What Is It?| Blogmas Day One

It’s Christmas season (whether you think it or not), all the YouTubers and vlogging and all the bloggers are blogging! It’s a time where we can’t even think thoughts nevertheless write them out. A sketchbook that I started in September this year looks like dog poop and I don’t think that is going to change. Diaries have been lost and we are writing to-do lists on random scraps of paper (at least I am, maybe you just keep a mental list that you forget half of?). Blogging has got out of hand for many of us and even more for me! I don’t know where to begin. But we’re beginning here.

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Obviously this is not accurate for the time you are reading – sorry about that! Footage from Sleeps 2 available on the App Store and Google Play

All the windows to be opened on our advent calendars is a lingering mist and all the collaborations we would like to put out to you is an even heavier fog. Where shall we begin? What shall we choose to believe? That Santa will solve it all for us? I think not. Maybe it’s too early for you on the 1st of December to get excited for Christmas but it’s definitely there in the media and has been for a while. There’s something I’d like you to understand though, I don’t put up my tree on the first weekend\day of December. Our family usually put it up on the weekend nearest to the 15th of December 🙂 *I’m the one who puts up decorations and listens to Christmas songs from today*

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You may have seen this on my other social profiles – but I can say that this is one of the last blue skies I will see in a long time!

Do you celebrate Christmas?

I am very interested in educating myself in other religions. What we learn at school is usually just about the places of worship and Holy Books – but that’s not what it’s all about. How do people feel being that certain religion? I’m a Church if England Christian and I don’t go to church every Sunday, I have never read the whole Bible… but I’m a Christian. 

I would like to do another post about this where I can properly rant, about religion and it’s advantages and disadvantages – but before then I have a Q and A (ask questions on my Instagram) and a post about 5 Ways To Get Into The Christmas Spirit! (and not be a Scrooge)

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Stay tuned for the rest of Blogmas! Even if you don’t get time to read every post on here there are always little snippets on my Instagram. If you don’t celebrate this occasion not all posts will be centred around it. There will be lots of collaborations and ways for you to get involved! Send me an email if you would like to take part in a post (you don’t even need to have a blog)

Happy December!

I promise you that for once I have actually planned 5 posts in advance!

Update The Death

I’ve not written in too long. My Instagram captions always seem to go off on tangents and you like those… but I can never go on a tangent if I want to! I was just lying in bed this evening thinking about how I could stay up until tomorrow doing all the things I need to and only have to shop tomorrow. Only if I weren’t tired!

I’m usually quite afar from my phone at night. It’s probably because it’s the weekend that I’ve decided to just break those rules. I suppose I am quite a healthy person with screen time but recently I found myself emerged in a game and I couldn’t stop playing it! I have three ‘games’ on my phone and I usually don’t play. These devices for me are mostly for interaction not for entertainment.

I have not edited this – which I would like to do. After I have published this post I will edit it and post it to my Instagram all finished (@kittyjadeonline)

What do you use your phone for? Everything?

Some people use theirs to read books but I find that just a bit too far. I love heading out to the library or bookshop and be able to come back and pick up a book. The real pages. And having an iPhone SE (which is the same size as a 5 or 5S) reading would be very hard on this 😂

So yes, I’ve gone off on a tangent!

Books are really special to me. Only in school recently did they start talking about genres and which genre you like the most. I realised that I really don’t have a particular idea of book that I really like/dislike. Weird?

I generally just go to the teen fiction section of my local library (the section which is very small) because no, I’m not an adult and no way am I reading Rainbow Magic 😂

I think some people assume that teenagers are procrastinators and are anti-social, prone to mental health “issues” (a topic of which I would like to talk about, especially its stereotypes). Everyone is different. This is an age where you decide who you want to be.

Anyway, I’d better get back to reading and go to sleep. I have a lot to talk about so tomorrow I’ll write some more posts? Let’s see if I remember 😆

*lots of laughing emojis later*

And if you have been DMing me (via Instagram) for collaborations I will be sending across some drafts tomorrow.

A Letter To Vegans

The few paragraphs I have written aren’t nessacerily from my personal point of view. I believe that being a vegan is about not taking things from other’s that belong on our planet, and about equalising the world. Being a human is a curse at the moment, but if we all pull together maybe we can make it a blessing.

I don’t care who you are, just be what you want to be and do whatever you think is right.

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To Vegans,

If you knew where your products were coming from such as eggs and milk would you use them? For example, I know this option isn’t available to all of us but if you had a hens or a friend/relative did would you use their eggs because you know where they’re coming from? Or would you still not because it’s shameful that those eggs aren’t fertilized and a child could’ve been born. If I were vegan, I would eat these eggs. I know that they have been forced out of the hen and that these chickens can roam around and have enjoyed their life. ‘Free Range’ on the label is just a way of making the brand look kinder, often this is not the case.

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Milk. If you had locally sourced milk, knowing it’s whereabouts would you still not drink it? Cows give birth 2-3 times in their lifetime (or less) before they are sent to market. Calves grow quickly, and need their mother’s milk only in the first couple of months (or less). So, when the cows are producing throughout the year with no intention would you buy and consume the milk? Humans are the most dangerous animals on Earth. We are not challenged to give up our milk to other species – and to be honest I think that no other animal can consume it (poisonous). Knowing that the cows aren’t forced to produce this milk – would you buy it?

Leather. I’ve done no real research but if a cow is killed for meat (which it is, the majority of people are not vegetarian/vegan) the leather can be used. If a cow is killed surely we can make the best of that loss of life and use as much of it as possible. Would you wear the leather? If it is produced in justice…

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Wool. This is a bit different, not all vegans give up wool as such. A sheep is sheared to keep it healthy, its body not overheated. And the sheep doesn’t have to be killed for this.

The few paragraphs I have written aren’t nessacerily from my personal point of view. I believe that being a vegan is about not taking things from other’s that belong on our planet, and about equalising the world. Being a human is a curse at the moment, but if we all pull together maybe we can make it a blessing. 

I don’t care who you are, just be what you want to be and do whatever you think is right. 

Can Something Come From Nothing? | Input Collaboration With Luna’s Lament

Hello Internet!

My good friend, Luna, made an input on my recent philosophy post. I thought it would be a lovely idea to collaborate and so far it has been a wonderful process! We both have massively differentiated opinions on this topic, and I found it very intriguing to write and read! make sure to stick to the end.

Can Something Come From Nothing? – Part One

Hello, my name is Luna, your author and for today’s post I am doing a collaboration with my good friend Erin on philosophy! To understand this post, please go back and read Erin’s previous post titled ‘Can Something Come From Nothing?’ I hope you enjoy our collaboration.

Ok, sooooooooooooo… I guess first I should mention that I have been a Christian my entire life. I’m not really sure what you believe in, or maybe you don’t believe in anything, everyone has to make that choice on their own. So, I guess, if you want answers on the universe from my view, just keep in mind that this is what I personally believe and I don’t want to offend anyone in any way.

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