It only went and actually happened! We managed to get out, just the two of us for some quality time, after planning and putting it off for months!
Well, far too many months really. Since having Penny, we have spend many nights in and that’s fine. We are used to it and understand that finding baby sitters for 3 children is tough, however with Jonathan working over new year, I felt it was only fair to take him out.
We started by visiting the new Annie Leibovitz exhibition which has just opened in London. I haven’t been to an exhibition since I graduated last year and I was thrilled to have one of my favourite photographers exhibit so close to home. Here are a few snaps I was allowed to take on my phone, but I was too engrossed in it all to be honest.
WOMEN: New Portraits is a continuation of a project that Annie Leibovitz began over fifteen years ago. The new portraits unveiled in London reflect the changes in the roles of women today and feature women of outstanding achievement including artists, musicians, CEOs, politicians, writers and philanthropists.
After leaving the exhibition, we made our way to the cinema to catch a 5.30pm showing of CREED. I have always been a HUGE Rocky fan. We used to watch them as children and even though I’m not big into boxing, I have always loved these movies, so I was a bit apprehensive about seeing Creed. After Rocky 4, they seemed to get pretty poor so I wasn’t holding my breath. I am glad to say that I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed the movie. Parts made me tear up as well as the adrenaline rush you get while watching the final fight! Rocky 4 will always be my favourite, but Creed did it justice for sure.
By the time the movie was over, we were starving, so headed to Wahaca for some lovely mexican street food. It was nice to be able to enjoy a nice meal and actually discuss the movie and not be interrupted by one of the children needing something. They were being well looked after at home by my in-laws and after a very cold ride home on the bus, we were pleased to see that Penny was already fast asleep (this never happens when we aren’t home). Overall we had a fantastic night enjoying each others company and hope to do it again soon.
Do you have dedicated date nights? What do you do?