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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

Could you pass the 11-plus?

I was browsing through the BBC website during my lunch break and saw the "Could you pass the 11-plus?" challenge so I thought I would have a go.  15 questions with a 10-minute timer.  Easy, right?  I almost applied for "Are You Smarter Than A 10-Year Old?" because I was a damn sight smarter than my own 10-year old at the time *out-of-context-smugness*

So click on the link above (opens in a new window), take the test and then come back here to tell me how well you did or didn't do.

I had a "I am SO going to run out of time here" for Questions 7 and 8 and a complete *head-desk* moment for Question 10 (which I got wrong) but here are my results.

swot... oh yes I am

The answers and explanations are available on this page when you have finished.  NO PEEKING!