This past couple of years, I’ve noticed that the direction of my blog has skewed heavily in a certain direction. It’s mostly since I started talking about seasonal anime actually, I started to invest more and more time into episodic reviews and reacting to shows on a weekly basis as they came out. Here’s the thing, I’m not going to say this is a bad thing.
In fact, blogging like this introduced me to a whole little community that made me feel welcome and actually encouraged me to write more. The problem is, the more I focused on this aspect of blogging, the less time it felt like I had to spend on things that weren’t in aid of my blog.
Continue reading “I’m thinking of changing my approach to blogging”
I’ve made no bones on this site about the fact that I’m not an especially nostalgic person. I am generally much more driven to pursue something new as opposed to falling into something familiar. I despair at the mount of people I talk to on dating apps lately who seem to want to rewatch Friends over and over again.
However, there is one big exception to this personal mantra, and that comes at Christmas time.
Continue reading “The Muppet Christmas Carol and craving the familiar around Christmas time”
I don’t really write this kind of thing very often. So you’ll have to bear with me if this turns out even more rambly than usual. Originally, I had meant to post this last week to coincide with Guy Fawkes Night, but scheduling got the better of me, as it always seems to these days. But with so many people talking about Halloween throughout October, and my personal lack of nostalgia for that holiday, I felt like I wanted to present my alternative Autumn experience.
And I really need to get this out now, because the transition between summer and winter feels like it only takes a couple of weeks these past few years.