Monday, 18 September 2017

A Day in My Life // August...But Not Really

It's already the 17th of September and I'm desperately trying to grab a hold of things to keep them together so I don't slip too far behind.

On the 25th of August 2017 I took a big step for me and decided to stop blogging for a while. It was a big step because since November 2011 this blog has been my main source of stability, my main outlet and my main hobby. I keep to a set schedule not for anyone else but for me and although I heard plenty of times from Jake 'it doesn't have to go up by then', for me it did. My obsessiveness took over and I was set in my ways. Originally, I would pre-write posts and have at the very least the next two weeks (8 posts) fully complete - though often up to a month+ - however, upon starting 2 new jobs in May things were getting on top of me.

It got to the point where most posts in August were written the night before. Staying up later than I would have liked to meaning I was extra tired (on top of my normal fatigue due to blood issues) getting up at 5.30 for my first job. I'd get home at 7.30 and have a nap before my 2nd job at 11.30 and once I got home at 2.30 (or 3rd job at 16.30 on certain days) it was time to take care of my own house work, the dog, Jake...etc..etc. The blog was sadly taking a backseat through no choice of my own and I was feeling rubbish, not only struggling with all that but other demons too. 

Anyway, the whole point of this post was that I worked through my main posts that go up each month like What I Watched in August and Project 365 // August Summary , then got to the 'A Day in My Life' post and realized I hadn't actually taken photos for one :( So this is it.

A day in my life in August was busy.
I got up early, walked to work, worked, walked home.
I got Baker up, out for the toilet, fed and played with. Then we had a nap together.
I woke up, had a bite to eat, put make up on and put Baker in his bed with Netflix on.
I walked to work, worked, walked home.
I got home, took Baker for the toilet, fed and played with him and had a seat.
I did some housework, fed myself and Jake, tidied a little more, then could sit down again.
I got a little work done on the laptop and by that time it was bedtime.

x that by 31 days.

I'm a bit gutted that it's the 2nd of these posts I've missed this year as I love to look back on them but I guess I just had no time and my head wasn't in the right place. Good news is I'm feeling a bit better and I'm really working on managing time so I can get back into posting. The plan is to use the next couple of weeks wisely and start back with my regular schedule in October. I may even drop a day...ya never know!

Hope everyone is well :)

Monday, 11 September 2017

Project 365 // August Summary

Top 3 Photos -

Top 5 Moments -
Meeting my best pals new partner & our day out at Eyemouth.
A full month of binge watching RPDR.
As always, a lot of time spent with the birds.
Baker turned 5!!!
Getting my eye issues rectified.

This Month in Previous Years -

Pop on over to Underland 2 Wonderland to keep up with my daily photo project. New posts go up there every Tuesday! (Although what with my absesnse from blogging just now, they have been a little sporadic). Link your photography projects in the comments so I can check them out too :)

Monday, 4 September 2017

What I Watched in August

I'm not going to say much this month, so here is the list of everything I watched througout August.

❤ Loved
⭐️ Liked
☁️ Indifferent
⚡️ Disliked
💔 Hated

August 1st.
The Curse of Downers Grove [2015] ⭐️
The Circle [2017] ⭐️

August 2nd.
David Blaine: Real or Magic? [2013] ⭐️
Houdini [1953] ❤

August 3rd.
Autumn Dreams [2015] ⭐️

August 4th.
Nerve [2016] ❤
Ghosts of the Abyss [2003] ☁️

August 5th.
Gotta Kick It Up [2002] ☁️
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas [2008] ⭐️

August 6th.
Groundhog Day [1993] ❤
Catch and Release [2006] ☁️

August 7th.
Letters to Juliet [2010] ⭐️
Chain Reaction [1996] ⚡️

August 8th.
In My Dreams [2014] ❤
Lizzie Mcguire S1E1 - 5 [2001] ❤

August 10th.
Lizzie Mcguire S1E6 - 10 [2001] ❤

August 11th.
The Way We Were [1973] ⭐️
Killing Oswald [2013] ⚡️
Rocketman [1997] ⭐️

August 12th.
The Country Bears [2002] ❤

August 13th.
The Railway Children [1970] ❤
The African Lion [1955] ⭐️

August 15th.
PS. I Love You [2007] ⭐️

August 16th.
All Hallows' Eve [2016] ⭐️
A Guy Thing [2003] ⭐️

August 17th.
Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket [2016] ⭐️
Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs [2015] ❤
Ru Paul's Drag Race S6E1-3 [2014] ❤

August 18th.
Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool [2016] ☁️
Ru Paul's Drag Race S6E4 -14 [2014] ❤

August 19th.
Date with Love [2016] ☁️
Ru Paul's Drag Race S4E1-2 [2012] ❤

August 20th.
The Saint [2017] ⚡️
Ru Paul's Drag Race S4E3-8 [2012] ❤

August 21st.
Albion: The Enchanted Stallion [2016] ❤

August 22nd.
Naked [2017] ❤

August 23rd.
Ricki and the Flash [2015] ⭐️
Ru Paul's Drag Race S4E9-14 [2012] ❤
Ru Paul's Drag Race S7E1-2 [2015] ❤

August 24th.
Ru Paul's Drag Race S7E3-12 [2015] ❤

August 25th.
The Love Punch [2013] ⭐️
Ru Paul's Drag Race S7E13-14 [2015] ❤
Chalk It Up [2016] ⚡️

August 26th.
On the Waterfront [1954] ☁️

August 27th.
The Box [2009] ⭐️
Ru Paul's Drag Race S5E1-14 [2013] ❤

August 28th.
A Family Man [2016] ❤

August 29th.
Other People [2016] ⭐️
Ru Paul's Drag Race S8E1-4 [2016] ❤

August 30th.
Envy [2004] ⭐️
Ru Paul's Drag Race S8E5-8 [2016] ❤
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban [2004] ❤
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire [2005] ❤

August 31st.
The Outcasts [2017] ⭐️
Ru Paul's Drag Race S8E9-10 [2016] ❤
Gold [2014] ☁️

Overall Movie total - 42
Previously Unseen total - 40
Cinema total - 0
Disney total - 5
TV Series total - 6

Yearly total so far - 327
Yearly unseen - 196

Top 5 Fave Movies of the Month
- Houdini
- Nerve
- The Railway Children
- Naked
- A Family Man

As you can see I had a bit of a Drag Race marathon month. It's all I've really done to be fair and I needed it. Somehow I still managed to watch 42 movies too which is cool...I'm now 173 away from my goal and have 4 months to get there, that means I need to watched around 43 per month. Doable? We'll try!

Previous ' What I Watched' lists can be found here -
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017