Wednesday, 31 December 2014

REFLECTING ON 2014



I cannot believe that yet another year has passed. My Dad once told me that as you get older time passes quicker and now I completely understand what he meant. 2014 has been a complete roller-coaster of love, happiness, creativity, progress, stress, sadness, confusion and pride; needless to say I've been so consumed by life that this last year has whizzed by!

I began 2014 recovering from months of run down illness that just didn't want to shift - it took a long Christmas break to fix me. I was in a dead-end job, which was making me grumpy, insecure and depressed. To make matters worse I didn't have any money to spend outside of work so I was bored and restless too. I filled my weekends with Matt, photography tests and blogging to keep sane. I feel very proud of everything we managed to achieve on those weekends.


It wasn't until late summer that I finally had the guts to move on and try my luck at freelancing. It was really, really tough coming from an in house job with little industry experience and putting myself out there to find work. Although it was stressful and I'm now worse off financially than I was before, taking that leap of faith was the best thing I've ever done. I spent four or so months outside of suppressing office walls focusing on myself and my career, meeting new people and seeing a side of London I'd never seen before; my eyes were opened up to a completely new way of life.  

Most importantly, all of the above has now lead to an amazing job opportunity, which I'm very excited about and starting next week! I'll tell you about it in more detail in the new year I promise! For now though I'm just about to pop into central London to brave the January sales. First point of call, Cos, of course - and I guess I'll also be checking out my other high street favourites for a few bargains, Topshop, Forever 21, you know the sorts. I hope you've all had an amazing 2014 and here's to an even more wonderful 2015 ahead!  



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  1. Hope you have a really happy New Year!
    Hannah x
    Hanniemc.co.uk

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  2. love those pants! I know exactly what it means to be older and time goes by so much quicker, it's crazy! have a great New Year :)

    http://splitneedles.blogspot.com

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  3. I loved reading your blog this year and you are def one of my favs for style and content. :) It sounds like things are looking up big time for you and I can't wait to see what you'll create in 2015! xoxo

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  4. I'm glad 2014 was so great for you - wishing you an even better 2015!

    Becky :: accooohtrements.wordpress.com

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  5. Sounds like that leap of faith was a long time coming and i'm glad to hear that your braveness and hard work paid off with a new job! I have a feeling 2015 is going to be a great year for you :)

    Happy New Year

    Tabby x
    www.ofthesaints.uk

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  6. Loved this post! Your outfit looks so cute! I wish you all the best for 2015 and hope to see more of your good content. I did a post like this over on my blog and would really appreciate the love!
    Lucy x
    loopyylu.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. Love love love this outfit! ♡
    Anyway, happy new year to you :)

    Kisses,
    Sybille.

    thenewnewgirl.blogspot.fr

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  8. love those trousers (leggings?) on you! i hope you have an amazing year, you talented lady!

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