11 August 2014


[all photos of moi by the wonderfully darling payton]
so, some of you may or may not know (and if you don't know then WHY because I've been talking about it for MONTHS people), petie arrived on thursday after one hundred and eighty-six glorious days of counting down. her flight was delayed by something horrible like five hours, so my poor poppet had to sit in chicago airport for near on nine hours (dreaming of me the whole time, of course)! but finally she arrived! she got here! she's here! in my house! we're doing all the things we talked about! ahhhhhhhh! we've wandered round lots and petie has now seen the teeming metropolis of manchester and another wee village (where she tried her first cornish pasty YAYFORFIRSTS) and next week we are to yorkshire! I'm so excited to take her to places that I love and to see things through new eyes again (she's like wow! look! oooh! ohmygosh! wow! what? wow!) and to take lotsa lotsa lotsa pictures. we sing many many songs and we quote movies like crazy and we watch movies like crazy (she's never seen sherlock guys what) and we drink coffee a lot and also instagram an awful lot.
also, we're going to do a q&a video, so send in your questions! any kinda questions. deep, silly, funny, stupid, serious, dumb, amazing. use the hashtag #askpetieandjess if you ask us on twitter or instagram (you can comment and ask on here as well!).

love you all.

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  1. Aw! You two are just the sweetest! Love love love! You look like you're having a fantastic time!

    My question is: how did you meet each other?


  2. Yay! I'm so excited for you guys and your adventures.... Y'all are so cute! :) Looking forward to all of the photos coming...
    I'll ask some questions here and at Payton's blog:
    #1: What is one thing that you love, but Petie hates?
    #2: What is the one thing that you are most excited to show to Petie?

  3. Oh you two...^_^ your pictures make me happy.

    I'm so excited for your Q&A video!

    Some questions!! (They're for both of you.)
    1. Favorite bible verse and why?
    2. What has God been teaching you lately?

  4. Yay!!!!!!!!1 It looks like you two have been having a ball! :D I am so happy for you two.
    Oh gosh questions..
    1) Have you seen/shown Downton Abbey?
    2) What's your favourite part about england? (for petie)
    3) Where have you been so far?

    That's all

    1. New Questions for after London (Jess, Petie told me what you were doing and Always leave box 5 open :P)

      Did you enjoy the shows?
      Which was better?
      Did you get any autographs?
      Can you two come to Aus? :D

  5. One question: Are you planning on stalking anyone? Cumberbatch? Armitage? :P

    & also, for Payton,

    Any tips for a yank who comes to England? Did you find anything particularly difficult?

    Thank you!

  6. I discovered your blog a little while ago, and I absolutely love, love, love it! You two are so adorable :)
    I also have a couple of questions for you and Petie;
    1. Who are your favorite fictional characters?
    2. What are some of your favorite quotes?
    Yay! Thank you!

  7. Looks like lots of fun :) I'm still trying to think of some obnoxious questions, but rest assured, I will!!

  8. Adorable photos. You both are so beautiful. And I love the hair Jess. :)

  9. So, is there a question limit for this thing? Here's some for you and Petie..

    1.Tom Hiddleston or Benedict Cumberbatch? (Can't include RA, cos obviously he'd win)

    2. Would you rather be chased by a shark or a polar bear?

    3. Who was the better Darcy - Matthew McFadyen or Colin Firth? Why?

    4. Can you sing "Let It Go" in a chipmunk voice? (I tend to be of a suspicious nature, so video evidence is required)

    5. What piece of advice would you give your 16 year old self?

    6. What's the most amazing thing you've learned about God this year?

    7. What do you hope to accomplish this year?

    8. What are the best things about travelling to a foreign country?

  10. such babes.
    i. all-time favorite songs?
    ii. best book you've read this year?

  11. Are you watching Doctor Who? :)

  12. I've got a few Q's for you two!

    -If someone made a movie of your life (up until now) what would the climax be?
    -What is the worst thing you've done to Damien (and vice versa)? I would like an honest answer here... :P
    -And finally something deep...what does it mean to be a Christian?

  13. you guys. really? why you gotta be so cute and perfect and lovely and awesome and stuff?

    anyway, if you're still accepting questions, mine is:
    HOW CAN I COME AND BE WITH YOU GUYS ALREADY. (you are having way too much fun)

    xo, rn