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My Month In Photos - May 2018.

Oh hi bet you forgot about me didn't you? It's been a while. Maybe I'll just spend the rest of my blogging life apologising for taking impromptu breaks for the rest of my blogging career. 

The last post I wrote was that corker on GDPR and what it means for bloggers and I think that says everything about the fact I haven't blogged since then. I think it's been about a fortnight with nothing from me. I have basically spent the last fortnight in a mad rush of family stuff, business stuff, life stuff and a whole host of GDPR compliance activities. 

My Month In Photos - April 2018.

Cor blimey I feel like an amateur writing this. 

I feel all rusty and like I don't know what to say and have I maybs forgotten how to blog? I published a grand total of 10 blog posts this month, the lowest count for years and after my little life lately rant last week, I promptly gave up again and didn't write anything else. 

That being said I have some thoughts I want to publish and some ideas I want to write about for May so maybe it'll be a better month and I'll be back to it. As rusty as I feel currently I do like the way my hands fly over the keys like they've always known what to do and sharing some of my snaps and an insight into my life feels normal. We'll see. 

My Month In Photos - March 2018

Oh hi just me trying not to freak out about us being a quarter of the way through the year anyone else? This year is absolutely flying by and I am filling it with all the lovely things and it's been a pretty solid start to 2018. 

March for me was hectic, in the best sense of the word but it meant it went by quicker than both the months before it. March was bookended by trips away, first to Venice and then to Sussex and it meant I was in a constant state of packing, getting ready to go away and unpacking again. Despite the never ending busy it was a great month filled with lots of fun things I'm excited to tell you about. 

My Month In Photos - February 2018.

February has bloody flown by hasn't it? After the years that was January 2018, the few less days we have this month makes me feel like we're a whole week down. It seems like everything is rushed, there's no time to do anything and before you know it it's March and whoa what just happened. Combine that with the fact I am going to Venice tomorrow and suddenly the weeks have disappeared in a blur of getting shit done before I go away and here we are.

My Month In Photos - January 2018.

In December I talked a bit about what I was and wasn't bringing back for 2018 and my Friday Favourites and my Pinspiration didn't make the cut but this wee babe did. I wasn't sure on this one, I felt like it'd gone a bit stale and was repeating a lot of what I said in my Friday Favs. However, since I don't do my Favourites anymore at all I felt like I was itching to share a bit of my life, what I've been up to and well, this blog post format still fitted so here we are. 

My Month In Photos - December 2017.

Well well well we've come to the end of the month and the end of the year - isn't it satisfying it's ending on a Sunday and the new year is coming in on a new week? The stars have aligned my friends. 

It's been a long time I've been writing these posts, well over a year and I don't know if they, like my Friday Favourites, will be joining us in 2018. I just feel like they're a little stale these days and often I'm just repeating in one what I wrote on the other so idk where they're going, whether they'll come back in a new form or I'll just sack it off altogether. 

But anyway, less about what's to come (or what's not) - in the spirit of ending the year right, here's what I got up to in the last festive month. 

My Month In Photos - October 2017.

Oh don't mind me over here just heavy breathing over the fact it's November tomorrow and where the eff has the year gone but also omg does that mean it's appropriate to start thinking about Christmas now.......

October shot by in a blaze of days out and not blogging and working damn hard and planning time away and being burnt out and house guests. I keep banging on about the fact I'm busy now every weekend until the new year but really I don't know if I've ever had a calendar so full. 

October, whilst being hellish busy was fun. The past few days the weather has really turned and we're down to single figure degree temps and I am living for it. I've had the fire on twice in two nights, we've got the winter throw on the bed and I have driven in mittens a healthy three times this week. 

What I am not living for so much is how dark it is because although I loooove a cosy night with fairy lights, getting up in the dark is fucking hard no? But weather aside (did I accidentally turn 45 not 25 this month?) - let's get onto the round up. 

My Month In Photos - September 2017.

Normally I start all of these posts with a 'how on earth is is already the next month why won't this year slow down" but this time round I'm actually quite excited it's nearly October. Every year I try and convince myself that Summer is my favourite season but every time Autumn rolls round again I remember that no, this is definitely when I come alive. 

October is my birthday month and was always half term as well at school so always full of fun and now whilst it might not quite be the same now I'm an old fogey (I'll be turning 25 on the 17th) there's still something magical about October. It's the leaves, it's the chill in the air, it's Halloween and Bonfire Night is creeping up and hearty meals and blankets and oh gosh it's all quite exciting isn't it? 

But before we get too ahead of ourselves, here's what I got up to in September. 

My Month In Photos - August 2017.

How HOW is it nearly September? Kids are going back to school, Summer is basically over and tomorrow social media will be alight with PSL and tartan scarves. I personally am not ready for it. I love Autumn, I do, but as much as I love the chance to don my winter jumpers unseasonably early and as much as I love the colours of the leaves and a travel mug full of tea I'm just not ready for Summer to be over. 

My Month In Photos - July 2017

Another month another intro on how busy I've been, yet at the same time I feel really relaxed and calm and like I haven't been that busy? It might be due to the fact I'm writing this about to go on holiday till the end of the week and I've been living at my parents house by myself for 10 days. Of course actually house sitting at my parents house hasn't been all that relaxing, I set myself a to do list way too big to complete, ran here there and everywhere but it was a bit blissful all the same. Having a bed to myself meant I had some of the best nights sleep I've had in ages (sorry Joss) and just doing what I wanted when I wanted meant I feel pretty chill writing this........

My Month In Photos - June 2017.

Another month, another round up of the month that's past written on the first day of the next month because I've been too busy. I said month too much in one sentence.

I had all good intentions of getting this written on the right day but then I got given a last minute offer to go and see Justin Bieber in Cardiff last night and hell, I won't turn down free tickets for no blog post. This month has absolutely flown by and I think that's because I'd written off June before it started. I was on jury service for a fortnight this month which explains my lack of attendance at the Blogosphere Awards and my sporadic blog posts but I basically knew I couldn't do anything else. I think because I'd known about jury service for a while and geared myself up for it to take a lot of June up for me suddenly it was over and it's July and I barely blinked. 

Here's to running head first into Summer!

My Month In Photos - May 2017

I don't even want to think about the fact we're about to enter June. How HOW are we nearly halfway through the year? I had all these hopes and plans and expectations for 2017 and I feel like half the year went by without me achieving anything whilst I was just like finding my feet? Like I've been preparing myself for all the things I'll do this year and whilst I was preparing and making to do lists 6 months went by. Wot.