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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

The story of Hurricane Amie and her trail of destruction

The ruler of all our family came for a visit today - HRH Amie-Leigh - my grandaughter.  In the space of an hour she had left a trail of destruction that any one year old would be proud of.
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First of all she set about tidying my pan cupboard...

...and climbed in to reach the final pan lid...

...but didn't have enough turning space to get out.

She helped Mummy find a nine-letter word on Countdown...

...and made everyone have their hair brushed, whether they liked it or not...

...including Nana.

She had a quick read of Linda's book...

...and decided that she would help me with my assignment that is due in on Tuesday!

I'm going to send it off now - it's a much better job that I ever could have done.