Some things don't go to plan, this outfit set is one of them. I'll be honest I was having the worst morning when I went to take these photos. And then I wasn't excpecting it to be this sunny or for there to actually be people at the beach, and my SD card was full. But I worked with it and in the end actually got some pictures (which I didn't think I'd get when i got there).
I mean just happening to find a wall that matched my shirt was amazing I mean what are the chances? 
I also have no idea what day it is anymore I was all ready to write up and post the blog post for Friday. But I do love not having to worry about the day or the date. I somehow know that I'm working today though despite not knowing either of those things. All I know is that I leave for Uni soon and I'm starting to have stress dreams about it. I'm not that stressed but my brain stress dreams about the slightest difference in my life.
 I had a dream last night that I was done fighting some evil dude (I've been watching too much Tokyo Ghoul), in Hong Kong, and I was trying to book my flight home but first I couldn't get my phone to work and then all the flight were £3000+ and I only had £600. My mum came out to see me in Hong Kong going "tough you're stuck you did this" (which she would never actually do), then I found a trip back through Burma which was only £200 but it was sold out for the next 4 weeks and I woke up having not gotten home at all. And that's really not weird in terms of my dreams. But anyway enough about dreams lets actually get on with the purpose of this post.


Bold Colours?

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Some things don't go to plan, this outfit set is one of them. I'll be honest I was having the worst morning when I went to take these photos. And then I wasn't excpecting it to be this sunny or for there to actually be people at the beach, and my SD card was full. But I worked with it and in the end actually got some pictures (which I didn't think I'd get when i got there).
I mean just happening to find a wall that matched my shirt was amazing I mean what are the chances? 
I also have no idea what day it is anymore I was all ready to write up and post the blog post for Friday. But I do love not having to worry about the day or the date. I somehow know that I'm working today though despite not knowing either of those things. All I know is that I leave for Uni soon and I'm starting to have stress dreams about it. I'm not that stressed but my brain stress dreams about the slightest difference in my life.
 I had a dream last night that I was done fighting some evil dude (I've been watching too much Tokyo Ghoul), in Hong Kong, and I was trying to book my flight home but first I couldn't get my phone to work and then all the flight were £3000+ and I only had £600. My mum came out to see me in Hong Kong going "tough you're stuck you did this" (which she would never actually do), then I found a trip back through Burma which was only £200 but it was sold out for the next 4 weeks and I woke up having not gotten home at all. And that's really not weird in terms of my dreams. But anyway enough about dreams lets actually get on with the purpose of this post.


Hey hey I'm back with my third edittion of my South East Asia and this time I'm in one of the places with India's most famous monument. Agra, and visiting the Taj Mahal. And I always excpect monuments to disappoint but they never do and the monuments of Agra are no exception. I loved all the places I went to in Agra actually, and all the food so all round it was a happy Izzy.

Agra: Baby Taj, Taj Mahal and Sleeper Trains

Friday, 26 August 2016

Hey hey I'm back with my third edittion of my South East Asia and this time I'm in one of the places with India's most famous monument. Agra, and visiting the Taj Mahal. And I always excpect monuments to disappoint but they never do and the monuments of Agra are no exception. I loved all the places I went to in Agra actually, and all the food so all round it was a happy Izzy.
So there was no post on Friday for one main reason. editing software. I was at my sister's for the wee catsitting, which was lovely and relaxing I binge watched Netflix a lot,  and I'd downloaded a trial of premier pro to use. But I couldn't use it because it's so laggy and frustrating so now I have to find a new software to edit videos on; any suggestions? Then my train home got cancelled and I just didn't have the energy to edit when I got home so I decided to give up on a Friday post and just leaev it to today. I don't normally post on a Monday but given no Friday post and it being my Birthday I thought screw my schedule's write. And that's where I am now.

Right now that's up to date onto my actual post. Firstly with a little Happy Birthday to me!

