Skip to main content


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

Meningitis - Parental Perception Survey

In October I am taking part in a forum dedicated to finding out about parental perceptions of Meningitis and the vaccines available.  I will also have the opportunity to learn more about the disease.  In the meantime may I ask you to complete the following survey, created by Novartis - one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies?  The results of of this survey will be revealed during the meeting.

Thank you

NB:  Please just enter "Typecast" or "" when asked
"What blog have you accessed this survey from?"
and if you are reading in Google Reader please can you click through to complete the survey.

- = - = - = - = - = - = - = - = - = - = - = -