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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

Dog Talk

We had the new dog cage delivered today (bargain - £35 on ebay - free delivery) but it's FECKING HUUUGGGEEE.  I'm thinking of moving in myself.

Yoshi has been for a wander round in it, dragged his toys and blanket in and out, pissed in it twice, had his tea in there and keeps having a little snooze in it.

But in the picture, he looks a bit bewildered by it all.  He probably thinks it's a luxury apartment after the small cage he was in until last night.

Anyway, how do you think the dog repaid this random act of kindness?  By throwing himself into the canal on his walk and almost dragging me in with him!  Oh yes, indeedy.

He is snoozing now - probably dreaming of a cheeky little duck giving him the bird.