Death of a blog

I’ve had this blog for about 21 months now and it has been amazing. I’ve improved so much from since I started and I have much more confidence to post about the things that really matter to me instead of trying to fit a niche.

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Over the past few months I’ve been thinking about the kind of blog I want and the type of content I want to be creating. I guess you could say I’ve grown up a little since Snippets of this Life began and I feel like a whole new person in comparison to who I was when I started this blog in 2013. My original plan was to change the name of this blog and the type of content I was posting but then I realised that it wouldn’t feel right because  that would mean destroying what I’ve created over the past 21 months.

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I’ve decided to start afresh with a new blog called ‘Jimi Fuchsia’ and it is going to be me sharing outfits, advice and ideas on life. I’m a little bit terrified because I’ll be starting with a blank slate but it is exciting because it means I can start from scratch and create something beautiful which is the best feeling.

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I won’t be deleting this blog, I’ll leave it floating in the blogosphere (just like my previous blog) but this is my last ever post here. I’ll be starting my new blog later on this month and I’m so excited but I am a little sad to be ending this one so I guess it’s bitter sweet.

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Lastly, I want to thank you for your reading my blog and I’m happy you liked it.

A few weeks ago I wrote something about how hard it can be to  say goodbye, unfortunately I have no idea what became of that piece of paper. Luckily I haven’t completely forgotten it.

It ended with something about how hard it is to say the words goodbye, sometimes it’s so difficult that you just don’t say it at all. Instead you say ‘see you later’ with a heavy heart…

 

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Discontent

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Lately I have been feeling pretty discontent. What I think I need is something new and exciting but I haven’t figured out what just yet. I’m finally getting back into the habit of taking photos of my outfits which I am happy about because I love documenting my style.

However, I’ve been going through a bit of a style crisis as I feel like most of my clothes don’t suit me anymore. I’m unsure as to whether this is a temporary phase or if I should actually get rid of 1/2 of my clothing. I can’t afford to buy new clothes yet but I’ll probably do a post later this week to show what sort of style I’m after.

Lastly I am in the process of deciding between a name change and a new blog, I’ve been thinking about this for months but I think I’m finally ready to put my plans into action.

Jimi x

Name-changer, game-changer

So I have decide that lmg is no more.

I’ve decided to change my name to Jimi Fuchsia as I think it sounds so much better and suits me way more.

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Jimi (or Jimmy) is actually one of my nicknames. It was given to me by my Dad randomly a couple of years ago and it used to annoy me but I’ve grown to like it.

Fuchsia is one of my favourite colours and I thought it was a good surname for my new alias.

You may be wondering why I don’t just use my real name instead of a made up one but I’ve never really blogged as Gemela (my real name) before and I don’t really want to.

So I’ll no longer be signing off my posts with XO lmg, I haven’t yet decided how I’ll end my posts now. Maybe J.F or Miss Fuchsia (cah-yoot!), so many possibilities.

I hope you all had a good Easter, if your into it!

Bye for now,

Gemela x

2014: Becoming more me

I think the easiest way for me to sum up 2014 would be to split it into 2 parts.

The first 6 months were the last months at college and the beginning of summer. I think I was happiest in March+April as that was the time when I was having the most fun. Towards the end I was a little sad college was ending and highly stressed about projects and exams.

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In the last 6 months I feel like I have become a different person that is living a completely different life so separate from the girl I once was. I have experienced some difficult things that have changed my perspective. I have learnt that being in education made it easy not to deal with other important things in my life. wpid-img_20140702_091914.jpg

That being said it hasn’t been all bad. I feel like I’m becoming more me which is a really good thing. I’ve been reading so much more, currently I’m reading ‘The adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and it’s great. I’ve also gotten back into writing and that is something that has always been important to me. The past few months have taught me a lot.

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My biggest lesson of 2014 would have to be learning to be more open and more confident in all aspects: my feelings, opinions, the way I dress and the things I write about.

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This year has been interesting but here’s to 2015!

XO lmg

My 2014 style: Playing dress up and experimenting

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This year I decided I wanted to be a style blogger because I love clothes, dressing up and experimenting. From blogging my outfits I learned to make better use of what was in my wardrobe for fear of posting the same #ootd twice!

For me style is about self-expression and this year I wore outfits I wouldn’t have worn in the past. I used to worry about the way I dressed quite a lot because I didn’t have much confidence.

My style has always been very ‘here and there’ because I see it as dressing up. I have never wanted to look like everyone else because that isn’t fun. I can go from dressing in shades of grey to wearing a bunch of bright colours that clash.

I have bought quite a few new things recently  and I can’t wait to share the outfits in 2015.

See you on the flipside :-p

 

XO lmg

A day at the fair

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Last week I went to a job fair and I was told to dress smart. However on arrival I felt slightly over dressed in comparison to everyone else. I got talking to this women who works for one of the companies that were there and she commented on how I was well presented which was great.

A few days ago it was frosty and honestly I think the winter weather may end up taking its toll on my style. As much as I love this coat it isn’t the best choice for winter, I find that the best looking ones never are. I think I need thicker tights, longer skirts or I could just sacrifice my warmth.

Penny for your thoughts?

 

XO lmg