Monday, 7 July 2014

Meet Medora, my beautiful new kitten!

I'd like you to meet Medora, my beautiful new nine-week-old kitten.

Now I promise that I will not become one of those people who upload a hundred photos of their cat every day. At the very least, it certainly isn't my intention! However, I'm so crazily obsessed with her that I couldn't help but share her with you today.

She is named, you may be able to guess, after Lord Byron's daughter Medora Leigh. Now that I think about it, I don't know what else I could have possibly named her. She's the epitome of her Greek name!

She's a half-ragdoll (but you'd think she was half-human the way she sleeps in my bed at night!) and loves to be cuddled and rocked to sleep. She adores her toy mouse, and will happily chew anything that wiggles.

It's almost guaranteed that she'll appear in some of my future YouTube videos, but for now I shall leave you with Medora's first selfie. She really is the new bundle of love in my life that keeps my heart beating!

Amy x

My 'Share a Coke' Experience!

A friend sent me a photo of a Diet Coke bottle they'd found with Byron written on the name label. I searched everywhere for one. I gave up, disappointed.

All was not lost though. It turns out Coca Cola now do an online option so you can order your choice of name/s from hundreds of thousands of options. You can access this part of their site by clicking here.

I knew I was desperate to buy a Byron Coke - it's the little pleasures, isn't it? - but I was wary of ordering a glass bottle online. They only offer the glass ones personalised, and it turns out they only offer it in normal Coke. Shame really, as I only drink Diet or Zero!

Not that that stopped me. My partner and I placed our order. As they're £1.99 each, two bottles cost us £7 in total with postage. If you order five or more though postage is free. How kind!

Two days later I signed for this parcel at my door:

Pretty cute, isn't it? It's smaller than I expected, but the bottles are packaged very snug and secure, as I was relieved to find, just like you see here:

The labels on the bottles are stickers so it shouldn't be too difficult to peel it off for keeping once the drink is finished. After all, if we're all going to this effort to buy a drink on the internet, we're going to want to keep the labels!

This is definitely a one-off novelty service and it's unlikely that I'll ever order from them again. However, there is no reason for this other than the fact that, as a rule, I'm perfectly happy with the Diet Coke I can buy in stores. I've no complains about this Share a Coke option, and definitely recommend it if you're interested in buying a Share a Name bottle!

Amy x