A lazy Sunday in

A whole day stretches out before me, and so far I have spent it chatting with a friend, eating breakfast, and applying the finishing touches on my 52 in 52 list.

I can’t wait to publish it, I feel really good about the list this year.

As a bit of background, my 52 in 52 list is a list of random things I would like to achieve during the year. The rules are simple:

Each goal needs to be measurable (no vague ones like “Try to be happier”)

That’s it – no other rules. The list can be filled with anything I want. To keep things balanced I like to try for a mixture between fun and serious, because its an excellent motivator to achieve the things I keep putting off, or I’m in denial about. This year I have grouped them together by type, so there are ones dedicated to improving my own being, some for hobbies and health, and some for improving my relationship with C (my nickname for my boyfriend).  [...]  read more

First post on my new blog

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So here it is, my first post on a new blog. There’s a bit of pressure!

I’ve put in a bit more of an effort on this blog already compared to what I ever did with my old one. My “About Me” page actually has a photo of me, and isn’t just filled with bad jokes. I made my own custom header, which actually was taken from a site offering free ones, then downloaded a font and added my blog address – woo look at me all technical like!

This is going to be my home for many years to come, so it’s about time I actually started personalising the thing.  [...]  read more