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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

The Posts Of Christmas Past

I think I've shared all my stories of Christmas with you so until more are created  I've decided to do a bit of a round-up of the best for you.  Grab a brew, put your feet up and have a read.

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Firstly, here is my annual Christmas message (I should update it really), then you can have a read of what happened on the first Christmas Eve that my husband and I spent together which we spent at my parents house.  Next find out what Santa brings naughty boys for Christmas and finally, here is some Christmas preparation insight which has been gained over the past 23 years (yes, I impart more wisdom.  You're so lucky!).


And, to finish, I never thought I'd be able to top this (dancy, jazz hands) version of All I Want For Christmas Is You but my hero of the year, Steve Kardynal, has been back on Chatroulette again and pulled off this masterpiece!





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Have you heard my Christmas Soundtrack To My Life yet?  
I'm championing the unsung heroes of Christmas.