my before 30 list.

I have so many goals in life but there are some that I want to experience before I’m thirty.

  1. Travel to Thailand – I have always wanted to experience the true beauty of this country. It has some of the most relaxing scenery and I would just love to walk through it all.
  2. Have something published in print – As a wannabe author this is a big want for me. It sounds odd but I would like some validation that what I write is good enough for the rest of the world.
  3. Read 100 set-out books – I will be doing a list of books that I want to read but I think that there are definitely books that I need to experience before I reach the big 3-0
  4. Do my WWII tour around Europe – Starting in Russia and making my way back to the UK.
  5. Catch up with my TBR – I really want my TBR list to be slightly smaller and for me to be keeping up with my new purchase, I doubt that this will be done in my lifetime but its a nice goal to have. 

I love this idea, so here is mine. I have so many more goals in life but I tried to keep these blog-related and a little less obvious. Tell me what some of yours are below!

An Update

I have taken a little time off from this blog, and not because I didn’t want to be here, but because I was struggling with my own motivation and I had to reassess my life and what was actually going on with me.

I have a lot going on emotionally, and I might have to write a blog post all about it, and probably will do. I think that with this blog, I put too much pressure on myself, and it wasn’t fun anymore, in fact it became overwhelming. I know that for ‘normal’ people the schedule I was running wouldn’t be a problem, but coupled with my anxiety and other things my attention was drawn and I found myself panicking about the blog posts instead of enjoying them. So I took some time off and began to think about the direction I wanted to go in and what I want to write about.

I have decided on a whole new plan for my blog, in terms of a schedule, and posting material. I think that I need to get back to myself and my personality that seems to have been lost in the repetitive ‘I have failed’ posts. I have so much passion for books and the world around me, that I am truly failing myself and you guys by carrying on with these posts. I want myself to be so intrigued in what I’m writing that it becomes a pleasure again.

Onto what I will actually be writing about, I will be doing book recommendations, favourite books in certain genres, writing tips and progress, debates on current events mixed in with personal things about me and what I’m loving for that week. I feel as though these posts will better reflect me and what I want to achieve.

I will be posting book reviews, but they’ll be more sporadic than a set day in which I worry about reading in time for and whatnot. Plus I don’t think that all the books I read warrant a book review, so it may be that there will be a rating on Goodreads rather than here.

So that’s it, there may be some theme changes and whatnot before this whole process is done, but hopefully, I will be on my new schedule for tomorrow.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder…

I have been gone for a week. I haven’t posted and I really should have, but there was no motivation. I feel as though I have lost sight of what I wanted to do with this blog. I think I’m repeating myself over and over again, and its becoming a chore. Which I never wanted it to be, I think I will be scrapping the weekly routine… for now. I need to come up with what I want this blog to me. I want to inject more fun and my personality into the posts.

One thing that I’m certain will be up within a couple of days is my book review of All The Light We Cannot See. As for everything else, who knows, for now.