Taking Stock

I recently read this Taking Stock post from Chiaki Creates and thoroughly enjoyed it. Giving myself a chance to sit back and think about where I am in my life isn’t something I give myself the opportunity to do very often so here goes.

At the moment I am…

Taking Stock

Enjoying: getting ready for Christmas.
Listening: to a lot of Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.
Wearing: all of the layers and my vintage Harris Tweed cape.
Making: soup and cakes. Comfort food.
Cooking: lots of vegetables now I’ve signed up to Abel And Cole.
Drinking: lots of tea and a fair amount of bubbles.
Feeling: really happy and excited for the future.
Reading: Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie and the Advent of Punk.
Looking: for something to wear on Christmas Day.
Wishing: I could sleep properly. I’m brilliant at falling asleep, not so good at staying asleep.
Liking: that good things keep happening.
Waiting: for inspiration to hit about my next hair colour.
Snacking: on chocolate mostly.
Coveting: a MacBook Pro.
Hearing: Chuck Bass. I’m watching Gossip Girl from the beginning again.
Learning: new cake recipes.
Loving: that I get to see my friends at home soon.
Watching: Gossip Girl and Christmas films.
Admiring: all of the outfits Serena wears.
Getting: myself ready for the new year.
Wondering: what to do with my time today.
Playing: Heads Up! I’m obsessed with it, it’s hilarious.
Noticing: the little things that mean so much.
Giggling: Black Books. I’ve been re-watching that too.
Bookmarking: books that I really want to read.
Deciding: to spend more time on the things I enjoy, especially writing.
Hoping: that I can get away for the weekend when Tom goes on his camp staff weekend away.
Contemplating: what my next step should be.
Wanting: to find a good face wash because all the ones I’ve had recently don’t make my skin feel nice.
Thinking: about Christmas at home.
Knowing: that everything will be alight in the end.



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  1. This is a lovely post – I really like the format!!!

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