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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


Today, I have written a guest post for the (unofficial) Starman Fan Club.  If you have been watching Pineapple Dance Studios on Sky 1 on Sundays then you'll know exactly what I am on about. If you haven't then maybe you need to read this blog post first and then head on over to the Starman Fan Club blog.  It's all about Andrew Stone, y'know!

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One of Andrew Stone's quotes is this:
"’ve got to love oneself to love someone else and I think the person who loves oneself without being too into themselves of course can actually have a successful relationship as well".
This links in with the launch of a "Kindness Club" by Susie at "NewDayNewLesson".  There is more information on her website and you can also grab the badge from here:

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Also, I have arranged a "blog swap" with Holly from "It's A Mummy's Life" on Thursday so don't forget to come and have a look at what Holly has to say about what is swaying her vote in the upcoming General Election...