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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...
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...and climbed in to reach the final pan lid...
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...but didn't have enough turning space to get out.
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She helped Mummy find a nine-letter word on Countdown...
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...and made everyone have their hair brushed, whether they liked it or not...
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...including Nana.
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She had a quick read of Linda's book...
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...and decided that she would help me with my assignment that is due in on Tuesday!
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I'm going to send it off now - it's a much better job that I ever could have done.