So another year has flown by, and it’s time to reflect on the best and worst bits, as well as what I achieved during 2014. Check out the 2014 End of the Year Book Survey to find out all about my favourite books from last year and have a look at my 2015 Reading List and Challenges to see what I’m planning to read in the year to come.
Pages read (approx): 4648 (up by 1224). Average of 13 pages a day.
Poems, stories and flash-fiction pieces written: 1 (up by 1) ‘A.L.I.C.E’, 6000 words. Although it didn’t get into the anthology I was aiming for, they did say my story was ‘well written and exciting’ so I feel encouraged.
Blog posts: 162 (up by 92).
Most active month of blogging: July and April-23 posts (down by 3).
Blog followers: 335 via GFC (up 56), 336 via Facebook (up 286), 250 via Twitter,180 via Google+ (up 102), 132 via Bloglovin’ (up 132), 6 via Feedburner.
Digital artwork/graphics: 13. 5 xCornet Creative logos, Cat Thursday Banner, Days of Blood and Starlight quote, 4 x Charmed Vengeance banners, HP Christmas quote, Stacking the Shelves banner, blog header.
Songs: ‘All of Me’ by John Legend, ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams, ‘Thinking Out Loud’ by Ed Sheeran, ‘Ghost’ by Ella Henderson, ‘Money on my Mind’ by Sam Smith, ‘Counting Stars’ by OneRepublic, ‘All About That Bass’ by Meghan Trainor, ‘Hey Brother’ by Avicii, ‘Let Her Go’ by Passenger, ‘A Sky Full of Stars’ by Coldplay, ‘Shake it Off’ by Taylor Swift.
TV Shows: Dave Gorman’s Modern Life is Goodish, The X Factor, The Apprentice, Eight Out of Ten Cats Does Countdown, QI, Would I Lie to You? Bad Education, Sherlock, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Films: 5: Divergent, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Maze Runner, Mockingjay Part 1, The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies. (down 1).
Food and Drink: Kopperberg and Rekordelig fruity cider, Lindt salted caramel chocolate, Quorn garlic and herb escallopes, Cadbury cinder toffee cake bars, Marks and Spencers veggie spaghetti meal.
Worst Bits of 2014
I’m actually struggling to think of any bad memories from 2014. It’s been a really good year for me. The worst bits have probably been seeing a close friend feeling down and all the tragic events and celebrity deaths in the news.
Top Ten Moments of 2014
1) Getting married on the 3rd May!
It was such a fantastic day and worth all the stress leading up to it.