Month in Pictures: September 2020
We did it. We made it through another month. September 2020 was full of ups and downs. It really was one hell of an emotional rollercoaster.
At the start of the month, which feels like a lifetime ago now, Jaz, my fiance, turned 28. His birthday was on a Saturday so we had a pretty chilled out weekend celebrating. On Friday night I took him out for a meal at Miller & Carter, one of our favourite/go-to restaurants. The food was as good as it always is, the onion loaf is just perfection! And we had the most amazing desserts. Then Saturday was spent with him opening presents, seeing his family and eating cake so it was a pretty good day!
September saw the beginning of autumn! The day I wait so patiently for all year round. I’m very happy we’re now into my favourite time of year. Candles, cosy blankets and jumpers, darker nights, rainy days, Halloween and Christmas decorations in stores. It’s all very exciting!
The same day that autumn officially began was the day the UK government gave the nation stricter restrictions. This included weddings only being allowed 15 guests. Our original number was 120, then down to 30 and now 15. It’s been brutal. I’ve had to cut out my closest friends and family. People who I always imagined would be at my wedding now can’t come and it’s devastating.
We’ve decided to postpone the reception to next year so we will simply be having a 20-minute ceremony and then going home. The whole day is honestly a complete disaster and I’m not looking forward to it at all.
The sofas we ordered in June/July were finally delivered this month and it was such a relief. The living room was so bare without them and we were making do with just sitting on the floor or wheeling the office chair in. The sofas are just as comfy as I remembered and they’re such an amazing colour! I’m very happy with them and they make the living room feel a lot cosier and homey.
Trip to Bath
Last Saturday my friends and family arranged a little outing in Bath for me and my fiance. It was supposed to be my hen do, but, like with everything else, it couldn’t go according to their original plan so they switched it up, invited Jaz along too and we all had a great time. We went to a restaurant called The Botanist, a place that my friend has raved about for a long time, and it was just as amazing as she said. I had the biggest Sunday roast of my life with a couple of cocktails and then afterwards we just wandered around Bath and did a little bit of shopping.
So, that’s my September 2020 in a nutshell. While there seemed to be more highs than lows, the wedding really gets me down so I’ve been feeling pretty upset for most of the month. I dread to think of what October will bring. Whether harsher rules or even another national lockdown will happen. Whether our wedding numbers will go down even more. We may not even get married at all. At this point, absolutely everything is up the air and I’m very much struggling with it all.
I hope you all had a better September 2020 and have something to look forward to in October.