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Update | BRB. Blog Break


Another update? Really?

Yes, really. I know I just had one to announce 'Fright Night' but October is over now. This is November. The penultimate month. Also Exam month. Also crazy month. Also be right back, because I need to wash these ink stains off my fingers.

Also be right back, because I'm taking a blog break. 

Hey Bash is taking a much needed break.



I thought this long and hard. I wondered if I could manage everything this month and still succeed. Usually I have posts ready and set for the month when I have time. November is no different. There are eight posts in my drafts, waiting to be written and published. Photos set, general points up but I won't be posting them yet.

In fact I won't be posting anything for November.

It is my own accord, that I take November as a break for at least two to three weeks.



Blogging is important to me but so are my exams. A Levels have just started and this is where my attention has to be. I can't think of posts or comments or tweets when my next paper is in just two days. Perhaps that is why I haven't been so involved as I would like to be. As exams crept on, blogging felt like a job.

Blogging became almost painful when it should have been fun. I love blogging, it was the consistency I needed this year. When nothing was right, when everything was wrong, and when nothing ever mattered. Blogging kept me grounded into a schedule that distracted me. But that was what it was, a distraction from bigger problems.

I have problems I don't enjoy acknowledging. Personal problems, blogging problems, some overlapping problems. Right now, what I need is a break. To focus on my exams and solve personal issues. I might have to face them sooner or later. I wish it could be later but it's already November. I don't want to start 2016 sad.


You might not be surprised though. If you have noticed my lack of involvement right now,

It doesn't mean I'm halting Hey Bash and becoming one of those 'ghost blogs.' Well, that's not true. I may still be haunting you and lurking around just to check up. But as of now, I'm officially in study-mode and you won't see me anywhere.

Except on Instagram here. Because it's the only escape I have now. It doesn't count though. It's everyone's escape.

See you in three weeks! 


46 comments

  1. Everyone needs a break every now and then! :) Best of luck with your exams!!

    Renee | Lose The Road

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  2. Good for you for knowing when to take a break! See you when you're back - we'll still be here :)
    Rebecca | The Two Twenty Somethings
    Xx

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  3. Good luck with the exams! God bless you!
    -Hari

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  4. Good for you! Everyone needs time out to get their head together and focus on the main things so good luck in your exams and good luck to starting 2016 with a clear, happy head! :) xxx
    www.samanthafrances.co.uk

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  5. Take all the time you need to focus on your exams m'dear! I'll still be here when you get back (okay, I realised that sounds kinds creepy hahaha)

    Meg | A Little Twist Of…

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  6. Good luck for your exams Bash, we'll still be here! I feel you on the break thing, looking at doing it towards the end of the year, we all need a break sometimes :)

    http://rainbow-roseblossom.blogspot.co.nz/

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  7. It's nice to take a break from the blog sometimes! Goodluck on your exams and hope you'll be back with a happier heart! :)


     Miriam ♥ A whole lot of serendipity

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  8. I love the coke one! Hope I can find one too. hihi <3

    - Joyce | http://www.bitsofjoyce.com/

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  9. Everyone needs a break. I've been incredibly busy lately too. Good luck with everything!

    www.jeannechristinemarie.blogspot.com

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  10. Good luck to you~The blue cup is so cute.Like it~
    http://www.queeniebridesmaid.co.uk

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  11. good luck with your exams hun! Hope you come back sooner than expected!

    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

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  12. Good luck in your exams honey , we'll all be right here when your back from your focused revision month ! You're going to do amazing :)

    Lots of love, Marianne xxx

    http://myhappybubblexx.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. Good luck on exams, and I hope that you have an amazing month. I hope your November is full of a lot of good things!

    nolongergrey.com

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  14. Don't worry, it's okay to take a break. Focus on the more important things first. We took a break the week before last just out of nowhere because I wasn't feeling too great that week and didn't want to post, so we both took days off. It actually felt amazing to take that little break after a year of the same blogging schedule. Take all the time you need. Good luck on your exams. We will be here when you get back! :D

    Florals&Smiles

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  15. Kill those exams, girl. We'll be here when you get back.

