I’ve got a case of writers block. I don’t know what it is, but the words just won’t flow. Well, they will— but not for long, which means I’ve got a bunch of half-finished blog posts sitting in my drafts. A little bit of change usually sparks my imagination and gets my creative juices flowing again, so I’ve decided to go ‘back to basics’, with a really simple layout, after a bit of an unplanned hiatus. Blogs seemed to have evolved into ‘magazines’ recently, with images sliding left, right and centre, and no words actually on the front page in many cases, but I’m not ready for that— I like my blog to look like a blog, with all my posts one side and a bunch of other bits on the other!
It should look something like this:
We’ve been out and about, and I feel like I’ve got loads to catch you guys up on, which I will in due course. I miss the days of ‘personal’ blogs. I know there are some out there still (and I want to find them!) but so many have changed, which is understandable as our tastes grow and it’s great for the blogger, when they are being offered sponsored posts here, there and everywhere, but not so great for little old me, who likes to be nosy (thank god for vlogs, eh?!) There’s only so many “My Top 5 Lipsticks” or “Shopping My Stash” posts I can hack, one after the other, with nothing else inbetween— and that’s coming from someone who loves everything beauty-related! There is often pressure among bloggers to be writing about certain topics or producing certain content on a regular basis, with “editions” and such, but I’m not sure that’s me. Not right now, anyway. I’m taking the pressure off of myself, going back to those same aforementioned basics and just blogging about I want again. Will you see hauls? Sure. Monthly favourites? Maybe. I’m not looking to break boundaries here! I’m just doing my thing, and if that happens to be the same as everyone else, great. If it’s not, well, that’s great too!
I’ve got my planner at the ready— let’s do this, internet.