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Day 159: I'mmm Ba-a-ack!

Woo-hoo and Boo-hoo. End of holidays, end of endless reading and sunshine and swimming and food yumminesses. Back to my puppy, my bed, and my shoes. Every silver lining has a cloud and visa versa.

List_Addict               Irene

I'm trying to catch up today so I am going to be short and not-so-sweet. I need to have a rant. About Malaysian Airlines and chicken pastries. Airfares are not cheap. But I am finding airlines are getting cheaper. We all know that they are able to come up with, as V—— put it, 'just the right amount of discomfort short of people refusing to put up with it'. But I would think long and hard about Malaysian again because of the final straw: the chicken pastry in a box. It's a shame because I actually really like being on the good side of their two-four-two configuration. But! They have stopped serving two meals on their long haul flights and have replaced one—call it 'continental breakfast', call it a 'snack', call it whatever fits into the time-slot they fit it into—with a chicken pastry in a box. The same pastry. In a box (I don't cope well with warm food in cardboard before anything else even starts to become an issue). I remember once reading about how American Airlines saved themselves about forty thousand dollars a year by taking away one olive from the salad in just the first class meals. I cannot concieve how much Malaysian is saving with their pastry in a box—especially seeing as people tend to start saying no after they get to their third long haul section and their third chicken pastry in a box! I don't think I am benefiting from any chicken in a box savings. Shame on you Malaysian Airlines. Rant over.


The Outfit
Dress: Thailand Market
Cardigan: Op-shopped
Boots: Dr Martens


Photographer de Jour: Moi (yay, back to the selfie)


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  1. You have a wonderful blog!! I'm your newest GFC follower from the “I Love my Post” blog hop - this is my blog if you wanted to follow back: godsgrowinggarden.com
    Thanks
    Angie
    PS – I would also like to invite you to a blog hop called: “The Great Blog Train” currently live on my blog (the kind of hop where you link up your homepage)– Thank you! Great Blog Train

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    1. Thanks so much -I'm following you on bloglovin' now too. And thanks so much for letting me know about your blog hops! Whoo hoo!

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  2. I love the pattern on that dress, and it looks cool with boots!

    Airlines are getting cheaper and cheaper and the food is worse all the time. On one short trip the flight attendants practically threw the packaged "snacks" to us.

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  3. Welcome home babes!

    Brunch soon?

    Dxx

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  4. Great outfit, love your dress and boots :)

    thanks for linking up to welcome to the weekend blog hop :)

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