Remember when we collectively agreed that 2020 was going to be our year? Well…three months in and we’ve already had massive bush fires in Australia, extreme flooding throughout the UK and now we’re all being forced to self-isolate due to a global pandemic. Predictions for next month? Alien invasion perhaps?
How on earth is it March already? Seriously I feel like it was only yesterday that we were celebrating the beginning of a new decade and now we’re already into the 3rd month?! Scary. Which also means that its been 2 months since I actually wrote anything on here…..So in an attempt to get the ball rolling again, I thought I’d ease myself in gently with a fun little post about all the wonderful things I enjoyed in February 🙂
As the final days of 2019 draw to a close, I thought it would be the perfect time to reflect on all the ups and downs of the year. Mentally this has been one of the toughest years to date, full of rejection, uncertainty and A LOT of tears and stress filled sleepless nights.
Look up ‘picturesque places to visit in Scotland’ and chances are you’ll likely be flooded with pictures of locations such as Loch Ness, Ben Nevis, The Isle of Skye and The Cairngorms, Which isn’t exactly a bad thing, they’re certainly all beautiful places, but with Scottish winter bringing 4pm sunsets and these locations being a 2/3 average hour drive from Glasgow, they don’t always make the most practical of day trips. As a result,
Lets go back a few years, 6 to be specific, to 2013 when I first came across the author Margaret Atwood. Having just eagerly devoured Daphne du Maurier’s ‘Rebecca’ for my Advanced Higher English class, I’d been tasked with the rather difficult mission of finding the perfect accompanying novel (that likewise contained strong female characters) in order to write my dissertation.
So if you read last months post ‘Reflecting on August’ you’ll know that although last month was a bit shit, I had much more positive hopes for September and, well I guess those positive vibes payed off because all in all it turned out not to be too bad a month!