What’s happening here? The blog has been quiet this past month as even though I have been reading, I haven’t thought much about writing. Instead, I’ve been settling down in my new place, looking for a full-time job and actively missing my parents. Life so far has been a wild goose chase and it doesn’t seem to want to slow down. I could use a vacation right about now.
I’ve also been thinking about my approach to blogging lately. To put things in simple terms, I have been writing only upon completion of a particular book and nothing beyond that. I haven’t really been showing myself as a person, and believe me, there is a lot to show. I am interested in a multitude of things in and outside of reading. I have many ideas I’d like to incorporate here, sometimes stepping outside the routine reading updates. Two years ago, when I revitalized this blog, I opted for studying only classic literature thinking it would help me grow more as a person. Maybe I shouldn’t limit myself. I’ve been turning to fun contemporary books here and there, yet I kept feeling guilty for it. But I shouldn’t. After all, this is not a professional blog by any means; I am not after fame and fortune; I don’t care about publishers sending me review copies; it doesn’t matter if only one person reads this, or one million. This is me, and these are my memories. I just don’t mind sharing them.
So, what should this place expect in the next couple of weeks? Hopefully, regular updates. Maybe I will include my commentary on magazine and newspaper articles that catch my attention. I will work on improving my monthly updates by including some fun features into them. And finally, work on my new badges category I discussed earlier in the year. Time to get to work.