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    2022 first quarter

    2022 has, so far, been busier than I predicted. The pandemic isn’t over, yet life is slowly returning to something like ‘normal’. Normal in the first quarter of 2022 for me has included: a family wedding, a trip to London to see a West End show, going to the cinema frequently again, hosting friends and overnight stays, booking a trip away, returning to the office for work, and, because we are now ‘living with covid’: also having Covid. I haven’t had the time to blog even though I am desperate too, which my draft posts will illustrate. The first 4 months of the year seems like a good time for…

  • Miscellaneous

    Hopes for 2022

    One of the reasons I find the New Year overwhelming is the pressure on change and resolutions. Call me pessimistic, but it’s hard for most things to change dramatically over night. The optimist in me, however, likes the thought of hopes, goals, and dreams. Trying something new or wanting to develop different habits, even if time is just a concept, is easier when faced with a ‘clean’ state. Hopes, goals, and dreams. I don’t have resolutions, I have some hopes for 2022 instead. Boundaries I’m good at reading about the importance of boundaries. I’m really good at championing boundaries for friends and family. I’m great at knowing what type of…

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    2021 Favourites

    Another year over. It was a good and bad year. Happy and sad. There have been many lessons, moments of realisation, and a lot to be grateful for. I stopped blogging my monthly favourites in the middle of the year and I don’t regret it. A lot starting happening in my personal life and this blog was no longer a priority for me. It’s one of the things I’m proud of this year: not letting my own pressures get to me. The New Year tends to get me down, without fail. It feels like the ultimate Sunday Scaries for the year ahead. One of the good things is looking back…

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    August 2021 Favourites

    August sipped away like a bottle of wine, cause you were never mine. The month where listening to august by Taylor Swift 7 times a day isn’t as weird as the other 11 months of the year. Obviously my. highlight of the month is being double vaccinated. Other things I liked where: Miscellaneous This photo of Hailee Steinfeld   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by hailee steinfeld (@haileesteinfeld) Listening to Someone to Stay – Vancouver Sleep Clinic Keep the Beat – Vivo Charlie Puth – Empty Cups Watching Love, Victor – The way Andrew, Mia, and Felix are my favourite characters forever. Ted Lasso – loving season…