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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

Soundtrack To My Life

Soundtrack To My Life
On Friday 1st June 2012 I published my own Soundtrack To My Life in an attempt to revisit past moments of my life that I am transported back to when I hear a piece of music.  Using poetic licence, I called this post "Volume 1" because there are other instances that require a dedicated post (for example my Christmas songs, and revisiting The Rave Years).  

Music is so evocative and this post turned into a series simply because I wanted to see how music affects other people's lives and in what way. 


This series continues to invite submissions from anyone and everyone. If you would like to join in then please complete the form below (or find it here) - don't forget to scroll to complete it all!