So I've known I've wanted to make a post like this for a few months. I always do my reflective New Year post and talk about all the wonderful things the year had brought me but this one is different. This is more about how I've changed this year which is definitely significantly and very positively.
When i was at pride lat week I was really just thinking about how much I'd changed, how much confidence I'd gained how much anxiety and worry about general every day stuff I'd gotten rid of and it was just a wonderful feeling. So here's to looking back at my first year as an "adult".
Photo from Greenman 2015 Post

Nineteen, Reflecting on Eighteen.

Monday, 22 August 2016

So there was no post on Friday for one main reason. editing software. I was at my sister's for the wee catsitting, which was lovely and relaxing I binge watched Netflix a lot,  and I'd downloaded a trial of premier pro to use. But I couldn't use it because it's so laggy and frustrating so now I have to find a new software to edit videos on; any suggestions? Then my train home got cancelled and I just didn't have the energy to edit when I got home so I decided to give up on a Friday post and just leaev it to today. I don't normally post on a Monday but given no Friday post and it being my Birthday I thought screw my schedule's write. And that's where I am now.

Right now that's up to date onto my actual post. Firstly with a little Happy Birthday to me!

So I've known I've wanted to make a post like this for a few months. I always do my reflective New Year post and talk about all the wonderful things the year had brought me but this one is different. This is more about how I've changed this year which is definitely significantly and very positively.
When i was at pride lat week I was really just thinking about how much I'd changed, how much confidence I'd gained how much anxiety and worry about general every day stuff I'd gotten rid of and it was just a wonderful feeling. So here's to looking back at my first year as an "adult".
Photo from Greenman 2015 Post

So Saturday was Pride Cymru and as usual it was a pretty amazing day, but I got none of the photos or video that I wanted really. And that was mostly because I was enjoying myself too much. I spent most of my day lying in the grass chilling out (and getting sunburnt) and most of the time the last thing on my mind was photos and videos, what a great blogger I am. But that being the reason I don't mind. The day and the night were both great and I was thinking back on how much I have changed as a person from last years pride and it is seriously crazy how much has changed. I look different for a start but also I was so much more confident and chilled out. I actually had the confidence to vlog myself talking this year and that is the first time I've ever done that so yay for me.
Last year I was so nervous the whole time and scared to ask for anyone photos and videos. Ok I didn't get anyone's this year but I had the confidence to get them just not the right motivation.
And i have to say it was a lot bigger this year and the atmosphere was better (though the parade wasn't quite as good).
Oh and you can see last year's post here 

Pride Cymru 2016

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 Cardiff, UK

So Saturday was Pride Cymru and as usual it was a pretty amazing day, but I got none of the photos or video that I wanted really. And that was mostly because I was enjoying myself too much. I spent most of my day lying in the grass chilling out (and getting sunburnt) and most of the time the last thing on my mind was photos and videos, what a great blogger I am. But that being the reason I don't mind. The day and the night were both great and I was thinking back on how much I have changed as a person from last years pride and it is seriously crazy how much has changed. I look different for a start but also I was so much more confident and chilled out. I actually had the confidence to vlog myself talking this year and that is the first time I've ever done that so yay for me.
Last year I was so nervous the whole time and scared to ask for anyone photos and videos. Ok I didn't get anyone's this year but I had the confidence to get them just not the right motivation.
And i have to say it was a lot bigger this year and the atmosphere was better (though the parade wasn't quite as good).
Oh and you can see last year's post here 

This is what I'd call a very random assortment of pictures, Jaipur was the second place we went on our India-Nepal trip and I still wasn't quite used to shooting on the go. Some good pictures came out of it but a lot were lost thanks to a huuge smudge on my lense, which I didn't notice. I could edit it out of some pictures but it was massive and it caused me a lot of pain when editing. Buut I did get some decent pictures out of it, plus of course there's still a lot to write about. This first picture is the gate into Jaipur old city. 

