Its’s 12:40am so I can’t start with ‘a month ago’…So!
A month and a day ago! I was in London to meet new friends through Dian’s meet & greet session hosted by Muna and Zinah.
I knew Dian back in Indonesia and Zinah from Shea Rasol’s blog (I think, if I remembered correctly) a nong nong nong time ago. I stopped reading Zinah’s blog for a while cause there was lack of update. Haha.
Prior to this event, I didn’t know nor have I met Muna and any other ladies there except for Dian. It was such a great afternoon/evening meeting new peeps.
It was just a simple event where we introduced ourselves and share a thing or two. What amazes me is that though we were small in number, our similarities were quite plenty.
Without further ado, I shall let the pictures do the talking.
Disclaimer: Any nice photos here comes from Muna and less nice photos from me. >.<
Goodybags. Kindly prepared by Zinah.
Image shamelessly stolen from Hafsa.
The pastries… gawddd…. T’was bomb diggity I tell ya.
Throughout the evening we just went around introducing ourselves to other ladies and share a thing or two. It was a small gathering. Nothing intimidating. Everything was warm and cozy.
With Ireena, from Malaysia. She’s doing PhD. *Gaspppp*
With Islam aka Bubblegumhijab. I like how we’re both in green and purple. Heh!
Her background is very unique and interesting. Go check her out on YouTube!
With Hafsa. Excuse my posture. Probably just finished laughing. Heh.
Giver and receiver in smiles. 🙂
Y’know…If you’re curious about Dian’s #ootd BTS. You’re welcome! :b
Zinah and I. She is the first. I repeat, FIRST, person to tell me that I look my age! *cough*Kak Izzah*cough*.
Nowadays, I find blogging, a platform to just throw my thoughts and whereabouts. As you can tell, I blog about anything and everything under the sky. Nothing in particular. Why? Cause my interest is all over the place.
Many people would know Zinah from her blog, she’s a fashion blogger if you guys don’t already know, so I was wondering why there was a lack in updates. In short on our conversation, currently, she doesn’t want to be associated to her blog. She wants people to associate her with her label. Which is kinda interesting approach don’t you think? I would always think that being associated to both is a more advantageous route but to each his/her own. Whatever you do, blog or don’t, as long as you update your instagram, I’m cool with it. Haha.
With Muna, the talented Photographer of the event.
She’s the first person to welcome me. Such bright and warm personality MasyaaAllah. She just went, ‘HELLOOO!!!! ASSALAMUALAIKUM!!!’
Totally made me feel less out of place in the beginning.
Photo credit: Muna 🙂
Here’s a flatlay of #WIWTD – What I Wear That Day.
Literally top – toe clad in DP stuff.
Songket Tenun Zipper Coat – Dian Pelangi.
Jane Blouse Peplum Tetron – DPbyDian.
Sphere Skirt (PopBatik Collection) – DPbyDian.
Thistle shawl – Coverednation.
Let me end this post with a funny incident.
While waiting for my train back, I hang out in the lounge – cause it’s much warmer in there.
Little did I know, I missed my train.
I leisurely walked to the platform only to see London Midland train.
I was a little puzzle as its supposed to be Virgin train.
The cabin that choose is usually on one end. So, I just board the train first, you know, in case it leaves me stranded, in the cold, and walked right through the end.
All the way to the drivers door which was locked from the inside. *paiseh*
One passenger went, “Miss, that’s the driver’s door.”
I can’t find my seat. *Shows ticket*
I think you missed your train cause this is not Virgin.
*In my head: Ya, I know, cause the difference of the two train is stark!* What should I do?
You can try asking the staff/conductor.
I looked for the conductor in that short span of time before the train departs and buat muka kesian. The muka – takkan nak kene beli ticket lagi? Train pon kosong niiii…~~
Lucky for me, the lady train conductor went, “Just sit anywhere you like. I don’t care.”
I really wanted to hug her!
I like this kind of flexibility!
Managed to stay on the train!
But gawddd….. It stops everytime! I almost lose my cool to just hop out and walk back home cause it seems like I could walk faster!
Now I know why Virgin > London Midland.
Though everything didn’t turn out as planned, He knows best!
I reached home unscathed, Alhamdulillah. Hahaha… *drama*
Till next post, Assalamualaikum!