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Life || Currently...

I don't have an awful lot going on in my life at the moment if I'm completely honest; just work, a bit of shopping and some reading in between times. It feels a lot harder to squeeze things into the day when the days feel so short. At 4pm in summertime the day has barely even begun. In winter, by the time the clock strikes four it's already pitch black outside, not to mention freezing, and I all I want to do is pile on about a million layers and go to sleep. So, with nothing too strange or startling to share today I thought it would be nice just to have a bit of a catchup. I really enjoyed reading this post by Mimmi @ Muted Mornings a few weeks ago and it's inspired me to give it a little go myself.

READING: I've just finished 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' by Jonathan Safran Foer and I'm still reading 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' by Thomas Hardy.

WATCHING: I've been catching up on 'The Apprentice' over the last few days. I also just finished watching the new series of 'Switched at Birth' on US Netflix. No one seems to have heard of it in the UK but it's honestly such an amazing programme.

BUYING: Christmas presents! And I'm actually also in the process of buying my first car!!!!!!

LISTENING: Hozier all day err'yday; I especially love 'Sedated' and 'Someone New' from his album right now.

FEELING: Excited to have been featured in issue 7 of Blogosphere magazine (!) and for Christmas of course, though I do always experience a bit of SAD around this time of year.

PLANNING: The purchase of my new (used) car.

WISHING: For lighter evenings and my weekends back, now that I'm working every Saturday.

ENJOYING: Some old photos my sister found of me in an old school magazine, and experimenting with my camera. I'm still very much in love with it!

EATING: Literally everything, no joke.

HOPING: I can find some way to get rid of old car smell.

THINKING: I need to start going to the gym.

TRYING: To up my Instagram game with a bit of help from Sara from Me & Orla. She has a fantastic free e-course you can subscribe to on her blog, and she really knows her stuff!

DRINKING: A lot of Diet Coke. It started off with me not wanting to drink my calories and has turned into a minor addiction. Also, the occasional rushed Starbucks hot chocolate on the way to work!

WANTING: To fall in love with blogging again. I feel in a bit of a rut.

COOKING: Not very much at the moment. I want to start doing a lot more cooking in the new year.

DECIDING: On what I'm going to do with myself for the rest of my year out.

WEARING: Eh, pretty much just my Boots uniform and a lot of cosy jumpers and pyjamas.

NEEDING: To finish off the last of my Christmas shopping and get some presents out in the post today.

What have you been getting up to recently?


  1. I love the book 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'! It definitely made me cry a few times!

  2. Eeeek I love The Apprentice! Gutted its over now though ... I also just want to snuggle up in my onesie as soon as I finish work .. You just feel so much more tired in Winter !

    This is a great post .. I feel like you get to mention so much in one!
    Loving your blog too lovely ! The pictures you have are stunning!

  3. Hozier! He's magic! You have great taste. :)
    Aria | Girl in a Whimsical Land


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