Hey folks, welcome to twenty-twenty-one. This tuesday was my first post of the year, so now it’s time to address the year that’s gone and what my resolutions are for the year ahead. Though I don’t think that it’ll surprise any of you to know that last year was a complete and utter mess.
If anything, I’d say that I deserve a pat on the back just for surviving twenty-twenty. But let’s have a look at what I was supposed to be doing with the year anyway.
Happy thursday, everybody! It’s the twentieth of august and you know what that means? Absolutely nothing.
Today isn’t anything special. It’s just a normal, everyday thursday. But I do have some news for you, at last, regarding the reopening of the Chilli Alchemist. And that, my friends, is far more special than any day of the week!
As you should be able to tell from the above image, mind you, their sauces aren’t exactly as they were before and they aren’t reopening with all of them right away.
Hey folks, I’m just here for a quick site update today. Specifically, to tell you that you can now find my Pepper Excyclopedia in the link bar up top, under the “Peppers” heading.
Unfortunately, this means that my old pronunciation guide has had to leave, in order to make room for the new link, but it’s still accessible from the encyclopedia page and most of its information has already been ported over. All the relevant pepper pages now have their own little phonetic spelling.
Oh, and you’ll see that the favicon for this site – The little icon for each browser tab – has finally been set to something other than the default. A small change but one that I hope helps improve my blog’s appearance.
That’s all for now but I’ll catch you again tomorrow,
Hey folks, we’re nine days into january, now, so I think it’s time to have a look at where my blog is headed. But, before we get started on that, let’s see how I did with last year’s resolutions, shall we?
Twenty-nineteen was supposed to be my year of getting things done. Of clearing out my backlog, both blog-wise and video-wise, in order to bring you fresher content. That didn’t work.
Everything that I promised you in my previous resolution post did get addressed. I did get my entire backlog of pre-microphone upgrade videos out of the way, to allow for better audio quality in the future. And, while I didn’t upload every one of my reviews from Reading Chilli Fest, I did show you every product that still exists.
On paper, that’s a success, but sacrifices were made to make it happen. I still have a significant backlog of reviews from Challock Chilli Fest, on top of what I picked up in brighton this year, and the christmas videos that were supposed to go up last month won’t be seen until tomorrow.
All that I’ve done is trade one backlog for another.
Yet this year has seen a better balance of mild and extreme products than the two years before it and the look of both my site and my YouTube channelhas improved. Plus, while I’d like to manage more of them, my mini-recipes do seem to have gone down well.
In short, last year was a bit of a mixed bag – Neither success, nor failure, but a bit of both.
Hey folks, it’s 2019 now and, having finished off a series that I started in 2018 just this week, I figure it’s time to look back at my plans going into the year. To see what I’ve accomplished, what’s still to come and what changes I want to make, if any, this time around.