You may have noticed my blog has had a makeover! After weeks of blood, sweat and tears we’ve managed to get everything together. We transferred my blog to a self-hosted platform which is something I should have done years ago, but always thought it was more hassle than it was worth. Match this with my complete lack of technical skills – it really wasn’t meant to be. But with a lot of persistence by Bogdan, he managed to make it happen. We spent hours searching for a new template and I’m really happy with the new layout – especially on the homepage. I love having the images together and think it makes it feel more personable and easier to navigate. We have a few more ideas in terms of taking the blog design to the next level, but for now I’m over the moon with it.
I also celebrated a mini milestone on my blog’s Facebook page – I reached over 100 likes! I don’t like to place too much of an emphasis on numbers, but feel so proud and lucky to have one hundred people on Facebook behind my blog as well as all my email followers! The world of social media can be quite a crazy one – so it’s great to have a little community supporting me and reading my content. We celebrated with a walk on the beach with Max but unfortunately he wasn’t feeling in the mood for a photo!
Spring is coming
Spring is one of my favourite seasons. I love seeing the sun’s rays peek out from behind the clouds and daffodils s dance in the sunshine. Although there is still a crisp, chill in the air I can certainly feel Spring is on its way – however saying that, I bet the snow will return soon!
There are so many things I love to do during Spring – walking everywhere and anywhere, decorating our apartment with flowers, sitting on the balcony and even waking up to the sun shining through the windows. It’s always the little things which make the big differences.
Getting things done
It’s all too easy to get stuck in a rut. The challenge of feeling motivated and to get things done can seem greater than it actually is. There are a few projects in the pipeline which I’m really looking forward to working on.
On a more personable level, I feel I really want to get back on track with my fitness and aim to do 30 mins of a workout daily. I also want to get back into reading – I find it so relaxing and I love curling up on the couch with a good book and cup of tea. I have a few books in mind I’m looking forward to reading – in particular Ray Celestin’s The Axeman Jazz; apparently it’s the type of book I would love! And as I always seem to say, I need to get working on my Romanian. There is honestly no excuse for me not to be learning a bit each day. Every time I think about learning the language, I feel this deep sense of excitement – I just need to get to it! But hey, the lesson of getting things done is something we all need to relearn and continue to develop.