Random Moment of Delight #27 ~ a little risque, a little naughty beware!

Random Moment of Delight #27

I feel a bit eager with this challenge today as, Meghan, the lovely host hasn’t even put up her Random Moment yet.  I know Meghan is having lots of fun having travelled to stay at some mystical looking 2nd home for a few months,  where she zentangles in glass laden vintage greenhouses and cooper, her dog gets to frolic amongst the grass whilst hubby passes out asleep in a recliner no doubt with butterflies flitting around somewhere…grins!

I had a beautiful day!

I started off in Covent Garden, one of my favorite places.  I always get a bit anxious as to how busy it would be but luckily enough it was sane and the sun was shining brightly upon me and my lovely friend.

The middle part of my journey in the day was to have my nose piercing changed, being the starter one it turns out to be too long on the inside and hangs in rather unsightly fashion from my nostril, yes ladies and gentlemen I had a piece of metal hanging from inside which made me so self conscious that I kept lifting my hand to see if it was there.  Then I became even more self conscious that people would think I was some cocaine addict.

I could successfully push the hook up inside pointing upwards however firstly this was not where it was meant to be and proved to be very uncomfortable.  Secondly when discovered in public I would have to ram my finger up my nose, yes up my nose, to push it in to hidden position, so now many local residents think the local blogger woman picks her nose, I am not sure which is worse???

So the wonderful raffy who pierced my nose agreed to change it for a shorter length one which is only usually used once healing has taken place.  Oh boy the procedure was more painful than the piercing but I am glad it is done!  Whoppeee.

This was in Leciester Square, I share a view with you whilst walking up the stairs from the tube, for some odd reason I found it striking and playing with my apps of course I have now funked it up ‘pop style’.  Do you like?


Going back to Covent Garden.  They have the main square, lots of retail, lots of shows, musicals, everything going on plus market stalls.  I headed the other end, which is slightly more low key, one street with Neils Yard hidden there, also Mysteries which is the oldest spiritual shop around so they claim and a rather ‘naughty’ but ‘top quality’ or ‘high class’ but that sounds so wrong, yes naughty shop!  So beware pictures are to follow, if you are of the faint hearted or don’t like a bit of naughty don’t look please!

Some pictures with descriptions below each pic.

The walk up to Neils Yard

The walk up to Neils Yard

Flowery bicycle I couldn't resist

Flowery bicycle I couldn’t resist

One of the two entrances to Neils Yard, stunning right?

One of the two entrances to Neils Yard, stunning right?

There was this board inside Neils Yard that had magnetic words, I thought this really good fun and couldn’t resist snapping up some of the sentences already made, some very thought provoking indeed.

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Which one catches your eye the most?

The next picture is for Meghan, I couldn’t resist this.  A fairy hairdressers?  It must be your hairdresser right Meghan?

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The smells in Neils Yard from the small restaurants and cheese shops were intoxicating, my mouth instantly started to dribble as I entered, you could hear “oooh” and “aaahs” coming from my direction and tummy rumbling instantly.

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I bought from one of the shops an aromatherapy diffuser. It looks rather like a UFO doesn’t it?


My son has been having sleep problems, which have become apparent through using the Fitbit which also monitors sleep.  So we got him a weighted blanket which has increased quality of his sleep by about half.

This diffuser is a kind of shared treat, for me and him.  I got him a night time blend of oils and its wonderful, gives off a light stream of infused humidifying steam.  There are colours which gently change or you can pick one colour or none.

After this we winged our way around to Mysteries, stocked up on incense sticks, bought some crystals for my sons and then went to the ‘naughty’ shop.  Yep folks I always visit both these shops.  The latter is called Coco De  Mer!

I first came across this shop when they had two lovely ladies dressed up in Burlesque clothing, or not much clothing but rather large beautiful fans standing in the window.

Pale skinned and slow in their movements at first I thought they were mannequins.

They were simply stunning and with some mystical charm they enticed me to go in to the shop.  I then stood there upon my first visit and just watched them whilst loitering in the entrance.

It was then at that time I noticed a cyclist coming along the cobblestone path, he was too admiring the women and as a consequence totally wiped out in to the shop opposite, yep naughty me I had a giggle and it is a fond memory.

I started snapping away, not thinking as to whether I was allowed to.  I then politely asked if I could, I was told they don’t usually allow it but I think due to my enthusiastic face they allowed one more.

That particular last picture is of a French Bulldog in rather fetish style collar, considering I have a french bulldog as most know called Teddy, it was a must to catch this.


So you will see pictures of the window display, no they are not alive sadly this time.  But merely from an artistic point of view, I thought they were stunningly displayed and arranged, very evocative which I guess is the idea.


I saw some rather fetching rulers, did I buy one?  That would be telling.  Did I want one…yes…haha..for who, or for me, or for homework?  That would be telling.  Maybe one for Mara!!


So nose is sorted, I finished off with a lovely lunch and scooted, well kind of scooted back home!

A lovely but not so random risque naughty moment of delight!

Have you been to Neils Yard?

Which shop would you prefer to visit, Msyteries or Coco?  😀

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  36 comments for “Random Moment of Delight #27 ~ a little risque, a little naughty beware!

