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Happy birthday!

Dear Katie, 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY POP TART!  

I hope you’re having a good day up there. I’m sure you’ll be busy doing something wonderful. I miss you oh so much.  As is tradition I bought some pink roses and had candles and drank with and has some Ben and Jerry’s 

Love you xxxxxxxxxxx

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Vomit in his eyes!!!

Dear Katie,

Following on from my last post, I  went on a date with a guy who the first date was pretty good. Lasted 10 hours, which I thought was pretty impressive.

Our second date was going to be at the Oxford Food festival. I’d gone round Nicole’s the night before so was feeling a little tender (nothing a cup of tea can resolve!) and as I was getting ready I got a text from Nathan. ” Can we delay, I did some really bad things last night?” I was like.. riiiight okay.

Anyway, we met up.. he got so drunk the night before that he’d lost his bank card with meant I had to pay for everything, and he woke up with vomit in his eyes!!! IN HIS EYES!!!

Needless to say, we didn’t go on a third date. I have however been on a date with another guy. He’s sweet, and I went round his house yesterday where he cooked me Sunday dinner. We might have ended up being a bit naughty (whoops!)  Remember you went all the way to London to have sex with a guy you were dating. I remember you saying ” Honestly, the things I have to do to get an orgasm!” Hahaha
Miss you.

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Update- It is not fate..

Dear Katie,  

Paul stood me up like he did at uni. We were supposed to meet up for dinner, but he failed to tell me he was I  London until I actually had to ask him if we were meeting up. 

How silly of me to think that because he started working in Oxford/abingdon something would happen. 

I was so annoyed because I drove back to Oxford especially. 

Oh well.. obviously not meant to be. 

Xxxxx

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Winnie the Pooh.

Dear Katie,

They are going to make a new film about Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh. I teared up in the trailer already.

 

Do you remember that time it was your maybe like 13th birthday and you had a birthday party around your house. We all gathered in your living room and went to secretly watch Jaws whilst the adults probably drank wine in the kitchen. Anyway, I remember whenever your dad kept coming in you would switch it over to Winnie the Pooh because we weren’t old enough to watch Jaws. Especially Ellie… it was so funny because your parents and friends all knew what was happening!!! Haha good times poptart!

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Is it fate?

Dear Katie,

Hello, It’s been  a while poptart. Don’t worry I still think of you everyday, I’ve just been crazy busy!

So, my uni love  got in contact recently. By uni love, I mean the guy I sort of dated on and off for three years, and by that I mean whenever we saw each other would snog each others face off… what a lovely way to say that! We left uni on the fact that we were going to meet up the next day after graduation ball where we decided we really liked each other. BUT he stood me up! He said his phone ran out of charge so he missed our meeting, and because he was in his work experience year in Houses of Parliament, it meant he didn’t have time to see me as he had to catch his train. I remember being really upset because well, it was third year and we both confessed we actually really liked each other! Whenever I saw him, I would always flock to him like a little sheep.  But I always held a little flame for him, but you know knew nothing would ever happen because he lived in Sunderland or Cornwall and the fact he’s a rubbish texter back all added in.

ANYWAY…

So We’d text a few times recently because he was the Lib Dem MP for Sunderland Hope and something and they’d put someone in his place on TV on the election night who had Paul’s hair and I shared this with him and had a little catch up. Then out of the blue.. Paul text me saying he was coming to Oxford and asked if we could meet up for coffee. I all of a sudden got the biggest butterflies and went very girly! (I really hope he doesn’t see this… that would be embarassing!)

It had been 7 years since I saw him. Loads of thoughts were going round my head.. is it going to be awkward, will we discuss what happened at uni between us, will we have a cheeky kiss, will he even like me in that way, what if he has a girlfriend… all these things! I realised from a “Let’s catch up” text to thinking all this stuff I just need to calm. down.

My mum was very excited about it…. she even face timed me from New Zealand!

So we met at the train station where it was so lovely to see him! It wasn’t awkward at all, and I showed him the sights of Oxford and it was really lovely. We caught up about old friends and uni times. It actually turns out he’s been offered a job in the town where I live!!!! From working in Sunderland all the way to Abingdon where I live!! I don’t know about you, but part of me thinks….Is this fate? Who knows! Ooh and another thing, we went for noodles and then after had fortune cookies. His read that he was going to go on a journey with a girl.

We wrapped up our evening with him offering to show me round houses of parliament,  (How Bridget Jones am I going to be in there.. I have to  be on my best behaviour!) a kiss on the cheek and a text from him saying he had an ace day and that we should go for a drink in one of the lovely pubs in Abingdon one day. Which I think is a very positive outcome.

So, who knows. *cringe alert* When I first saw Paul at uni, we were heading in the club for a night out and I saw him and thought “I must talk to him.” A drunken “Hello” when I saw him in the joint bathroomy- hand washy- area has now led to this and a uni background with him.

I’ll keep you updated, but… yeah… I’m pretty happy.

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