Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Five Positive Things

Five Positive Things

Five Positive Things Selfie

Evening All! Sorry for my lack of communication over the last week but I have just been consumed with life; mainly assignments for college and errands I'd put off for far too long.

01: Summer is finally upon us. As I write this I have just consumed a lovely meal of fish fingers (thats as far as my cooking skills go) and I have a lovely view of Zac exploring the garden under the wisteria. At the weekend I did manage to grab five minutes to sit outside in the sun with a cold drink which was lovely. With the arrival of summer comes the arrival of birthdays, weddings and festivals and I am ridiculously excited. My dress for a wedding next weekend is absolutely stunning - I think i'm a little in love.

02: Another event which now has a date and time is the Bristol Blogger Meet. I've never been to a blogger event or met any other bloggers so again i'm hugely excited to meet the people behind some of the blogs that I love to read. It seems amazing to me that I'm actually classed as a blogger and can attend this!

03: A third event coming up is Glastonbury - sorry I promise this won't be all events based, well not quite. Facebook reminded me the other day that this week was the week that I received my ticket last year so now every time I see the postman I end up waiting by the letterbox just incase my ticket for this year arrives.

*To finish the events ramble there is also Busted in Birmingham, Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick Theatre, London, Chicago at Bristol Hippodrome a holiday to Portugal and a trip to Bath Spa all coming up within the next two and a bit months!*

04: I'm finally getting towards the first of five years back in education as an adult learner. It's been a hard year with constant submissions and a written assignment word count looking to be about 70,000 words. I'm sure thats like writing War and Peace yeah? With this end of year one I have just had it confirmed that my job role will change over the summer and I will be progressing into my new role at work. This was so lovely to hear as it feels that my hard work over the year has paid off!

05: I've really enjoyed growing some sunflowers and strawberries from seeds recently. I think this is because i'm proving to myself that I can take care of a living thing in the hope of a French Bulldog puppy arriving when I get a house of my own. My track record for adulting currently isn't that good so it's positive to know I can look after something that isn't myself.  Checking on the seeds has become a little addictive though.

What's new with you this week? Have you been embracing summer too?

If you fancy some summer vibes why not follow me on Bloglovin' where you'll be kept up to date with all the latest posts including an upcoming summer tech background, wedding outfit and some summer recipes.

Love Rachel x

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