{Fashion Monday} Rock of Ages

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Rock of Ages, a musical film starring the likes of Tom Cruise, made me cringe as he sang. I must confess I actually hadn’t seen the movie in full just his rendition and I was done. There are some actors that you just prefer in certain roles and never in others and that’s Tom Cruise for me. Whilst Rock of Ages is a musical film title for me it’s something completely different.

It is… 

Rock of Ages is a song we sing at church that somehow wouldn’t leave my mind this weekend. Not sure why but I have been humming it more and more each day and makes me calm somehow. Over the weekend we had our annual Zambian community trip to the coast and this year it was Somerset. Whilst I have heard of this English city I have never actually been nor knew it was down south. It took me a little over 4 hours to drive down from mine on a Friday.

Rock of Ages

When we arrived down in Minehead it was already bed time, we checked in and slept. When Saturday arrived, the weather wasn’t particularly beach worthy but we went anyway. We all dressed with bikinis inside just in case it cleared up but as luck would have it, it didn’t. Never a bunch to be disappointed we drove to Pollock and explore the stony mini beach there. It started to rain a bit so we left and went to Watchet with clouds coming in. The marina wasn’t the prettiest but the town was small and quaint. We strolled around whilst our parents and elders shopped all the charity shores they could find.

An hour had passed before we left Watcher for Minehead where again our parents did more shopping. Minehead and surrounding villages are places where our parents would really appreciate as retirement places. Well at least that’s what they all talked about throughout the journey.

If I could sum up the weekend in a few words I would say it was an epic trip. Not only did we celebrate ShyGirlBlog96‘s 21st birthday we also enjoyed the company of our elders and parents. These days it’s rare to have such an opportunity to spend time with the elders and hacken until their word. I always make it my point at such occasions to steal some words of wisdom and try to lead a good life.

Outfit: Playsuit {Bali Market}, Jacket {New Look} and shoes {Sammy Dresses}



  1. Betzy Carmona
    July 21, 2017 / 8:14 am

    What a beautiful place to snap photos

  2. Nicole Wi
    July 20, 2017 / 2:47 pm

    The outfit looks awesome! Love that jacket 🙂 🙂 🙂

  3. Rebecca Swenor
    July 20, 2017 / 8:03 am

    Your annual Zambian community trip to the coast sounds like it was fun for everyone even though the weather wasn’t what you wanted. Spending time with parents and elders can be quite interesting indeed. I love this jacket with the outfit. It really looks cute on you. Thanks for sharing your awesome weekend.

  4. Tiffany La Forge-Grau
    July 20, 2017 / 7:50 am

    Your outfit is too cute! Love the all black. Glad you had a fun time!

  5. Homemade for Elle
    July 20, 2017 / 6:21 am

    Love your outfit – it looks amazing on you! I also love the song 🙂

  6. Louise Bishop
    July 19, 2017 / 10:39 pm

    I love that song! I grew up singing it. It’s a favorite of mine.

  7. Ave T
    July 19, 2017 / 9:51 pm

    I’m glad you had a great time even if the weather did not cooperate. Love the outfit you chose!

  8. Kate- Highlights Along The Way
    July 19, 2017 / 6:15 pm

    Sounds like you had a great weekend! I love your outfit! You look gorgeous!

  9. Latoyia Dean-Dennis
    July 19, 2017 / 6:09 pm

    That jacket is everything! Great pics!

  10. FlunkingMonkey
    July 19, 2017 / 12:38 pm

    I love a good leather style jacket! I feel you can make it work with anything!

  11. July 19, 2017 / 12:27 pm

    That coat!! I just love it!

  12. July 19, 2017 / 11:57 am

    I love that you paired white shoes with that black outfit. Ballsy but it works! I’m a monochrome girl so this outfit is giving me life! On another note: every day is indeed a school day. Until I read your post, I always said Zamibian. Lord, do I feel stupid now….

  13. Blair Villanueva
    July 19, 2017 / 11:57 am

    I like your jacket, looks great on you. I’ve seen Rock of Ages movie, and in theater and actually I dont find it appealing.

  14. Lynzy
    July 19, 2017 / 7:38 am

    I am OBSESSED with that jacket. So chick and edgy all while being perfect. Seriously I need it ASAP. I am so happy you had a EPIC trip for sure.

  15. July 19, 2017 / 5:46 am

    Like your Jacket looks very stylish! Love the design you have on the sleeve. Glad you had a wonderful weekend.

  16. tara pittman
    July 19, 2017 / 1:05 am

    That is a cute jacket. Bummers that you did not get to swim.

  17. July 19, 2017 / 1:00 am

    I go to an Episcopalian church. We are all about singing multiple hymns per mass. I have never heard anything from Rock of Ages.

  18. Tiffany Montgomery
    July 18, 2017 / 9:31 pm

    We don’t sing the old hymns much in church anymore, but I grew up with Rock of Ages. Now its sweetly playing in my mind. Thanks for that beautiful reminder.

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