A Quick Update

Hello again.

So since I’ve been away for quite a while, I thought it would be nice of me to give you guys a little update on things. Firstly, Eid Mubarak to those of you celebrating! Secondly, if you follow me on social media, I had mentioned that I wouldn’t be posting very often for at least a month or so due to upcoming exams. These exams are honestly super important and so I need to put more time aside for studying. Once that’s over and done with, I’ll put more time into blogging and I will be posting more consistently. Now, because I’m going to be busy for a while, I’ve already written a couple of posts that just need to be scheduled, so you guys will still be getting content at least once or twice a week. How does that sound? If I do have any extra time on my hands, I will 100% be writing more posts to add to the growing list. 

In other news, I’m really hating the heat; wishing winter would come sooner. Speaking of winter, I have a few autumnal/wintery blog posts coming too, so keep an eye out. I suddenly have this huge burst of inspiration for posts out of nowhere and it sucks because I’ve hardly had any time to write lately. The one time I don’t have writer’s block just has to be when I’m super busy, how convenient. It’s currently 1:10 am and it’s only around now that I find time for writing. This will be a scheduled post for tomorrow though since it’s obviously quite late to publish it right now. I have plans for this blog you guys, just wait and see. I hope y’all truly like my content when it comes. I personally think it’s going to be amazing. Or at least I’m hoping. Also, I’ll be changing up the theme a little whenever I get the time – not really feeling this current one at all. Anyways, I guess that’s all I have to say for now.

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Different.

Writing for a purpose can sometimes be the hardest thing; if I’m forced to write, the result would be a fully blank sheet of paper. But if I write just for the sake of holding a pen, I could get like ten billion words out. Is it just me or do other people feel that way?

Also, I feel like my previous blog posts have been the most random things ever and they’re mostly about writing, but eh. That’s what my blog is about after all – it’s what I think and how I feel. It’s a part of me. It even says right there on the top that this blog is a teeny tiny glance into my mind. A mind that never stops learning and exploring, a very very curious mind at that.

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Just paper?

Reading is the best thing ever. Well, one of the best things at least. Once you pick up a book and start reading, you enter this whole new realm; you forget where you are or who you’re with, and all you can focus on are the words on the pages in front of you.

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Summer ’17 Reading List


If you like reading, then good for you. If you don’t, well then I don’t like you good for you too. If you guys didn’t already know, I’m in love with books. Books never fail to make me feel better or to satisfy my need for exploration and adventure. I’ve been reading since a little before I turned 4; I read books that were way more advanced for my age. I was always the kid that had her nose stuck in a book (and I believe I still am that person). As a kid in elementary school, I would spend every free moment in the library. And bear in mind, our school library was huge. Or at least to 8 year old me it was. Sometimes I’d read the same books all over, yet each time felt like a completely different journey. I love reading so much, but lately, I haven’t read as much as I used to. So to make up for all those missed hours, I’m going to read all summer long. How amazing does that sound? Here’s my reading list for this summer.

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When you finally get out of your comfort zone

What exactly is this so-called comfort zone? Well, a comfort zone is a state of mind, you could say; a situation that you would feel the most relaxed and comfortable being in. Whether it be in bed all snuggled up, watching your favorite series, or sitting in your reading nook surrounded by books, everyone has a comfort zone.

Let me tell you a thing or two that I’ve learned about the comfort zone from experience. Although you may feel safe being in your comfort zone, it’s not exactly your friend. Of course, it may seem like a beautiful place – and I’m not saying it isn’t – but by staying inside your comfort zone, you’re not allowing yourself to grow as a person.

Now though it may sound scary to some, you’ve got to get out of your comfort zone. Preferably sooner than later. By doing so, you’re allowing yourself to be more productive and bring about positive changes in your life. You’ll discover new things, learn stuff about yourself that you didn’t already know, and you’ll find yourself happier than ever. You just need to believe in yourself and take that leap of faith. When you get out of your comfort zone, it enables you to feel more confident, boosts your self-esteem, and it also helps you to overcome fears. You’ll feel proud of yourself, believe me.

That’s all I have to say, for now at least. Just thought I’d put it out there.

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Allie x

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Truly fascinating

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Do you ever just look up at the sky and get lost in admiration? I could look out the window and just stare for hours on end without realizing. It’s actually happened more than once, and to be honest, I’m not even surprised anymore when I catch myself dreaming because who wouldn’t be fascinated by nature?

The world is so amazing, really. I mean the fact that there are so many more stars and planets and galaxies beyond the sky is enough to excite me. Ever since I was little, I have loved everything that has to do with outer-space. If anything, my love for astronomy has only grown over the years. Do you ever wonder what would have happened if humans had never reached the level of technology we have today? What if space shuttles or rockets were never invented? What a nightmare.

Allie x

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My Time Away

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After almost 10 months of being gone, I’ve finally decided to start blogging again. During these past 10 ish months, a lot has happened. So many people have come and gone, I’ve met so many wonderful people, made amazing friends. I even left the country with my family for a few weeks during summer, we really needed a break. Of course, there is more but those are tales to be told another time.

As of right now, I just wanted to briefly share what I have been up to. Well, I’ve started the first year of my A-Levels, and let me tell you a thing. AS requires full commitment and devotion to studying, kinda hard for a huge procrastinator like myself. That’s part of the reason I haven’t been blogging at all, because of the stress of completing IGCSE and then starting AS level. I thought it would be good if I started this again, I mean after all I really do enjoy it. And also, I have so much to share with you guys but I don’t really know where to begin.

Anyways, to keep my sanity and to unwind at the end of a stressful day/week, I’ll always head towards my last resort; books. Reading is my escape, you know what I mean? But some people *cough* jakey *cough*, say reading is boring. There’s nothing like a good book, a cup of coffee, a huge t-shirt, and super fuzzy sweatpants. Am I right or am I right?

All my paragraphs start with an ‘A‘, how cool is that? not. Yeah, that’s all I have, I’ll post again soon.

Lots of love,

Allie x

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50 Facts About Me

○I hate racism.
○I’m great with kids.
○I’m afraid to be in a room full of people I don’t know.
○I see beauty in everything.
○I love listening to music.
○I love being in the mood where everything is hilarious.
○I love singing/to myself.
○I laugh/cry for no reason sometimes.
○I talk to myself.
○I’m a fitness addict.
○I’m weird.
○I’m short.
○I get bored easily.
○I’d rather stay in bed with a laptop.
○I always make up stories in my head.
○I’m either always hungry or not hungry at all.
○I can spend hours doing nothing.
○I daydream alot.
○I have unrealistic fantasies.
○I’m childish.
○I’m obsessed with quotes.
○I have a huge collection of words.
○I have a weird imagination.
○Music motivates me.
○I love being sarcastic.
○I like making people smile.
○I hate math.
○I love working out.
○I’m stubborn.
○I like baking.
○English is my first language.
○I’m multilingual.
○I like making lists.
○I love sleeping.
○I procrastinate alot.
○I’m comfortable with silence.
○I’m a brunette.
○I’m clumsy.
○I have light brown eyes.
○I sing in the shower.
○I love fashion.
○I love tea/coffee.
○I can’t swim.
○I could be in a pool for hours.
○I smile at strangers.
○I love little kids.
○I hate waking up early and being woken up.
○I only wear what I’m comfortable in.
○I love beaches.
○I’m different.
Annnnnd a bonus fact- I love my present and future followers ♡

Allie x

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