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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


We have a site caretaker deliver our post at work.  The postman leaves it at the Gatehouse, the staff there sort it out and deliver it around the business park.  Today, the usual knock on the office door was heard and this was handed to me:

"No post today, love.  Just this from the site manager.  I dunno... maybe he thinks walls need brightening up"

What was it?  

It was this.

You know that expression on your face right now.  
That was mine too.

Further investigation tell me that the map is a reproduction of the six Hundreds of Lancashire.

But the best bit?  
We are not actually allowed to put anything on the walls here.