Recently, I’ve been trying to hide the struggles of blogging. Posting three times a week can be a strain sometimes. I have been posting just for the sake of posting. Some of my recent posts I am really not happy with but my schedule has required me to post it (I’ve been pushing myself a lot). Also, being ‘professional’ is not fun. I’ve had to hide from you, my friends, all the problems that have occurred because of being so active. These past few months have been the best my blog has ever seen, and thank you so much for your support! Yet, being successful comes at a price. I have been glued to my iPad when it is really unnecessary. Sometimes a whole day goes by when I haven’t been outside. I disgusted my own problems and I want to put a stop to it.
Bookstagram is one of my new adventures and it has been good so far. Other than the pressure to read more often (which is unavoidable) the community is really safe and I’ve made some new ‘friends’. I enjoy spending time on there but I am very self-critical. My mind is constantly whirring: ‘this is unnecessary’ ‘stop scrolling’ ‘you’re wasting your time’ and I agree with myself, for some parts. I want to put aside 1 hour a day for bookstagram and that’s all. I know it’s very ambitious, but I am a Slytherin after all. In addition, my addiction to books has resulted in less exercise. I need to work on my own fitness and balance between books/health.
You can probably see where this post is going…
I’m taking a break but for only as long as I need. I want to write up content that I’m 99% happy with, instead of 70%. Hopefully I’ll still be active on Instagram, but I can’t promise anything.
Sorry for the negativity: I thought you might like to know why I won’t be posting for a while.
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I know many of you are passionate about cutting down on plastics and saving the environment, but how do we do that? I am sharing with you, today, some easy ways to make sure you are doing the best for the environment. So even though we can’t vote for better government, we can change a few things in our everyday life.
Don’t Buy Books
It will help save our planet and it will save you money! Use facilities like the library to read books. I am a massive bookworm, as many of you will know, but I don’t need books to prove that. I use the library, and occasionally a charity shop. If I ever buy from a charity shop, I always return it once I’ve read it. Not only does this help a charity, it helps you. You no longer have to find space to store that book.
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I don’t know if you are aware of the American Youtuber: Haley Pham. A couple of weeks ago she released a video called ‘My Summer Bucketlist’ and I was really intrigued. She complied a list, in her bullet journal, of what she wanted to do with her long summer break. I actually have a couple of weeks left of school so my list will not be as long. Also, I am very busy in August time so that’s nearly a month gone. Still, there are a few things I am eager to do this holiday.
1. Go to a theme park (with a friend)
There is a theme park near me that I have not attended in my whole life. This may be an expensive one, but I would really love to go. Hopefully, with a friend who knows their way around 😂 as many of them do!
2. Camp in the garden
This one is quite achievable. A tent, books and board games! I’d definitely do one night solo and then another with a friend.
This photo is totally unrelated but I wanted to use it somewhere 😂
3. Go on a few evening bike rides
They are my favourite thing to do when the weather is warmer. Hopefully I’ll manage to do a few of them before I head off to all my Guide camps and Menorca!
I would like to take some time today to recap on some of the books I have read this year. You are probably not aware of how much of a bookworm I am but through my blog I would like to record my bookish thoughts as well as other things! I’m going to name this series ‘bookish rambles’ (inspired by Rhiana)
So, the best series of books I have ever read:
I picked up the first book of the series in a charity shop. I was looking for some new books and the words ‘charity shop’ were the first to appear in my mind. After reading the first one, I was totally hooked and had to go to the library to get the next two. I finished this series in about a week. The books are around 400 pages long though incredibly easy to read. Probably a bit too low a level for me but never less, the plot was brilliant. It took some very unexpected twists and turns. Out of all the trilogy, the third one was my favourite? A bit hard to say though! They were all amazing.
Hello, how are you all? It’s been a while since I have participated in a tag but I miss it dearly! I have been kindly nominated for the Things That I Love tag by Zara .