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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

Christmas Shopping Suggestions - Marie Curie

The charity Marie Curie Cancer Care have contacted me and asked if I could give their online shop a bit of a shout out to the readers here at Typecast.

(click the logo to go direct to the Marie Curie Cancer Care shop)

There is a great selection of gifts available, including some bargains and discounted items. You can also buy festive food, craft bits and pieces or even send out last minute e-cards.

All of the profits go to providing free nursing care to terminally ill patients in the comfort of their own homes or one of their nine hospices.

Marie Curie Cancer Care have also offered all my readers a promotional discount code.  
To get 10% of your order enter mc10 at the checkout.  
All orders over £35 get free delivery and a free teddy. 

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Happy shopping!

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