Friday, 20 March 2009

The final blog post.

Hey guys!

Over the past couple of days I've been setting up a new personal website for myself, along with the help of Alan; and I'm moving my blog over there now, so I won't be updating here anymore.

The new blog will be at

I've been on blogger since 2007 and have posted over 100 entries here in that time, so it'll be a shame to move on. I'll obviously not delete this blog, as it'll be nice to have all my old posts here to look back on in the future, but I won't be posting any new stuff here.

Google reader tells me I have 310 subscribers, in addition to the 141 blogger followers I have here, so there's been a fair number of people out there who have been reading. That makes me very happy, so thank you to everyone who's out there and is interested in reading my ramblings.

I'd love for you to continue reading over at the new site, so if you'd like to do that, you can click here to add me to your reader: Or if you don't have a reader, you could always just bookmark and check back occasionally for updates :)

I'd quickly like to thank everyone who contacted me about helping set up the new website. I got a lot more emails than I expected, and I didn't manage to reply individually to everyone who offered their help, and I'm really sorry about that.. so let me just say here A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who got in touch with me. I wish I could have replied to you all individually.

Finally, thanks once again for reading everything I've posted here, and for leaving comments on my posts. It's been great having your support :)

Hopefully see you over at the new blog!

Much love <3

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

upcoming plans. (hi alan!)

I have lots of exciting things happening over the next few days.

Tomorrow morning I'm getting the train down to London. I'm meeting up with James at about 2.30ish, and hanging out with him during the afternoon. I love hanging out around London, there's always lots of fun stuff to do. Hopefully we'll go to the apple store so I can do my first ever dailybooth collab picture xD. So be sure to follow me here if you're not following me already. You wouldn't want to miss out on seeing me AND james in the same picture now, would you? :P [/shameless dailybooth plug]

Then later on in the afternoon, I'll be meeting up with Becky and Charlie. Which will probably involve morefuntimeshangingroundlondon. Oh, also we'll be meeting up with Dave and Ian at some point before 00.15am.

I can book into my hotel room any time from 3pm on the Thursday, so I'll do that at some point in the afternoon so I don't have to carry my bag around London all day.

Then, at 00.15am on Friday, we're going to see Watchmen at the IMAX! I'm super excited for that. I've never been to an imax cinema before. I really wanted to read the graphic novel before seeing the film, but that's not going to happen, so hopefully I'll understand the film. James told me it helps if you know the story before seeing the film, but meh. I'm sure I'll enjoy it regardless. I'm a bit scared I'll fall asleep during the film though, as we're going to see it so late, and I'll have had an early start on the Thursday.

I can see it being about 4am before we all get back to the hotel, and we have a meeting with the RNLI "mystery package" people at 10am.. so I'm not going to get much sleep =/

The meeting with the RNLI will probably go on until about 4ish on Friday. Tom will be there for that so I'm super excited to see him again :) It's been almost a month since I last saw him.. bad times. I'm not sure who else from youtube will be at the RNLI meeting, but it'll be nice to see anyone who turns up. Oh yes! I forgot Alex was coming back from glasgow in time for the meeting, so I will get to see his lovely face again too ^_^

Next, after the meeting with the RNLI, I'll be getting the train back to Dave's house, and will be staying there on Friday night, as we're going to be doing an epic blogTV show on Saturday to help raise money for Red Nose Day (which is a bi-annual fundraising day in the UK which is all about 'doing something funny for money'). I'll probably have to leave the blogTV show early to get back to Sheffield though, as Tom will already be there waiting for me ^_^ Hopefully Conor will still be in Sheffield by the time I get back so I can see him too :)

Sooo yeah! The next few days will be super fun! Seeing lots of people I love, and doing lots of interesting things!


Wednesday, 4 March 2009

website design.

hey blog buddies!

i registered the domain nearly a year ago. the page you see if you go there now was supposed to be a temp page while i found some way of building a decent site. i planned on learning some web design skills myself, but i never got passed the basics which allowed me to create that pitiful excuse for a website that you see at the moment.

so basically, i was wondering if anyone could help me with re-designing my website?

ideally i'd like it to something like buck's website, or davedays, or dk1.

a banner at the top, links below the banner to various different pages, and then blog entries in the main section of the website.

it's quite possible you can build a website like those with wordpress? (or something similar?) but yeah, i have no idea how to do that.

if you've read my blog before you'll know that i'm a hard-up student with no money, so i can't really afford to pay anyone to design a website for me, so if there's any generous people out there who just enjoy website design and wouldn't mind doing it for free that would be amazing xD

it's not going to happen is it?! haha

email me if you're interested though :)

Sunday, 1 March 2009


I can't believe it's the 1st of March already.
Are we seriously 1/6th of the way through 2009?!
It's going to be 2010 before I know it.
And 2010 sounds so futuristic.
It feels like we should all be flying around everywhere in little spaceships, or be living underwater or something.

I was looking at my bank statement today and realised that I made more from "online endeavours" last month than in any other single month in the past, which was nice. I actually made more than what I would have made working 20 hours per week at a part time job somewhere, which feels pretty damn great.

Of course, I'm still in masses of debt, and struggle to support myself, but meh...

University is going okay at the moment. I handed in an individual report on communication skills, and a group report on catering processes on friday, and I was pleased with how both reports turned out :)

In other news, I'm traveling down to London on the 12th of March to meet up with the RNLI people again. I absolutely love going to London. It's one of my favourite places to be. So I'm looking forward to that trip.

Aaaand I think that's all I wish to say in the blog post.

Much love <3

oh oh, and I'm up to number 6 most followed on dailybooth now! I hate how much I care about that site, but I'm seriously in love with it at the moment xD

people have been asking me how you know who is most followed... go here and the first 10 people that show up are the top 10 most followed... or click the "popular" tab and you can scroll through the list to see more than just the top 10.