Another week has flown by. At week 33 2020, we’re only 20 weeks from the end of the year! This week is particularly exciting because I’m finally getting home! Pre-COVID, I would have been home five weeks ago, but Australian travel restrictions have caused a significant delay.
Week 33 2020 Personal Update
If you’ve been following me a while, you’ll know that it was two weeks ago today that I set off from the UK. Since then, I’ve had a once-in-a-lifetime business class trip to Australia, followed by two weeks confined to a single room.
The two weeks in quarantine have whizzed past. I anticipated that it would be a tedious fortnight, but by keeping myself to a rough routine and staying busy, it’s been manageable.
Despite that, it’s not an experience I would be keen to repeat. The food has been ordinary at best; without ordering supplies and a couple of takeaway dinners I would have been very hungry! I’ve also been unimpressed with the amount of plastic I’ve consumed during my stay. Despite signage declaring the tap water safe for drinking, water bottles were provided with every meal. This only stopped when I made a sign requesting they and disposable cutlery not be delivered.
For hygiene reasons, only rubbish has been allowed to leave our rooms, so everything provided has been disposable. While I understand the reasons behind this, it’s disappointing that the environment is suffering. Simply providing each room with basic crockery, cutlery and washing up supplies, waste could be considerably reduced, which would be a step in the right direction.
Overall, it’s been an interesting fortnight doing dishes in a bathroom sink and washing my clothes in the shower. Despite that, in some ways, it’s been a good wind-down period. It’s been the first time in months I’ve had any significant time alone, and as an introvert, some peace and quiet have been lovely.
Week 33 2020 Bullet Journal Spread
Now to walk you through my weekly spread; thanks for sticking with me! You may recognise this spread from July, but it is a little different here. Last month I was tracking my habits weekly so had to incorporate those into the spread. This month I’m back to monthly tracking so that’s not needed and I have more space to play around with.
As mentioned previously, I have several favourite layouts that I recycle. I do this because it makes my life much easier! Firstly, it makes setup a lot quicker. I know how many boxes I can fit on a page and what the measurements are without figuring out new ones each week. This gives me more time to incorporate my theme; and, more importantly, stay productive!
This month I’m appreciating how limited my colour scheme is. Last month I had to pick and choose, but this month getting a spread together has been much quicker. I love the simplicity of the grey mid-liner, blue pen and mountain line art- and am very satisfied of how it’s turned out.
If you have any questons about my process, please let me know and in the meantime, I’d love to know how you choose weekly spreads. Do you rotate a favourite few, repeat the same one (what I used to do) or start fresh each week?
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