Monday, January 7, 2013

Review of my year

review of 2012

2012, I am afraid to say was really not my year. In many ways it was rather a difficult year. Around here I have been a total slacker last year. I am however hoping to do better in 2013- and not just as a blogger.

Despite many obstacles there have been plenty of good moments in 2012! Which is what I wanna keep in mind.
One of the greatest gifts in 2012 was an e-reader. It changed my reading life! Gone are my long quests and waits of finding certain books in Cape Town. Because let's face it I do live at the end of the world- a great end it might be, but when it comes to books, not that fab. One click and a couple of minutes later I can read a newly released book. Tuesdays have become great days! I've been writing a book blog for the last few months. 2012 has been an interesting journey through 150 books...
My last travel adventure in 2012 was to the oldest desert in the world. It's been an amazing trip and I will spill the beans over at Nomade's dwelling in the next few days. Naturally I took hudreds of photos...
At some point I felt a bit stuck with my photography in 2012. I did get a second hand DSLR, finally. Which changed my entire photo experience. I did finish my 52 project and am pondering if I should do one for this year as well, just keep the blog and keep posting?
This was also the year I tried my hand in porcelain. It has been a challenging but increadibly interessting journey. One of the least forgiving but most rewarding mediums I ever worked with.

I kept not one single New Years resolution in 2012- so I made just one this year:

Live in the moment and BE grateful!

Naturally I do have a few projects lined up,  as well
Hope you had a good start
Happy 2013

1 comment:

Cindy said...

you really have become a prolific reader from what i can see on twitter. reading no longer comes easy for me ... i get easily distracted by just about anything. oh well.

i'm sorry 2012 was a tough year for you. it definitely had some low points for us, too and i hope 2013 will be better.

i always thought you had a dslr - your photos never gave it away as they're always so pretty.


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