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2013 has been a good year / pt.1

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Saturday, 30 November 2013

2013 has been a good year / pt.1

Even though the year is not yet officially over, I felt it was high time to look back on this year and all the good things that it has brought with it.  It's been, I must admit, possibly the best year of my life, thanks to my boyfriend and parents who've been my rock in the more difficult times, the opportunities I sought and which came along unsolicited, and you my dear readers, who have kept me going!

What follows is a little two-part run through the year, with some highlights, both blog-related and more personal ones. Hope you enjoy this!

JANUARY

Moved to Krakow and started working from home - this was definitely a blissfully challenging time, getting to spend time with my loved one, but having to get to grips with a totally different climate (SNOW!) and possibly the most difficult language in the world! And of course, I can't forget visiting the Andy Warhol retrospective which was showing in Krakow at the time.


FEBRUARY

More snow in Krakow as I came across some quirky loved up apples at Carrefour.  Of course, I couldn't leave without buying one or instagramming it!


MARCH

March was spent jetting from Krakow to Malta to Berlin, where I attended a course on social media, and of course did some obligatory shopping and site seeing! I experienced my first 'White Easter' ...oh, and I appeared on FM magazine as a professional shopaholic.


APRIL

Our first Polish wedding in the quaint and quiet Wadowice! A seven course meal, lots of dancing and lots more vodka! Loved every minute of it!


MAY

This was possibly my craziest month, at least the end of it: spur-of-the moment purchase of flight to London for the Roy Lichtenstein retrospective at the Tate Modern, the David Bowie is exhibition at the V&A, friends, parties, shopping (duh!).  Quick trip back to Krakow, to catch a flight to Malta, via Bergamo, to travel to Budapest (via Munich) the following day.  I wish the flights were all on the same airline topping up my frequent flyer card!

JUNE

With my every monthly trip to Malta, it kept getting hotter, while back in Krakow I was still battling thunderstorms and occasional blazer-temperatures (which I love, btw!).  Alas, my time in Krakow was soon drawing to an end ... but there was still time to make some incredible memories while there ...

Watch this space for part deux of this 2013 round-up xxx


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