Monday, 31 December 2012

Au Revoir 2012!

Re-reading The Hobbit, Did Reece's hair, Christmas tree,
Early Christmas present from Mum, Cheeky Christmas Eve purchase, Spoilt rotten,
Christmas Dinner parts one, two and three,
Boxing Day roast chicken, Excited to start (and stick to) writing in these beauties, Best takeaway.

Hi guys! Long time no post right? I'm not sure what happened, I've just kind of lost all motivation for blogging, and most things in general - sorry Uni. Let's just say the Christmas break was much needed! Although I seriously do need to kick my arse into gear and get some work done this next week. Ugh.

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, and will have a lovely New Year's. I spent Christmas morning with my dad and sister, had Christmas Dinner, then spent the evening with my Mum at my cousin's house. It was different, but a welcome change.

I'm having the New Year's night in for the first time in about 3 years with my Dad and sister and lots of sweets. I will be pretty glad to see the back of 2012, it really hasn't been my year. There have been some brilliant times, but mainly not-so-good times. Things for next year are looking up though, so positive thinking and all that!

I only have four resolutions this year:

  • To keep up with writing in my journals. I got given two for Christmas so I'm excited to really try
  • Work as hard as I can to do my very best at University. This past term hasn't been great at all so I'm making more of a conscious effort both socially and academically
  • Save money! It's the last lot of student loans this year and I plan on saving some of it. I'll be the first to admit I'm atrocious with money so I'm going to try my hardest to change that!
  • To keep happy and positive. Most of this year has been a downer so hopefully a bit of a change in attitude will help 2013 be better
What are your Resolutions?

Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Merry Christmas!

Just a quick note to say Merry Christmas to my lovely followers, thank you for reading and commenting over the past few months! Sorry I have been AWOL the past month or so, but as all fellow third years will know, Uni is bloody hard this year!

Anyway, Merry Christmas and I hope Santa was kind to you all!

Sunday, 16 December 2012

Weekly Summaries 43 and 44 (Bumper Edition)

Cute wrapping for Reece, Sleepy dog, Festive student house,
Essay work, Rain City Forbes, Tattoo Stencil on,
Finished product, BEST COFFEE CAKE, More essay work

OOTN for a house party, Essay woes, Fuel,
More essay woes, Dominos, Gift from Mum,
Lazy girls, Late night drive with the little monster, Re-reading the Hobbit and my new playbook :D

  1. So sorry for the lack of post last weekend! But the past couple of weeks have been my final two weeks of the term, so lots of deadlines and revision and essay writing!
  2. Not much has gone on really; it's all been revision and essays. I got tattooed again and also went to my friend's house party with Lydia, Charlotte and Bobby (promised I'd mention you ;D), and then to the film society Christmas meal which was really nice.
  3. I came home for the holidays on Friday, worked this weekend and saw Reece for the first time in a fortnight tonight, which was lovely. 
  4. Every year Ikea gives each of its coworkers a (very generous) Christmas present. This year they gave us a Blackberry Playbook. I set mine up last night and it is amazing. So impressed with it. It isn't too great on the app front, but I plan on using mine for storing all of my dissertation research on it. I find whenever I try and use my laptop for research it takes twice as long due to 'Tumblr breaks'. So this should hopefully work, as flipping between screens isn't as easy on the playbook. So excited.
  5. I have almost a month off from uni, with an essay to write, but I also started my MoonProject internship on Friday. I haven't done too much as yet, but I can tell it's going to be a great experience.
  6. We bought out Christmas tree today, and Colette and I are decorating it tomorrow, so we can finally put gifts under it! Can't wait!
I think that's basically everything! Thank you all for sticking around, and I promise to try and post more. Posts will be more sporadic between now and April, as dissertation work is really picking up :'(

Thanks for reading! xxx

Monday, 3 December 2012



This is something I'd wear to a Christmas party. I've had to bail on my work's Christmas party due to lack of funds, but if I were going I'd wear this. I love velvet, and the simple cut of this is beautiful. I adore the shoes too; heels are one thing I will pay for from Topshop as they are always well made and fit well. 

November's Playlist:

Weekly Summary #42

Shopping, Best slipper socks, Packed for London,
Reece's bed with Charmed and snacks, Ready to leave for the Megabus, In London,
Alexisonfire KILLING IT, Set list, On the way home.

  1. Sorry for the lateness of this post, but I've been at Reece's/in London for the entire weekend, without internet. I have two more posts coming up this week too.
  2. Reece and I went to London to see Alexisonfire's Farewell Show at Brixton Academy. It was INCREDIBLE, easily the best gig I've ever been to. The venue was full to capacity too, there was such an amazing atmosphere I'm just gutted it's the first and last time I'll ever see them play.
  3. The rest of the week was pretty dull, just lots of dissertation work and essay planning. Uni finishes on the 14th so it's deadline ahoy from here on in.
I hope you all had wonderful weeks,

Thanks for reading x
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