Feeling happy in London / London Plus

by byanika on 07/02/2011 · 62 comments

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Hi Sweethearts!

This weekend I flew to London for a whirlwind 48 hours of bliss; taking a break from everyday life, walking the streets just being, shopping, and meeting up with wonderful bloggeristas at the Plus Size Bloggers Meet. It felt like meeting old friends, and I was so happy to see them all I was literally jumping up and down, hugging them all and soaking up every moment. It is my 32nd birthday today, so going away was my birthday treat. And what a treat!

I felt happy. Thank you all for that! <3

For info about the meet and the kind sponsors go to www.pluslondon.tumblr.com

I loved making this post, reliving bonding with darling Nefferth and wonderful Katrin, having a ball with the funny and fab duo Polly and Donna, doing my walking the dog-dance (a must see, darlings) with Gaelle-Vanessa-ma cherie, doing a russian rendition of Norways winning song in the 2009 GP (Fairytale) with the bonkers and delightful Carla, giving lots of hugs to ever so sweet Lauren who pulled all of this together with lovely helpers, sharing sweet moments with the elegant Valerie, the precious Ragini, the oh so lovely Beth and the stunning Nadia  to name but a few. All you wonderful bloggers attending were a joy to share the day with. Sadly the lovely LaCara couldn`t make it at the last minute, but I thought of her the whole day.

I`ll let the pictures do the talking in this post.

We all met up at the Evans Flagship Store. It was my first time there. I am now deflowered.

Nefferth and I got lost :) . I love getting lost, walking around becomes an adventure! We happened on this house (with the same colours as in my house lol) and realized that a Campbell had lived here! It must be a sign, not sure of what, but something good surely :) . So, being a Campbell my self I had to get my pic taken here, and with the help of a nice police officer Nefferth and I got our pic taken as well.

Of course we all took pics of everything, all the time. This was a classic shot I feel lol.

The sensational and super nice Geoff and Diana of Fashion Loves Photos and The Second Floor Studio took our pics, and showed us how it is done when I turned the camera on them. Love it!

 

It was Georgina`s 21st birthday! I didn`t know, so happy belated birthday Georgina :)

Mid-photoshoot this guy walked into the shot. So funny!

Marie from Carmakoma flew in for the event, and she was as sweet as could be!

I am so glad I needed to sit down after mingeling with all of the fab ladies present. It gave me a perfect view of everyones shoes! lol.

 

Working Polly`s range of poses, very effective, no? Such a great night!

Bloggers all over the world, let`s meet up in Oslo next time? Vahni , Kristy and Bella, you hear me? ;D

 

 

Ps. Feel free to grab pics but please do link back to me. Need bigger pics? Email me at anikack@gmail.com. xx

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AnikaByAnika 1 AnikaByAnikaNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 8:52 pm

[New Post] Feeling happy in London / London Plus – via #twitoaster http://byanika.com/2011/02/07/feeling-ha

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goldhoneebee 2 goldhoneebeeNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 8:52 pm

RT @AnikaByAnika: [New Post] Feeling happy in London / London Plus – via #twitoaster http://byanika.com/2011/02/07/feeling-ha

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AnikaByAnika 3 AnikaByAnikaNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 9:28 pm

RT @anikabyanika Feeling happy in London / London Plus http://byanika.com/2011/02/07/feeling-ha… lots of pics from #pluslondon :)

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Vanoue3 4 Vanoue3No Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 9:29 pm

RT @AnikaByAnika: RT @anikabyanika Feeling happy in London / London Plus http://byanika.com/2011/02/07/feeling-ha… lots of pics from #pluslondon :)

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CurvaliciousUK 5 CurvaliciousUKNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 9:43 pm

RT @AnikaByAnika: RT @anikabyanika Feeling happy in London / London Plus http://byanika.com/2011/02/07/feeling-ha… lots of pics from #pluslondon :)

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donnasturge 6 donnasturgeNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 9:49 pm

RT @AnikaByAnika: RT @anikabyanika Feeling happy in London / London Plus http://byanika.com/2011/02/07/feeling-ha… lots of pics from #pluslondon :)

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7 VanoueNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 9:59 pm

Wonderful! Wonderful! Wonderful!!!! Happy birthday again darling!!!
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8 AmandaNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 10:01 pm

Looks like tons of fun (and of course I see the jacket I want in a pic) :)

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9 theplussideofmeNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 10:04 pm

Looks like it was quite the fun time! Beautiful pictures, Anika, and I’m glad you enjoyed yourself so much!
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10 GRIT & GLAMOURNo Gravatar
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February 7, 2011 at 10:10 pm

I’m so elated that you took some time to yourself…and got to meet other bloggers! Looks like you all had a roaring good time. So happy for you!

