Journal changeover

Last week the time came to swap into my new journal and what a relief it was. I didn't enjoy using the Silvine exercise book for my morning journal sessions anywhere near as much as I'd expected to when I started it. That feeling wasn't helped by my purchase of a pretty hard-bound journal when…

Summer slump

I'm well into my summer slump. It's predictable, unavoidable, frustrating and, most of all, boring. I keep dipping my toe into the water to see if I'm ready to plunge back into the thing I think of as real life, but quickly find I'm not. I have half-written several blog posts this past month, but…

Weekly pages

I feel I need to make it clear from the start that The Blue Book is not a bullet journal, and if it is then it is being very naughty and needs to immediately cease that behaviour and return to being a notebook. I decided from the start that the notebook would include a weekly…

A new incarnation

Perhaps it seemed that I would never get back to producing any knitting content. Progress has certainly been less than stellar, but nevertheless progress has been made. The pink wool is being reincarnated into a new iteration of an old favourite and I feel renewed confidence in it. In fact, I don't know why it…

The Blue Book

I've had a bit of an itch for a few weeks now, and in an attempt to soothe it I have purchased a new notebook. I am calling it The Blue Book. This name has a history for me. Many years ago, in a job which I remember with fondness, I had a catch-all notebook…

Pens in case ~ May 2022

Thanks to Rupertarzeian for pointing out that it's mysteriously become 2022 - title of my post corrected accordingly. May has been a happy month so far as pen and ink choices go and I've got very high hopes for June, too. My Lamy Studio filled with Waterman Inspired Blue ink saw me through 29 journal…