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Things To Do Before I Turn 50

  (also known as my "TA-DA" list as opposed to a "to do" list) It was my 49th birthday a few days ago and this got me thinking. Any birthday that ends with a zero always feels a bit like milestone or a landmark and, when I hit the big "five-o" in 2022, I don't want huge parties or celebrations but I would like to have ticked a few things off my low-effort bucket list.   I see these things as a way to improve my mental and physical health, plus a few slightly off-the-wall experiences that would make for great memories.  Start running again and include the following: Lead a C25K group again  Participate in parkrun EVERY week where possible  < ongoing (now parkrun Run Director too) Visit local landmarks whilst running  Train for a long race - building up from 5k > 10k > 10 miles > half marathon, with a couple of longer trail races mixed in  Lose a lot bit of weight Post more on Instagram or give the blog a bit of a reboot < ongoing Look at

Merging My Filofax And Bullet Journal

You may have heard (after me mentioning it many many times) that I scored a bargain Filofax on Ebay recently.  A whole £11 for a beautiful, brand new, leather Kingston Personal Filofax that is perfect in every way.  I think I have found my lifetime planner.  However, much of that feeling comes from finding a way to incorporate my bullet journal in with the reason(s) I use a Filofax.  Have a little watch of this video to see why I feel like that.

You might also like this Google Hangout that I hosted on Thursday evening in which myself, +Elizabeth Locke+Sally Todd and +Kat Williamson talked about our own bullet journals, how they are working for us and a few hints and tips.

How are you getting on with your planning system?  Are you happy with what you have, forever changing (a bit like me) to keep things interesting or still looking for planner perfection?  Let me know.