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AnikaByAnika 11 AnikaByAnikaNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 9:28 pm

RT @anikabyanika Feeling happy in London / London Plus http://byanika.com/2011/02/07/feeling-ha… lots of pics from #pluslondon :)

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Vanoue3 12 Vanoue3No Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 9:29 pm

RT @AnikaByAnika: RT @anikabyanika Feeling happy in London / London Plus http://byanika.com/2011/02/07/feeling-ha… lots of pics from #pluslondon :)

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CurvaliciousUK 13 CurvaliciousUKNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 9:43 pm

RT @AnikaByAnika: RT @anikabyanika Feeling happy in London / London Plus http://byanika.com/2011/02/07/feeling-ha… lots of pics from #pluslondon :)

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14 CarlaNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 10:52 pm

Great pictures – LOL at the one at the bottom of me and Lauren getting a bit weepy! :D DDD
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15 Meagan MorrisonNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 11:48 pm

Anika,

These pictures are absolutely beautiful. Your joy and sensational outlook on life is just emitting through them. I’m so happy for you to have celebrated your birthday amongst new and old friends in a wonderful city like London. Thank-you for bringing such a delightful post to your readers :)

Meag xx
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16 MorgaineNo Gravatar February 7, 2011 at 11:53 pm

Happy Birthday Beautiful!

it was beyond amazing to meet you, you’re super lovely in person, even more so than on here : )
xxx

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17 vanessaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 12:04 am

Every one looked so cute. That looks like it was so much fun, and happy birthday!
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18 Bella QNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 12:13 am

Anika, what wonderful pictures! I love all these beautiful, joyful women, and am glad you got to go, and chose to share!

Oh, and don’t get me started about Oslo. It’s now on my bucket list, amiga! -Bella Q
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19 KirstinNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 12:30 am

Wow, it looks like you had a ball! You ladies are so fashionable, I am so jealous of people who have blogger meet ups. There is no one that lives in my area!
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20 DeenaNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 12:43 am

You have fantastic photos! It was fab meeting everyone and its been the best weekend I’ve had in ages!

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21 RaginiNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 2:23 am

I SIT LIKE A MAN :’( :’( :’(

Seriously, I never learned to keep my legs together. :\

You looked lovely at the party – I so wish I had been able to make it there!
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22 Casee MarieNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 3:47 am

Firstly, I have to say it once more: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DOLL! I hope you had a marvelous day. I think “had”? I can never remember the time difference, but I think you’re quite a bit ahead of us in the States. But anyway, had/have/whatever, I hope your birthday was a blast!

And now these pictures! Ahh, how fun. It looks like such a fashionable and fab time and everyone is so utterly stylish. I’ve never met up with fellow bloggers, but it always looks like such a great time. I have another online gal pal who lives in Norway, we’ve been talking for years and are rather great friends. I think this is a sign that I need to get over there and party with my favorite Norwegians! haha.

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23 Seeg0No Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 4:02 am

wow, oh my gosh, this looked soooo fun! Each and everyone one of you looked so gorgeous in your outfits!
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24 DC(K)No Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 4:13 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
Hope you’ll have a wonderful week!
Those pictures are sooo cool!
I would have like to have been there, lucky girl!
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25 DC(K)No Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 4:26 am

Who’s the short blond hair girl? I never visit her blog!
I totally love her style, she’s gorgeous!
DC
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26 Donna SturgeNo Gravatar February 23, 2011 at 11:43 pm

awww cheers hun, you’re so kind :-) my blog is http://www.curvaliciousfashion.blogspot.com x x
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byanika 27 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 26, 2011 at 7:43 pm

I`m not kind Donna, it is you who is fab! <3 xx

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28 The Merry TravellerNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 4:54 am

Uber uber jealous! Everyone looks happy and amazing! xoxo!
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29 VeronicaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 5:13 am

Hei Anika! Kan du gjøre meg en stor tjeneste og lese dette: http://musingsfromthesoapbox.blogspot.com/2010/09/calling-all-norwegian-speakers.html ? Jeg vil veldig gjerne høre evt. tanker du har før jeg prøver å ta neste steg. Om du ikke har noen spesielle tanker hadde jeg allikevel satt veldig pris på det om du skrev dét i en kommentar eller noe!
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byanika 30 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 9:00 pm

Hei Veronica, ja det skal jeg selvfølgelig gjøre! Klem til deg xx

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31 Eboni Ife'No Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 5:20 am

