either way, I think my favourite kind of shopping trip is usually something spontaneous. Perhaps it’s because there’s no sense of disappointment when you can’t find anything, you’re just out to pick up the things that stand out to you there and then, in the moment.
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