Busy Bee

The view from the top of the Eiffel Tower at night

Hello! Bethy here, hope you remember me!

It has been faaaaar too long since I spent any time on my blog, in fact I know it’s feeling abandoned!

As many of you know, since I finished my first year at uni back in June, I have been crazily busy! I have travelled around Europe for 5 weeks with Ben, moved into my new house in Southampton and spent a week in Malaga last week with Ben’s family! Plus I am going to Reading Festival this week! In between all of these things, I have been desperately trying to snatch time with my family. We all do so much these days it’s hard to find any time to just sit down and have a good old natter!

In the Castelo S. Jorge in Lisbon
Barceloneta beach

I must admit I have also been doing a fair bit of crochet in my spare time as well, but I am not going to feel guilty about that because it’s one of my favourite hobbies.

I start my second year soon and I know that the level of work and difficulty is going to kick up a notch, but I have decided I really want to make more of a go of my blog this year! I want to modernise and clean up this blog and make it more interactive and reader-friendly. I also want to invest in a good quality camera because currently all my photos are taken on my phone which I have smashed about five times!
I want the blog to look more professional because then if all else fails in terms of getting a job related to my degree, I know I can make money from my textiles. I did it for pocket money when I was 13/14, so if I can do it at that age I can try and make a go of it in my twenties! Plus Textiles Technology was one of my A Levels and I achieved 100% in my coursework and an A grade overall, so that’s got to be worth something!

In which case, I am in search of someone/people who can help me or guide me to make this blog a bit snazzier! If anyone has any advice or knows of anyone who can help, please contact me.

In the meantime I won’t be posting anything new until I have upgraded this blog! I feel as if the people who are genuinely interested in what I do deserve a better site to read about it on.

For now though, I hope you have all enjoyed your summers as much as I have and I hope you all stay happy and healthy starting the new academic year. All my love, B x

First Year Finished!

Long time no see! I know it’s been a while, but I have been so busy since my last blog post during Easter! Ben and I went to Dubrovnik to celebrate 2 years together, I got back to uni and had essays, presentations and group projects due in, Ben and I had an Amnesty International charity gig to practice for and perform at and over the last two weeks I’ve been revising and sitting exams! Pretty busy!

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But, as of yesterday, I have finished my first year at Southampton! So crazy to think how quickly it’s gone! I will miss it a lot, but I can honestly say I have made the most of it and I have absolutely no regrets (even that time I walked home alone drunk from a club)!

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So now I have a 4 month summer ahead of me! I am spending two more weeks at uni, got Ben’s 20th to celebrate, a Coldplay concert at Wembley to go to and then interrailing for just over a month starting at the end of June! And that’s not even all of it!

During that time though I hope to continue blogging and hopefully some of you will read it! Even if you don’t, I think it’s a great way for me to write down everything that I do so I can look back on it in years to come!

I’ve got my next few blog posts planned out as I have been accumulating pictures and stories over the last few weeks. Got loads of veggie meals to show you and I have so NEARLY finished my crochet Cosy Stripe blanket – just got the border to complete! I also have been planning out a new summery crochet project, so all of that to come!

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Well now, I know this hasn’t been the most interesting post in the world, but I have a lot to share with you over the next few weeks so stay tuned!

As always, enjoy your weekend, you all deserve it! All my love, B x