O-M-G! It looks like you all had a blast! I so NEED to rally the ATL bloggers for a meetup. I need this kind of blog love in my life. Lol!
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byanika 32 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:59 pm

Honey, I will longer from all of the laughs and fun I enjoyed this weekend! Get the bloggers togheter, and then show me the pics darling! :D

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33 kristyNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 7:55 am

what a fun and fantastic post darling!!! this looks like it was so much fun. everyone looks so pretty and happy!!! i love that purse you’re wearing while in the leopard dress. it’s so cool!

btw, i love getting lost too. i think it’s the best. i used to spend hours with my friends wandering around the tiny winding streets of corfu trying to get lost. we would always find our way, but there were always moments when we thought maybe we didn’t know where we were and they were so thrilling. =)

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byanika 34 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:57 pm

Thank you sweetheart, it was a wonderful get away, and such fun meeting other bloggers. I am sure you will have an amazing time in N.Y at the IFB meet, would love to come to see you there! We could get lost together! :D

The purse is from Zara a couple of years back, it is made from metal, so I`ve named it my Maiden Mary bag, it is bullet proof shall we say lol.
hugs :)

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35 GabriellaNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 8:18 am

Ziet er gezellig uit! Wordt helemaal vrolijk van al die leuke kleertjes haha
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byanika 36 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:53 pm

It was lovely, thank you very much for your comment! xx

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37 VanessaNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 10:02 am

I am totally in love with your friend’s teal blue hair!! She rocks my socks!
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byanika 38 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:53 pm

I know! Isn`t she fab? Let me introduce you to Katrin: http://reizenderundungen.blogspot.com/ xx

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39 BethamintNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 10:34 am

Hahah, wonderful! I especially enjoyed the ones of Carla and I!
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byanika 40 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:35 pm

Well, you guys are so sweet! Hope you had a lovely night too, not to stressful! Thanks again for all of your hard work love xx

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41 LaCaraNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 10:57 am

I’m glad that you had a wonderful time sweetie! You look amazing as always! Awesome pictures! We will meet soon!

<3

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byanika 42 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:17 pm

I am so looking forward to seing you. Soon!! Missed you so much and sent you lots of love and good thoughts darling. big kiss <3

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43 AlessiaNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 11:04 am

Next time I wanna be there with you :)
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byanika 44 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:16 pm

YES! Next time you definately have to come hon! xx

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45 SACRAMENTONo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 11:20 am

You hd me worried. i am so glad that you weren´t posting out of pure happiness , hurrahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Enjoy!!!! “A TOPE”
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byanika 46 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:16 pm

Darling, you are just the sweetest. Thank you. Will email you privately. Big besoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooos!!!! <3

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47 ElizabethNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Happy Birthday, Anika!!!

Also, everyone looks amazing, and I am glad you had a fabulous time! :)
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byanika 48 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:15 pm

Thank you so much Elizabeth! It was amazing, would have loved for you to be there! :)

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49 ElsNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Wow! What great pictures! You really had a good time there in Londen, it shows ;) Everbody looks so gorgeous and fashionable. I’m proud of you all. Sorry I couldn’t be there, hope to join you next time!!
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byanika 50 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:14 pm

Thanks sweetheart, I really did love it. I felt happy, strong and confident, I felt like me. Everyone was lovely, I really would have loved for you to come, but next time we`ll do it in Amsterdam, what do you think? hugs!!

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51 ElsNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Oh and happy birthday dear Anika. Blow out your candles and make a wish. Love Els x
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byanika 52 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 8:13 pm

Thank you so much my love. I just made a wish :) xx <3

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AnikaByAnika 53 AnikaByAnikaNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 7:04 pm

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kristyelena 54 kristyelenaNo Gravatar February 9, 2011 at 6:15 am

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55 SianNo Gravatar February 8, 2011 at 8:24 pm

awww :) was so lovely meeting you and all of the other girls. great poses in the last photos- polly was born to blog! xxx
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56 YleniaNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 9:31 pm

I wish I could have been there!!!it must have been an amazing event!!!

Sending lots of love
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57 Mode PlusNo Gravatar
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February 8, 2011 at 10:44 pm

I miss you!!! I had such a blast. It went by too fast. Darn! When is the next meet up? Anyone?

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58 AshleighNo Gravatar
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February 9, 2011 at 7:36 pm

Ohhh my goodness this looks like a FABULOUS time!! Happy Birthday!!

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59 Eboni Ife'No Gravatar
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February 11, 2011 at 6:18 am

Hey Anika! Just wanted to let you know that you totally inspired me to organize a Blogger Meetup with my fellow Atlanta bloggers! Thanks so much! I hope it will be a a great success!
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