  1. July 6, 2014 at 4:47 PM

    Meghan could be zentangling away in a paradise, but your photos are quite paradisal too! The kinky shop is a funny touch 🙂


    • July 6, 2014 at 8:04 PM

      Yes I’m sure she is and the colours of the street I went to are amazing I love it! I saw a nice kitty mask for you in the shop!!


      • July 6, 2014 at 9:49 PM

        A kitty mask!! Oooh…. You’re making me feel kinky 😮


        • July 6, 2014 at 9:55 PM

          Lol yeh it was nice and furry with little whiskers to stroke


          • July 6, 2014 at 9:59 PM

            I’m excited 😀


            • July 6, 2014 at 10:24 PM

              You should be! Are you purring?


              • July 6, 2014 at 10:27 PM

                I will be purring if you give me a treat 😉


                • July 6, 2014 at 10:35 PM

                  Well would a belly rub do?


                  • July 6, 2014 at 10:38 PM

                    Haha 😀 Maybe… Or maybe I’ll scratch…


                    • July 6, 2014 at 10:39 PM

                      Naughty kitty! Maybe I will tickle under your chin then and feed you catnip treats then I will have no problem getting to your belly lol


                    • July 6, 2014 at 11:20 PM

                      😀 I’m loving our mad conversation…


                    • July 7, 2014 at 8:48 AM

                      haha, meow meow!


  2. July 6, 2014 at 4:51 PM

    Cool pics, love the flowery bicycle (considering the rest if your post, it sounds like a euphemism for something, ahem!) 🙂


    • July 6, 2014 at 8:04 PM

      Haha funny re the latter part and thank you the bike was very sweet 🙂


  3. July 6, 2014 at 4:53 PM

    Now that looks like my kind of place, I’d love to go there! The colours are so vibrant and your pictures are just stunning.

    FYI I own a metre ruler that generally isn’t used for measuring 😉 lol xx


    • July 6, 2014 at 8:05 PM

      Hah I would love to take you there I think you would love “all” of it hehe and the ruler for you doesn’t surprise me haha!


  4. July 6, 2014 at 5:50 PM

    Wow, Justine – what an amazing Eclectic Odds ‘n Sods day you had!! I will be looking at these stunning photos all week (no, not the naughty ones!!). So glad your nose issues have been cleaned up LOL. I love the apps you are using for your pics.


    • July 6, 2014 at 8:06 PM

      Hehe yes very glad on the nose front it was causing me some embarrassing moments and yes what a great day! Grins or I could say a spanking great day lol

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  5. July 6, 2014 at 5:54 PM

    Your sense of humor is hilarious and your photos so beautiful and colorful. I love them and what a wonderful post! Made me smile and laugh at your wonderfully playful personality! 😀


    • July 6, 2014 at 8:08 PM

      Hehe gooood it was a great day lots of fun to be had…grins! Now I stole sorry borrowed my sons aromatherapy infuser I bought him and am relaxing to the smells of something wonderful dreamily remembering all the sights! 😀

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  6. petra08
    July 6, 2014 at 11:15 PM

    I was having coffee at Neil’s Yard just a few days ago! Great post and great pictures! 🙂


    • July 7, 2014 at 8:47 AM

      awe hah, its just such a lovely place. Do you know mysteries and coco?


      • petra08
        July 7, 2014 at 10:26 AM

        No I don’t but it looks great 🙂 I love London and all the “hidden” gems! It is always great to find more.


        • July 8, 2014 at 10:31 AM

          yes very true, its like a box of hidden treasures x


  7. July 7, 2014 at 2:25 AM

    I love all the pictures, very colorful. You’re either getting very good at photography or you have a cool app. The rulers are so naughty! More, please! 🙂


    • July 7, 2014 at 8:50 AM

      hah a bit of both i hope, i love apps but the colours are true to the place its really really colourful there one of the reasons i love it x

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  8. July 7, 2014 at 2:31 AM

    You sure had a fun and full day! You asked which the magnetic word statements caught my eye. For me it was “In another life with YOU.”


    • July 7, 2014 at 8:50 AM

      yes, that one was thought provoking for sure 🙂 makes you wonder who wrote them x


  9. July 9, 2014 at 5:29 PM

    Such beautiful & colorful pictures, Justine. I’ve been to London twice (as a tourist) and never get enough of it. Lucky you! Hope your nose piercing is better now? When I got mine done a few years ago, I almost fainted with the pain and the non existent blood rush! :p


    • July 10, 2014 at 4:43 PM

      yes the shorter piercing piece is soooo much better, the first time of the actual piercing wasnt so bad i think its because of all the medication i am on to prevent pain lol, kinda one bonus i suppose 😀


    • July 14, 2014 at 2:56 AM

      I felt this way about my tongue piercing. I was told it was going to be easy.. “like butta” they said. Yeah……….like the most painful damn butta ever. I hated every minute I had it…….however, I lost like 20 lbs since my tongue was wrecked for almost two months…lol.


      • July 14, 2014 at 7:39 PM

        yes i know what you mean my sunglasses ripped my piercing today a bit as they slipped and i lfited them up, ouch really hurt and it isnt lokoing too happy i hope if i ignore it it will go away lol and crikey tongue piercing? faints..i couldn’t cope lol


  10. July 14, 2014 at 2:50 AM

    As usual you never fail to make me laugh…the nose piercing adventure was great…. And your pictures are awesome as usual….


    • July 14, 2014 at 7:38 PM

      hehe thank you, making people laugh is my favorite occupation, grins x


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