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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

Top Ten TV Theme Tunes

Top Ten TV Theme Tunes
There have been many a great TV theme tune; it's a talent that cannot be surpassed. You have approximately 30 seconds to set the tone of the show and create something catchy and instantly recognisable. 

So, after a conversation on Twitter and Facebook I decided to compile my Top Ten TV Theme Tunes (bit of fantastic alliteration for you there).  There are many that didn't quite make the grade and they are listed at the bottom.

What would make the top spot on your list?
Let me know in the comments.


 Six Feet Under

The South Bank Show

The Muppet Show 

Grange Hill 

Jonny Briggs 

The Fresh Prince of Bel Air



Hawaii 5-0 


The ones that didn't quite make it...

The Golden Girls, Cheers, Taxi, Hill Street Blues, Mysterious Cities of Gold, Brush Strokes, Lovejoy, Murder She Wrote, True Blood, Quincy, Sorry, Ski Sunday, Butterflies, Roobarb & Custard, The Littlest Hobo, Cagney & Lacey, MASH, Dr Who, Moonlighting

Is yours on the list?  What would you add?