I’ve had watercolour paints and pencils for… well, too long considering that I’ve only really just gotten around to using them. This is a quick list of things I’ve learned from using these watercolours and from understanding why I was so hesitant to start using them sooner. Just do it Sometimes you really just need … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned from (Finally) Trying Watercolours
Ah, writer's block. The Arch Nemesis of every writer. After starting my blog almost two months ago (as I check the date I realise it has been exactly two months) I aimed to write and publish posts regularly. I averaged I think about two or three posts a week, although there were many days in … Continue reading How I’m Dealing with Writer’s Block
So, uh... I'm back. If you check my blog, you'll see that my last post was published on August 6. That means I haven't posted in about two weeks after posting almost daily. This mini-hiatus wasn't intentional and is something that I am looking to overcome. Sometimes I find that thinking about why something has … Continue reading Why I Haven’t Been Posting Recently
I scoured DIY room décor and room makeover inspiration on YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest so you don’t have to. These are the five most popular elements in 2019 room décor. Indoor plants Plants make any space feel more open and airy by bringing the outdoors in. Those of us who may struggle to keep a … Continue reading The 5 Most Popular Room Décors in 2019
I love movies as much as the next person. Recently I have found myself watching a lot more movies than I normally do. In no particular order, these are my top five movies of last month. Pan's Labyrinth 2006, Drama/Fantasy Pan’s Labyrinth was a lot sadder and darker than I had anticipated but I loved … Continue reading My Top 5 Movies of July
Can you believe it’s already August? I believe in appreciating the little things in life, so I wanted to take a moment and dedicate a blog post to outlining my favourite things from this month. I will focus mostly on reading, writing, and movies and television. Books I haven’t read much this month but I … Continue reading July Favourites!
Every person, every story. Even the most seemingly mundane aspects of one’s life will be interesting to another. In learning about history, it’s not just the big moments that are interesting. It’s also the little things, the everyday features of the past. Entire aspects of studies of ancient history are devoted to discovering artefacts and … Continue reading Every Person Has a Story Worth Telling
Fun fact, today’s Oxford English Dictionary (OED) word of the day is “skronk”. Apparently it is a word to represent “loud, harsh sounds” (OED). I really don’t have much else to say about it. I just saw the word when I was writing this post and thought it sounded funny, so I wanted to share … Continue reading Skronk
It has been a whole week since I started my blog! When I first started this blog, I made a post which spoke about why I started the blog. So, one week in, I wanted to take a few moments now to reflect on what I want to achieve from the blogging experience. Here are … Continue reading What I want to get out of blogging
A week ago I finally officially started a blog by creating this blog and writing my first blog post. When I did that, I wasn’t entirely sure if I would even continue writing more posts or not. Nevertheless, I felt inspired and motivated, and decided to strive for at least one blog post a day … Continue reading Happy one week to my blog!