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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 Gallery : #WIDN (What I'm Doing Now)

This isn't really a "what I'm doing now", it's more a "what I was doing then" or a "I wish I was still doing that" type of Gallery entry today.

This time last week I was on a short break in Tunisia with my husband. It is only the second time we've been away on our own in our 24 years of being together. Whilst we were away, we celebrated our 22nd wedding anniversary with very little pomp and ceremony. We did absolutely nothing whilst we were away; we never left the hotel, we sunbathed, we swam in the sea, we didn't get drink copious amounts of alcohol, we allowed ourselves half an hour a day to catch up on British news and Facebook alerts on our tablets using the fairly erratic hotel wi-fi connection (hence where I saw the Gallery prompt) and just properly chilled out.

Here's more of what we did (and didn't) do...

taxi, Tunisia

Monastir, Tunisia

horse, beach, tunisia

We also watched the sun set...

Tunisia, sunset, Monastir, Sousse,

...and watched it rise again.  A lot!

sunrise, Tunisia, Monastir


And here is a gratuitous planescape 
(of which I have more and will be added to my collection very soon)

planescape, Tunisia, Airbus321,


For more Gallery themed posts, check out Tara's blog.