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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

100 Words - Junk and Disorderly

We no longer have much junk here, apart from one drawer in the kitchen.   Anything that we don’t need or use any more is immediately listed on eBay, including the “I-must-have-that-but-I-don’t-really-need-it” items that we bought from there in the first place.  Amazon has a permanently and regularly updated list of the books that live in a plastic box in my Study.  I am no longer a member of Freecycle as it appears to be full of scroungers looking to supplement their business-masquerading-as-private eBay accounts.  I am mourning the loss of The Spring Clean but quite like having a tidy-ish house.


If you would like to suggest a prompt for my 100 Words post on a Sunday then please email me
"100 Words" idea stolen from Mr London Street