Dear Diary… Life’s a Happening

What a crazy few weeks we have all had! From new prime ministers to the most unbearable heatwave of 37.5 degrees, life really has been happening. However the real breaking news is that I am so excited that I now have the full domain of londonsnewgirl.blog which I cannot wait to work on and develop as I explore London life!

Whilst lots has certainly been happening on a national scale, things over here have been a little, well… odd. This really has been the first time in about five years that I haven’t had a Summer job or uni work to be doing. What on earth am I meant to be doing with all this free time? I’m catching myself feeling guilty if I sit and play on my phone for too long but at the same time I am struggling to fill each day. I hate sitting around and I am definitely not one for lounging around at the weekends, I’d much rather be out and about exploring or catching up with friends. That being said I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time on Pinterest recently, follow me here if you’re a fellow ‘pinner.’ I’ve trawled every interior store and homeware section and pinned all my favourites, which is causing some contention between myself and the boyfriend who is refusing a pink, white and grey colour scheme in the bedroom. He needn’t bother as I’m very much aware that it’ll be a combination of both of our university things for the first few months/years anyway, however that does give me plenty of time to win him over…

My main task is finding a job, closely followed by finding a flat and both are majorly overwhelming. I have been lucky enough to have an interview that I’m keeping all my fingers and toes crossed for as it would be the dream, however realistically I’m trying not to get my hopes up too much. I want to do a whole post or even a series on finding a job in London as I definitely think it’s different to any other place, the competition is unbelievably strong yet there are so many opportunities so how do you pick the right one? Who knows. Not me right now anyway!

Flat hunting is looking slightly more positive, which is rather frustrating considering I can’t pay rent without a job, however it’s the three busses coming at once scenario isn’t it. However I guess in this case its the connecting bus arriving before I even get the first one! We are actually going to view a flat tomorrow and I’m trying to compile my list of adult questions to ask the agents however it’s hard to get out the mindset of asking if I can put blue tac on the walls after so many years of boarding school and uni accommodation.

So that’s it. Life really is starting yet is seeming to take a very long time to get going. I am such an impatient person, which is something I am struggling a little with right now, so I’m going to pool all of my organisational and creative energy into the blog and see what I can come up with! What are your tips for being patient when it comes to waiting for life? I definitely don’t want to wish this down time away when the next 50 or so years are going to be pretty intense, but I guess I am just too excited to get started? Let me know in the comments!

10 thoughts on “Dear Diary… Life’s a Happening

  1. How exciting!! Life has the habit of throwing everything at once, but for now enjoy the freedom. I’d be off into Oxford Street and window shop ’til I drop 😉 Nothing stops you from making the second bedroom pink, white and grey… Have a fab time!

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  2. Congrats on your new platform beautiful pics. Use this free time to focus on your blog you never know you can probably start making money working for yourself from your blog bringing some extra cash. Pitch brands you may want to work with… much success

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    1. Thank you so much! I would definitely love to work with some brands, did a couple of times on my old blog and it was so much fun! I’m really excited to throw myself into blogging over the next few weeks – thanks for reading 🙂

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  3. I feel like the uk is up in the air at the moment! It’s like a strange haze and nothing makes sense lol Enjoy your down time and make the most of it, I love having spare time, when you find you don’t have a huge work load from work or uni etc.. its peaceful. Can’t wait to see what direction you take this blog in! I totally get what you mean about not sitting about, I love being active when I can but don’t feel guilty if you just have a lazy day, lazy days are not wasted days 😉 and as for clashing with your other half on pink… go for it anyway haha I did, once it was done he couldn’t say anything and it grew on him lol

    Jordanne || thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk

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  4. What an exciting time for you!

    It is hard to sit back and chill when you’re used to being busy but I say enjoy it for now but use your time as productively as possible. Even if that is just pinning your future home dreams!
    Enjoy x

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  5. Good luck with job hunting, and congratulations on the new domain name! If you’re moving too, I suspect you’ll be busy very soon and miss the time you had to futz around a bit haha. I hate moving so much, for a while I was moving every 18 months and I never got any better at it.

    I hope it all comes together for you – fingers crossed!

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