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How I fell for Instagram all over again

Instagram has become one of those sore topics. People are pissed at the demise of the chronological feed and constant changes to the algorithm, plus there's the disdain for comment/follow pods, follow-unfollowers, and don't even get me started on people who buy followers. It's easy to get into the habit of bitching and moaning and… Continue reading How I fell for Instagram all over again

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Some more blogs I’ve followed lately

2018 is the year of blogging communities. Rather than going it alone and taking to Twitter to ask (mostly unanswered) questions, bloggers are joining emerging communities and finding groups who are supporting each other with self-confidence and growth. And it's bleddy brilliant! I've already come across some great tips and resources in various Facebook groups… Continue reading Some more blogs I’ve followed lately

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A Year in the Life of A Cornish Geek

Yesterday I reflected on my 2017 goals and today I want to focus more on the blogging side of things. Last week I sent out an email to all of the brands I've worked with this year, thanking them for supporting the blog and giving them a heads up about what to expect in 2018.… Continue reading A Year in the Life of A Cornish Geek

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Saturday Share #124

Tis the season to be jolly, so let's enjoy the snow, have a crack at some Christmas DIYs and set some goals for the new year. Here's a rundown of the blog posts I've loved this week. I'm so jealous of everyone who had proper snow this week but have loved looking at your photo… Continue reading Saturday Share #124

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My bloggers of the year

I follow nearly 200 blogs on Bloglovin, from A Beautiful Chaos to Zen Scribbles. I had a semi-recent cull and unfollowed old URLs or those who hadn't posted for six months and the total still stands at 186. As I scroll through the list of blogs I follow, maybe 20 or so stand out as… Continue reading My bloggers of the year

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Saturday Share #123

The blogosphere is getting all kinds of festive, with some fab gift guides and other holiday highlights. In amongst all the Blogmas posts you can also spot a few inspiring lifestyle gems. Here's a look at what I've loved reading over the last fortnight. Want to use Twitter to grow your blog? Corinne has put… Continue reading Saturday Share #123

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Trouble sleeping? Grab a pen.

Are you struggling to fall asleep at night? Do you lie awake with your brain twitching with ideas? That's not necessarily a bad thing. Whether your mind is worrying about bills, planning tomorrow's to-do list or plotting the next great novel, there's a simple tool to help you get back to the land of nod:… Continue reading Trouble sleeping? Grab a pen.

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Saturday Share #121

Most of this week's fave blog posts have contained plenty of top tips for fellow bloggers. There's an additional post the end that's non-blog specific, which is my absolute favourite of the week. Happy reading. I've been pondering starting an e-newsletter for a while but I've been a bit stuck on content - I want… Continue reading Saturday Share #121

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Saturday Share #119

If you're looking for stationery porn, bujo tips and Christmas gift ideas look no further. I've got everything covered in my round-up of fave blog posts of the week. If you're trying to grow your blog, check out Eleanor's post on affiliate links and Amber's post on making your Instagram more interesting. Rebecca's got your… Continue reading Saturday Share #119

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I’ve finally found the perfect blog planner!

Earlier this year I blogged about my quest to find the perfect blog planner. And I've only gone and bleddy found it! Danielle from Dot Creates has done her research with this one, surveying bloggers for weeks (myself included) to find out what they want and need. And it ticks all of my boxes: it… Continue reading I’ve finally found the perfect blog planner!