Monday was an exceptional closure day in my son’s school but nursery was still open so we took the opportunity as a family of 3 to visit Northern Ireland’s newest attraction, Titanic Belfast. It opened earlier this year and has been a resounding success, so much so, we avoided it over the busy summer season. Surely it wouldn’t be busy on a November Monday morning, first thing?
We arrived early and enjoyed coffee and a scone in the coffee shop:
As we sat enjoying our coffees, bus-loads of people were arriving – the place was buzzing! Great to see on such a miserable cold day.
We spent a good 2 hours or so walking through the exhibits-Callum enjoyed the interactive screens and kid friendly activities. And he paid his way by taking photos of mum for the blog.
|Jumper, Scarf & Neon Vest – H&M (last seen here/here/here)
Jeggings – Warehouse
Boots – Hobbs (similar)
Handbag – Vintage Pintage
Coat (just seen) – Merrell Wakefield
I wore my H&M open back jumper with a neon top underneath, as it tied in really nicely with the neon stripe on my H&M scarf (picked up at my personal shopping day in September – see this link). Hubby told me it looked like a giant mouth on my back!
Here’s a close up of the colours and how they tie together with my vintage necklace from local shop, Jacob Street, on the Lisburn Road.
Did a mirror shot in the gift shop showing the vast amount of Titanic related stuff for sale…some of it verging on tacky and some tacky with a capital ‘T’ :
But all in all, it was a great day out, reasonably priced and made me feel very proud of my home city…especially when I read this quote from National Geographic:
Off now to plan another wee giveaway on the blog. Watch out for more information at the weekend..especially if you’re a handbag fan! Have a good evening. I’m heading to choir later. Nothing like a bit of singing to wake you up when you’re feeling exhausted. See you tomorrow..