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My Diary For 2023

Every year I write a blog post about which diary system or set up I am going to use for the following twelve months. In recent years, I have moved away from a Filofax (I trialled something earlier this year - more of that in a minute) and fallen in love with the Hobonichi printed diaries. For the last two years I have used a Hobonichi Weeks as my personal planner and I won't be deviating from that this year. I have tried a Hobonichi Techo A6 a couple of times but have never managed to feel comfortable with it size-wise.  I have always lusted after the Hobonichi Cousin A5 as a main work planner so, this year, I have bitten the bullet at launch time and invested in my very first one. Hobonichi Weeks The Hobonichi Weeks is a slim diary with a yearly, monthly and weekly layout. The main section is a "week to view with notes" and there are an additional 70 note pages at the back. This year (2022) I used the "Mega" version which comes with almost three times as m
Anagram Game

I've got slightly addicted to this game on Twitter - it's so simple yet such good fun. Pick a famous person and make an anagram from their name - the more it suits them, the better.

Choice submissions so far:

Lamented Person = Peter Mandleson
A Bad Livid Mind = David Miliband
My Urban Hand = Andy Burnham
Dialing Lair Rats = Alistair Darling
Hijack Calm Nose = Michael Jackson
Worn Gyrate = Terry Wogan
A Unwise Homey = Amy Winehouse

so... you get the idea. Join in and post yours on the comments section. If you're going to join the game on Twitter then use the hashtag #anagrams

Thanks to @SirTerence for finding me something to else to procrastinate with.