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

Typecast Christmas Music Quiz

I'm trying to get into the Christmas mood so here are ten well-known 
Christmas songs squished up into a 30 second clip. 

(if you're  having problems with the player you can also hear the mash-up on this YouTube link)

Fill in your answers on the form below and I'll send out a selection box to the winner in time for Christmas (not because I'm nice but because I bought one too many *ahem*).

One point for a correct song title and one point for a correct artist.  In the event of a draw I will randomly pick a winner.

It's a bit of fun to get us in the mood!!


Official competition now closed and the answers are here

Closing Time is 7pm on Sunday 18th December 2011 and I'll post out your prize on the Monday!
You won't be able to see each other's answers but feel free to comment and let me know what you thought of the quiz.


PS.  If this has got you into a quizzy mood then the final FridayTwiz of 2011 is tonight 
 -Friday 16th December - and will most probably have a Christmas theme.  
Come and join us for the last Twiz of the year.