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My goals for 2017!

January 11, 2017

Iamjayde

Hello 2017!

I’m a wee bit late with my goals, but I’ve started working towards them already, I promise! I have never been great at sticking to my goals, but if I don’t even try I never will be right? Every little helps (…is what I tell myself as I fail every single one of them by a mile)

I’ve popped together 9 things I want to work on this year. I’d love it if I could ‘achieve’ them by the end of the year, but if I’m still working on them by the time 2018 then I’m not going to beat myself up about it. They’re generally just things that will improve my day-to-day life, but a few will help me out in the future too!

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Home.

June 23, 2014
I’ve not been home in 3 years.
I did a photography project about ‘home’ and ‘homesickness’ last semester at uni, so the idea of going home has not been far from my mind since. I’ve been struggling with quite bad homesickness since I decided the topic of my project, so while I don’t get many days where I am both off university and work, I made a trip back up to the North-East a priority and managed to sneak a few in and revisit my hometown, finally.

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Nostalgia & Dealing with homesickness (playlist)

April 9, 2014

So as some of you may know, some of my work was exhibited two weeks ago. My work consisted of postcards, containing memories or thoughts about my home town on the north-east coast of Scotland. I’ve not visited this place since I moved down to Edinburgh in 2011 (Between uni, and working it’s hard to find the time or money to!) After siting down and writing my postcards, I felt very homesick once again- and somewhat nostalgic. So instead of my usual tactic of ‘think of anything but home’, I decided to ‘cuddle’ my homesickness and put together a playlist of the kind of music I listened to in 2006+ Continue Reading

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Tattoo Talk: What I wish someone had told me before I got my first tattoo

April 7, 2014

I recently got a new tattoo (well, I finally got a piece finished) and it got me thinking about all the stuff I wish I had known when I first started getting tattoos back when I was 18, So I thought I’d put together a post for those of you who are thinking about getting a tattoo. Now, I’m not heavily tattooed or anything (I have 10/8 depending on how you count them), but my family and people I surround myself with most of the time, are all a bit tattoo mad- so I’ve got good amount of know-how about them!

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