A Time to Grieve

A Time to Grieve Lisa Valentine That British Betty Blog

Earlier this year, my 80-year old grandma passed away and my heart quietly broke into a million tiny pieces. Along with most other people, I have dealt with grief before. I’ve said goodbye to family members and friends and even the man I was due to marry before I met Adam.

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Bongo’s Bingo Manchester | Oktoberfest

Bongo's Bingo Manchester Oktoberfest Review Lisa Valentine That British Betty Blog

*Our tickets were provided FOC, however, all opinions are my own as alwaysΒ 

Before last weekend, my only prior experience of bingo took place in Ibiza about five years ago when my friends and I decided to join in with the hotel entertainment after too much day drinking; it was a serious, rather dull affair with no room for rowdy behaviour and not really something I ever yearned to repeat.

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Don’t Let Them Tame You

Don't Let Them Tame You Lisa Valentine That British Betty Blog

I‘m not entirely sure who ‘they’ are but they do seem to crop up a lot in these kinds of quotes. The full quote is ‘You were once wild here. Don’t let them tame you‘ by Isadora Duncan. It’s one that’s stuck with me since I first read it after falling headfirst into a Pinterest black hole one night.

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A Beginners Guide To Charity Shop Fashion

UK Charity Shop Fashion Tips Lisa Valentine That British Betty Blog

When I was younger, my grandma and I would regularly take trips on the bus to Bolton and spend the afternoon trawling the rails of charity shops. As my teenage years approached, the allure began to wear off and I eventually stopped taking part in our little treasure hunts.

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