Jaipur: Colourful Markets, Garage Dining and Hot Days

Friday, 12 August 2016 Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

This is what I'd call a very random assortment of pictures, Jaipur was the second place we went on our India-Nepal trip and I still wasn't quite used to shooting on the go. Some good pictures came out of it but a lot were lost thanks to a huuge smudge on my lense, which I didn't notice. I could edit it out of some pictures but it was massive and it caused me a lot of pain when editing. Buut I did get some decent pictures out of it, plus of course there's still a lot to write about. This first picture is the gate into Jaipur old city. 
This is a slightly random post, being that it's pretty much just pictures of fish so if you don't like fish then you can go to this post of sloths or this post of baby animals instead.
I feel like I should explain, I was at a garden centre that just happened to have a little aquarium attached. Now I've never been to a proper aquarium and even with this little one it was more fish than I'd ever really seen, and I had my camera with me so I just took loads of pictures of the fish. It was a lot of fun, though I really wish these poor fish were in bigger tanks... or just the wild but, yeah, pictures of fish.

Just keep swimming

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

This is a slightly random post, being that it's pretty much just pictures of fish so if you don't like fish then you can go to this post of sloths or this post of baby animals instead.
I feel like I should explain, I was at a garden centre that just happened to have a little aquarium attached. Now I've never been to a proper aquarium and even with this little one it was more fish than I'd ever really seen, and I had my camera with me so I just took loads of pictures of the fish. It was a lot of fun, though I really wish these poor fish were in bigger tanks... or just the wild but, yeah, pictures of fish.

The first instalment of my travels is here! It all started in Delhi, which when I first got there the pollution was what struck me, or rather my lungs. It was so hazy and busy as expected. The taxi I got from the air port was a taxi for women by women which I think is an excellent idea, I haven't felt safer in a taxi before (and I think it's only my second time being driven by a female taxi driver).

Delhi and Pushkar, Camel Rides and Beautiful views.

Friday, 5 August 2016 Pushkar, Rajasthan, India

The first instalment of my travels is here! It all started in Delhi, which when I first got there the pollution was what struck me, or rather my lungs. It was so hazy and busy as expected. The taxi I got from the air port was a taxi for women by women which I think is an excellent idea, I haven't felt safer in a taxi before (and I think it's only my second time being driven by a female taxi driver).

Most of the time my photo taking doesn't go to plan, and here is an instance where it really really didn't go to plan. I was going for a minimal weird look and well, it just wasn't right. Me and the dress at the angle just wasn't working at all. I managed to get a few shots but the rest are just a big no.
Buut the lesson here is even if things go wrong you can still make a blog post about it! Well really it's that things are still salvageable and workable but, and also experimentation doesn't always go to plan.
I took these photos quite a while ago and since then have gotten better at the whole minimal thing, though I can't really recreate this set again as I now have a bed frame rather than a mattress on the floor.
So there's another lesson, you need practice, and sometimes your first try is really crap, or just meh. Either way getting good at something takes bucket loads of time.
On a side note walking in heels on a mattress is almost impossible I don't know how I didn't break my ankle.

When things go wrong

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Most of the time my photo taking doesn't go to plan, and here is an instance where it really really didn't go to plan. I was going for a minimal weird look and well, it just wasn't right. Me and the dress at the angle just wasn't working at all. I managed to get a few shots but the rest are just a big no.
Buut the lesson here is even if things go wrong you can still make a blog post about it! Well really it's that things are still salvageable and workable but, and also experimentation doesn't always go to plan.
I took these photos quite a while ago and since then have gotten better at the whole minimal thing, though I can't really recreate this set again as I now have a bed frame rather than a mattress on the floor.
So there's another lesson, you need practice, and sometimes your first try is really crap, or just meh. Either way getting good at something takes bucket loads of time.
On a side note walking in heels on a mattress is almost impossible I don't know how I didn't break my ankle.

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