I'm sorry I've been so absent round this place recently. Since moving back up to Newcastle I feel like I've been busy non-stop reacquainting myself with living up North and back round my family again. Its a strange feeling after being away for 7 years! And just before Christmas we decided that it would be a good idea to sign for a flat so 5 months after we'd moved 200 miles up the country again we were packing up our life into boxes and shoving it all in a van. I'm absolutely in love with the place and I will get a home tour up soon, there's still a few finishing touches I want to do and some furniture that I need to update but it feels like home already.
Way back at the beginning of the year I mentioned I was going to start keeping a memory jar, its one of very few 'long-term' projects I've seen through to the end and on New Years Day I opened it up, scattered all the bits of paper with happy thoughts written on them around me, and had half an hour or so of feeling really blessed whilst reading them. It really is the little things that make a year, I've had some pretty big experiences like getting to experience a holiday in New York, but memories like taking my nana out for lunch or chatting rubbish with Phil before bedtime have really reminded me to see the good in day-to-day life. I'm definitely doing it again this year but I think I'm going to make a small adjustment by including the date on the slip of paper as there were a few moments I just couldn't for the life of me remember.
There's been a lot of re-invention in the blogging world for 2014 and I kind of want to jump on the bandwagon, I've not been feeling very inspired by being involved in the fashion side of blogging recently and I'm unsure whether I want to continue to define myself in that genre anymore. I much prefer to use this place as an online diary of life's adventures. I'm hoping 2014 is going to be the year I finally get my life on track and start to feel like I have a purpose. I hope all of my readers will join me for the ride.