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Last Year in the Botanics


So I haven’t been posting in a while. This blog is basically dead and my instagram is pretty much ignored. If you for some reason are still here from before (first of all, thanks for sticking around) you may be wondering what happened to me. I’d like to say that my life got very busy with working as many hours as I could and getting ready for university, but that’s not really the full truth. In reality leading up to moving away from home for the first time to go to a university that wasn’t really where I wanted to be, I became very anxious. This in turn made me become more self-conscious, and even though I took photos for my blog (these photos are from last August) I couldn’t think of anything that wasn’t stupid to write and what’s the point of all this anyway, I'm just stupid etc. etc.


It came to a complete standstill when I went off to university. Being around new people who all seemed more grown up and put together than me was a big knock to my confidence. It took me a while before I became comfortable in my own skin again.


I decided a while back to start posting again but it took me a while to get around to it. These photos are from a while back but I still really like the outfit. Even though my style has changed slightly, this is still something I would wear. The shirt has become a bit of a staple in my wardrobe. I love the print and the crop just looks so cute with anything high-waisted or my growing collection of pinafores and dungarees.


I'm going to be posting more again but I probably won’t stick to a set time. I already have 3 posts ready and plan take more photos the next few weeks. So if you’re interested I’d recommend following me on Bloglovin’ or Instagram so you know when I post something. 


Shirt from h&m £12.99
Jacket from Primark £14
Shorts from Topshop ebay £6
Bag from Accessorize £6
Boots from Clarks old

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  1. The polka dots and leather mix so well :) I love your name too! I know a family friend named Bronwyn and I have always loved it. Have a great day!

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    1. thanks! I love mixing leather with prints

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  2. This is such a cute outfit. I love it even more so with the jacket!

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  3. Love the look! So glad you were able to transition well into being away at school :)

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  4. I hope you're feeling better. I know how crazy and overwhelming university is and can tell you how massively things improve over time. Love these cute photos, especially in the botanical setting <3

    //teandtwosugars.blogspot.com xx

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    1. thanks for the advise. it does seem like one of those things that i just need to get used to

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  5. Lovely outfit and location, thanks for sharing!

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