    Z · HELLOZAUNI.COM

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  16. know exactly how you feel - being in the middle of them myself and all. Best of luck for your exams! Awaiting your return patiently :) xx

    La'bell || labellwong.blogspot.com

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  17. Good luck on your exams, girl!! You'll be terrific!! Just finished up with my midterms so I totally understand the struggle, haha.
    manicpixiegirl

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  18. i need everyday a coffee break!
    I love your coke pic :)

    xo

    http://welovefashion.it/wlf/must-have/gilet-in-ecopelliccia/

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  19. Good luck with your exams, have an awesome break, will be looking forward to your December postsss, stay cool,xoxo Bing.

    www.bingyourstyle.com

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  20. Hello, congratulations on the blog!
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    Thank you for your attention

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  21. Good luck with everything, and I can't wait to see what you'll be posting on your return.

    Jenn | Jennifer Jayne

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  22. We will miss you, Bash, but you're right, when it stop being fun it's definitely time to take a break. Hope your exams go okay and you come back rested and refreshed! Good luck! Take care :) xxx

    ♥.•*¨ Amanda Says ¨*•.♥

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  23. I think I will have to take a break, too, when my exams start in 6 months. School is very important and it's great to be able to focus on doing well and still having time to be relaxed. I will miss reading your posts, and I can't wait for you to come back <3 Have a nice break and good luck with your exams!

    Hugs from Denmark x
    Mathilde | MATHILDE JULIE

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  24. Wishing you all the best for your exams! Totally understandable and everyone needs a break at some point!

    Jess | www.itsthattimefor.com

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  25. Good luck with your exams! You can do ittt!!! It's always good to focus on things, which are more important :)

    Pop over to my blog!

    Sarah
    https://everydayconcepts.wordpress.com

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  26. Take all the rest you need hon but hurry back because you will be greatly missed, oh and good luck on your exams, kisses.
    http://artadorned.com/

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  27. Well, agree with the others, Bash! Good luck, sweetheart! My fingers are crossed for you.

    xoxo Ira
    JOURNAL OF STYLE / BLOGLOVIN

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  28. good luck with exams!! and oohh, i want that coke bottle!! :D

    Have a great weekend!
    Animated Confessions

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  29. Take all the time you need! I'm sure most of us here can relate or are relating to exams. Good luck :) I'm sure you'll do great!

    http://stressedbutkawaii.blogspot.com/

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  30. Woah, this is like the forth blog I've seen today alone that has either come back from a long break or is about to take one! But it's totally understandable, we all need time to focus on ourselves more. Just remember that we'll all be here waiting for you when you come back c:

    Amy;
    Little Moon Elephant

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  31. My best wishes to you for your exams season!
    xx

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  32. Good luck with your studies, babe!!;)

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  33. All the best for your exams and the issues you need to sort out. You should know you have a fierce following who will not be going anywhere and looks forward to welcome your return Xo

    Nihaad - Read & Seek

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  34. focus on whats important, exams are so important to you right now...we will still be here waiting for you when you get back,

    good luck :) x x

    millieerosee.blogspot.com

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  35. good luck for your exams #muchlove

    vnssachn.blogspot.com

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  36. The hijab looks beautiful on you <3 & you will be missed gorgeous but exams are really important and we all understand!! Good luck, and I hope you get all the results you want :)
    Ramsha | Rose
    xxx

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    Besos!

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  38. the love of long breaks...
    kisses from dubai ♥
    www.mahryska.com

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  39. When blogging isn't fun anymore, it's a good idea to take a break for your own mental health. I hope your exams go well!
    xo Kiki
    http://colormekiki.com/

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  40. I agree with the comments above, taking a break is very important! Good luck with your exams! =)

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    xoxo,
    Jessica

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  41. I hope you work things out in your personal life :) <3

    xx Sera | http://stardustbohemian.com

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  42. Everyone needs a break at some point. Hope all is going well for you ♥

    summerdaisy.net

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