Spotlight Saturday – Amelia from Amelia in Hull

Spotlight Saturday – Amelia from Amelia in Hull

Happy weekend, everyone! I have an awesome new interview to share today. 🙂 I highly recommend that you guys check out this blogger! She is amazing! I really enjoyed interviewing her, and I hope y’all will enjoy reading the interview, as well. Let’s get right into this!


Spotlight Saturday #17

Hey guys! Welcome back to my Spotlight Saturday series. ❤ This week, I’m getting to interview a lovely blogger I know who has an absolutely fantastic blog! She writes about all of the different occasions and events that go on in her hometown of Hull, England – please welcome Amelia, the writer from Amelia in Hull!

Hi guys!! I’m so honoured that I get to be interviewed by the amazing Maggie for Spotlight Saturday!! It’s such a good series idea and I can’t wait to answer all the questions for the interview.

Thank you for accepting the invitation! I’m looking forward to doing this with you. 🙂 The first question I’d like to ask you is: what inspired you to start Amelia in Hull?

I’ve always loved to write from a very young age so my parents encouraged me to write a blog where I could write a post every single week about Hull being City of Culture 2017. Also, I wanted to be able to show people how amazing my home city Hull is.

Aww that is so cool! I’ve never thought about blogging about the area where I live, but I’m sure that it would get me so much more interested in its history and current events! So, what are some of the main topics you like to write posts for on your blog?

I do quite a lot of reviews on events or independent cafes I’ve been to in the area in and around Hull. I do some travel posts as well and some history of Hull posts about famous people from Hull or interesting history events that occurred in Hull.

That’s great! Oh, I love your historical posts; they’re my personal favorite of yours. 🙂 What are two different posts that you enjoyed writing recently?

Awww thank you so much!! I would have to say ‘One day Maybe’ Event post and ‘Turner Prize’ event because although these posts took a little longer to write, I really enjoyed writing about them.

Those are great ones! Sometimes, it’s the posts that take more time to write that are the most fun.. 🙂 My next question for you is, what have you learned about blogging during your time on WordPress? (Any helpful tips or tricks?)

I’ve learnt that you should focus on your own blog and what works for you instead of falling into the trap of constantly comparing yourself to other people. Also you can’t expect to get loads of followers all at once when you first start blogging; you’ll gradually gain followers over time as your blog progresses and grows.

You need to focus on writing about things you’re passionate about. 

Great tips, Amelia! Thank you so much for letting me interview you; I’ve really enjoyed this. 🙂 Is there anything more you’d like to say to my readers before we go?

Thank you Maggie for this great opportunity to be interviewed for your spotlight Saturday series and thank you to your readers for reading this interview!! If you like the sound of it, please feel free to check out my blog!!


Thank you so much for reading, guys!! We really enjoyed writing this interview. If you would like to check out Amelia’s blog for yourself, where she writes about her wonderful hometown of Hull, you can click the button below!

Happy Saturday!

thanks to jirah and elline for my signature! xx

21 thoughts on “Spotlight Saturday – Amelia from Amelia in Hull

  1. Nice to ‘meet’ you Amelia, I’m checking out your blog now! Great advice about not comparing yourself to others in your blogging adventures too, as it’s an easy trap to fall into. Thanks for sharing this Maggie 🙂
    Caz x

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