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Saturday, 4 February 2017


Well hello there!

It's been so long since I last blogged, that I genuinely just agonised on how to intro this post for a good 10 minutes. NICE ONE.

Sorry for my blogging absence. I'm not quite sure who I'm apologising to, although Google Analytics tells me that some absolute babes out there are still visiting this blog every month! I think I'm probably partly apologising to myself, after promising to write more frequently turned into not writing at all.

At the start of last year, I was really getting back into blogging, probably for the first time since I started back in May 2014. But something still didn't quite feel right. The format felt a bit tired, I wasn't really feeling the design anymore, and life just kind of happened. Y'know?

Over the past few months I've been clicking on the blog and feeling a little sad at how long ago my last post was. It's like everyone had decided to jump ship (everyone being just me) and I started to get the writing itch back.

Now, more than ever, it's so important to have fingers in more pies, for want of a better phrase. I did three years at uni studying journalism, and whilst that has definitely helped me on my career path, I certainly don't write for a living - but that doesn't mean I shouldn't be flexing those muscles on the side.

So I'm back. With a jazzy new blog design. Everything is a little bit neater, brighter and clearer, and whilst iPhone snaps will have to do for the time being, I'm saving up for a proper camera so that my photos can eventually be ON POINT, too.


I dragged my boyfriend Jon to somewhat of a 'Power Breakfast' at Clerkenwell Grind this morning to knuckle down on this post, give the layout some final tweaks and take several selfies in their adorbs pink bathroom help him give his blog a bit of a spring clean too.

Two coffees, a delish breakfast and several HTML-related breakdowns later, A Little Lucy 2.0 was born! I'm a big fan of the new look and it'll hopefully encourage me to blog more often.

So what sort of things will I be posting? A little bit of everything. A foodie post here, a book review there, with the occasional life ramble thrown in for good measure. I'm not going to stick to any weekly features for the time being - I'll just post what feels right.

I've got three more posts coming up this week - make sure you don't miss them by following me on Bloglovin' or signing up to email alerts (see - I've got all the mod cons now)!

L x

9 comments :

  1. Congrats on getting back to blogging! I was in the exact same spot as you! In 2016 I only posted around 3 times which is crazy for what I usually did! It was so nerve wrecking posting for the first time in a long while but I'm so glad I did!

    Gabrielle Isabella x

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    1. Thanks for your comment Gaby! I know, I feel like the first post back is always the hardest - trying to get into a routine and hoping this spurs me on a bit! x

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  2. I really like your design at the moment. (And I love the Clerkenwell Grind too!) x

    www.rhymeandribbons.com

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    1. Thanks Amanda! And it's so nice right - I'm always on the hunt for cute little places to go and work from and have a coffee :) x

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  3. Your blog design looks amazing!
    I know life can get in the way sometimes and running a blog can become second priority. But there is nothing better that taking a break from it all to give you the energy and motivation to jump back.
    Excited to see future post from you.

    Vanessa x | www.springlilies.com

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    1. Thanks Vanessa! I've already got about five drafted posts, I must have missed writing way more than I thought! About to check out your blog :) x

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  4. I love your blog design! It can be so hard to get back to blogging after a break, I took a month off last year and then it felt odd to come back even after that short a time! x

    Jasmin Charlotte

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