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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

She Talks To Rainbows

We've been having some CR-AZY weather over in Lancashire this week.  I've gone from wearing a loose, floaty top that lets air waft around my armpits to wrapping up in a hat and scarf to stand in the street almost ankle-deep in rain water (work related... don't ask).  

Anyway, the weird weather has actually brought beautiful rainbows day after day although it's always at a time when I haven't got my big camera with me so these were snapped on my phone.  

And I still haven't found that post of gold, either.  Look how close I was at one point!

three pictures of rainbows





Title reference... "She Talks To Rainbows" by Ronnie Spectre and covered by The Ramones  Such a beautiful song about someone who appears to be happy but is troubled by something.