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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

CybHer Meet and Greet

*sigh* I'm being MADE to tell you who I am.  Like you don't know already!!  Honestly... what do you think I've been doing here, on Twitter and on Facebook for the past three years?

Sooooo, I'm speaking at CybHer in May 2012.  I have no idea what I'm supposed to be talking about but I'm turning up, with or without instructions from Sian and if no-one listens to me I shall stand on a chair in the main room and shout until people either start taking notice or I am carried out kicking and screaming.  Much like at the end of a good night out, really...


Name:  Nickie O'Hara
Blog: Typecast -
Twitter ID: @nickie72 (main), @FridayTwiz (quizzy-type thing on a Friday night - it's all in the name really), @iamtypecast (blog feed and jail break account), @Blognonymous (an anonymous blogging collaboration)
Height: 5' 6" - I am undertall for my weight
Hair: Short, unkempt, style-less, usually needs a trim

Five things you should know about me...

  • I became a Nana at the age of 36.
  • Both my eldest children finished school with better grades than me but I have never told them.
  • I have a criminal record.
  • I am an 80s chick through and through.  Total cheeze! 
  • I turn 40 nine days before CybHer. PAR-TAY!!!