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What I did During Lockdown

A complete list...

  1. Meditated
  2. Got into Yoga
  3. Tried new workouts such as skipping and dancing 
  4. (almost) daily walks
  5. Read (a lot!)
  6. Watched 10 seasons of 'Keeping up With The Kardashians' in under a month
  7. Watched a lot of Kate Hutchins on Youtube
  8. Baked banana bread 3 times
  9. Moved my bedroom around 4 times
  10. Had a few picnics (under government guidelines)
  11. Sorted out every single drawer
  12. Started running more often
  13. Did an outfit swap with my sister
  14. Word searches
  15. Did a painting
  16. Read Pride & Prejudice
  17. Ran a 5k for charity
  18. Did more pampering
  19. Removed gel nails (the worst thing ever!)
  20. Watched a lot of Nayna Florence on Youtube
  21. Officially finished Year 11
  22. Ordered faux decorative ivy (what on earth was I thinking?!)
  23. Did a MOOC course with Harvard University 
  24. Drank an awful lot of tea
  25. Drastically improved my Spanish
  26. Went 5 days without washing my hair (Never ever again!)
  27. Reconsidered my A-Level choices
  28. Sold old clothes on Depop
  29. Spent an entire day in bed (I was sick)
  30. Had a few BBQs
  31. Spent time in the pool
  32. Watched a lot of Lydia Millen on Youtube
  33. Watched a Shakespeare play
  34. Entered a law essay competition 
  35. Watched Titanic for the first time ever
  36. Walked 20,000 steps+ in a day
  37. Became obsessed with smoothie bowls
  38. Launched a blog
  39. Created my first ever IGTV
  40. Became obsessed with oat milk
  41. Learnt the piano
  42. Nailed my skincare routine
  43. Took part in Instagram challenges 
  44. Went 12 weeks without using heat on my hair
  45. Ate far too much pasta
  46. Did numerous Instagram shoots
  47. Planned out every single day
  48. Played Badminton
  49. Deleted over 7,000 photos from my camera roll (and there's still a lot more to do)
  50. Researched the Black Lives Matter movement


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