One week, one picture

Let’s go back in time

I’m gonna be honest with you : I had no idea what to talk about for this “one week, one picture” post as basically I didn’t do anything particular. Just the usual routine : working and then spending all of my free time along the lake. I wasn’t gonna share another picture at the lake (even though, I’ve got 300 just from this past week haha). I still wanted to write in this series though. As I feel like it’s a challenge for myself : post at least once a week. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll never force myself to post anything if I don’t feel like it. “One week, one picture” series is more like a diary type of blog so words come easier I guess.

Usually for this series, I go through all the pictures I took during the week and choose the one which sums my week up. I thought for this one I could choose one I took a few months ago, almost years ago to be honest. I know, I know. The point of this series was to choose a picture I took during the week, not a few years ago. That was the “rule”. But guess what?! This is my blog, challenge and rules. So I can do whatever I want to, even bending the rules a little bit just for once haha. Anyway, here’s the picture I chose :

I took this picture in the Scottish Highlands in April 2017. Almost 2 years ago then. This was the first time I went to Scotland and I completely fell in love with this country. The nature, the mountains, the roads, the wild sheep, the changing weather, … I loved it all. I had never seen beauty like this.

I’ve got so many pictures of that trip but this one is one of my favourite. Just look at the shape of that road. Wild. Crazy. Insane. Dangerous. Adventurous. We were in a mini bus (16 places) and the driver struggled a bit to arrive on top. But we made it. It was so worth it.

Also, I made this trip with one of my best friend so this trip has got so many great memories. I remember us watching “13 reasons why” on my phone, in our bunk bed while eating ice creams after a day of exploring.

To stay in the “memories vibes” I wanted to share with you a little list of “old” songs that I still love. They remind me of my childhood. And I can’t help myslef but singing and dancing while listening to them. Clearly what I was doing on Sunday morning while cleaning & tidying up my bedroom…

Of course, I’ve got way more songs that I usually listen to when I’m in a session of “throwback songs” but I guess 10 is enough for this post. Were you listening to those songs when you were younger as well? If not, share the ones you loved (and still do!)

With love, Anaïs

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  1. I love that about blogging – that nothing’s set in stone and we can make and bend the rules for our own posts. I love that it’s such a relaxed way of getting our words out there, and that’s why I started blogging in the first place 😊. Ahh that photo is so beautiful! I keep seeing amazing pictures of Scotland and now I really want to go haha. Yess I remember those songs, I love listening to throwbacks when I’m cleaning also! xx

    Shannen |

    1. Scotland is bloody amazing!!! I’ve only been twice and for a few days each time, but I’ll definitely gonna go back one day! The nature is absolutely amazing there, you should visit haha Xx

  2. Cascada!! Now there is a blast from the past! These songs were/are JAMS! Dynamite though…love it. This type of music is the best for doing house chores! x

    1. It is my favourite type of music to listen to tbh haha, I love throwbacks xx

  3. Wow! That is such a beautiful photo and so lovely it has such special memories for you! I loved your nostalgic tunes too, I’ve actually just put Cascada on Spotify, I used to love this one, such a party tune!! Thanks for sharing Anaïs, great post! <3 xx

    Bexa |

    1. Thanks for your lovely (as usual!!) comment Bexa! And yes, Cascada is the best hahaha Xx

  4. That’s such a nice photo, I really want to visit Scotland one day! I love the feeling of looking at a photo and being transported back to that time with specific memories like eating ice cream! Great song choices too 😉

    1. Thanks Chloe!!
      Scotland is stunning, go visit it if you have the opportunity Xx

  5. I love that photo, older or not. Things that bring back memories and remind you of happy times should be cherished. We all have uneventful weeks! That playlist brought back some serious memories from when I was at school. I love it! x


    1. Thanks for such a lovely comment Sophie xx

  6. I’m thinking about a trip to Scotland but not sure about the best time of the year. Do you have any suggestions? I love beautiful scottish views!

    1. So I’ve been only twice and only for a few days each time! First time was in April 2017 then in October the same year. I know people say that the weather is always bad I’m Scotland but in my opinion it’s not true, it just changes quite quickly! I’m sure that anytime of the year, you’ll enjoy Scotland! This is such a wonderful country. I definitely recommend going into the Highlands, Applecross, Glencoe, Isle of Skye, .. 😍

  7. Geraldine says:

    Yes girl! We don’t have to feel bound by any rules because our blog is our own and no one can take that away from us 😊 Scotland looks so lovely, I’ll have to add that to my list of places to visit!😄 all those songs are so nostalgic! Especially Everytime We Touch 🤩🤩 I feel like I will have to go home and listen to that now!

    Geraldine |

    1. Yas girl!! I hope you did listen to it cause it’s the best, really hahaha

  8. kattieh says:

    I love that playlist – they represent so many memories for me! I think I need to make this playlist on my Spotify. Everytime We Touch was one of my favourite clubbing songs 😀 Scotland is so beautiful – the geography is stunning!

    1. Thanks a lot Kat!! Scotland is definitely gorgeous 😍

  9. Love the photo! Scottish highlands look so beautiful, I still can’t believe I’ve never been!

    1. You have to go!!! It is so beautiful 😌❤

  10. jasonlikestotravel says:

    Your blog, your rules! There are some classic songs there, that’s a stunning photo from Scotland too. Definitely a country I need to explore more of.

    1. Thank you so much!!! Xx

  11. Always good to just write about whatever you’re feeling, sometimes there is no need to stick to a plan! Your throwback songs are right up my street I love singing Kelly Clarkson at the top of my lungs it makes me feel amazing haha! xx

    Love Rebecca |

  12. Beautiful picture & I love the view !!! 💛

    1. Thank you!! xx

  13. Even if it isn’t from this week, I love so much the mood and the whole idea of 1 picture per week, it can help to reorganize our perception about the entire week without let them pass away quickly.
    xx Dasynka

    1. Thank you for that lovely comment! xx

  14. Breathtaking scenery, wow!

    1. Thank you!

  15. This scenery is absolutely beautiful! Thank you for sharing 🙂

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  16. That’s such a lovely photo. I really want to go to the Scottish Highlands. How difficult did you find it to get to?

    1. You should definitely do it!!!
      So I was living in Oxford at the time. We took a flight to Inverness and then from there we had 2 excursions with Rabbies (highly recommended!!) and the last day we hired a car so pretty easy to be honest x

  17. Still loving this series. Great photo. I forget how beautiful Scotland is, I live relatively close to it and really should try to visit more often! I’ve only been a few times in my life. Again great post. Keep it up. Xx

    1. Thank you for that lovely comment!!! Xx

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