Fountain Pens · Stationery

Solid gold easy action

Okay, I stole the title for this post from T. Rex's 1972 single because I wanted something to suit this lovely honey-gold ink, just one of four colours I ordered from The Writing Desk on Wednesday morning and which arrived with the post lady a scant 24 hours later. In these times when retailers are… Continue reading Solid gold easy action

Craft

Tiny stitches

"I've seen it, it's rubbish." Marvin The Paranoid Android(from Douglas Adams' The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy) I woke up today in a bit of a funny mood. Edgy. Unsure. Rather impatient with things always carrying on the same. In a state of lockdown angst for inexplicable reasons. I felt that yesterday had left me… Continue reading Tiny stitches

Fountain Pens · Planning · Stationery

Filofax – one (plus) week in

Well, here's what I would have written and posted last Friday if a broadband issue hadn't offered me the chance to spend my weekend doing analogue-only things instead. I'm now one week (plus) into using my A5 Filofax Original as both my planner and journal/notebook, which seems like the ideal time to do a proper… Continue reading Filofax – one (plus) week in

Knitting · lifestyle

Six Socks for 2021 FO1

A quick snap - just how I'm rolling this morning The first pair of my Six Socks for 2021 are complete. I didn't get them finished to wear for New Year, although I finished them during New Year's Day so I've still technically got all year with only five more pairs to make. I thought… Continue reading Six Socks for 2021 FO1

Planning · Stationery

My 2021 planner setup

Ta Da! I have been toying with my 2021 planner setup for quite some time and now that the new year is so tantalisingly close, I'm ready to put the finishing touches to the whole caboodle. That makes it sound so cut and dried, so decisive, so simple. The journey to where I am, though,… Continue reading My 2021 planner setup

Planning · Stationery

Happiness Planner now and then

Whilst discussing my recently-completed Inspired Stories Daily Planner, I have alluded to a previous occasion when I had a daily planner which never really gelled with me. This was the 100-Day bound planner from The Happiness Planner, which I ordered back in August 2017. At that point, I felt that daily planning might help me… Continue reading Happiness Planner now and then

Craft · Knitting

Six Socks For 2021

I have come to the conclusion that my sock drawer is going to need a refresh after this winter and, with this firmly in mind, I have been sorting through my stash to see which yarns I should use. Now, I will point out that my title "Six Socks for 2021" has been chosen with… Continue reading Six Socks For 2021

Planning · Stationery

Completing the Inspired Stories Planner

A quote chosen by me to start off each week - the original quote printed in the planner covered up Back in August of this year when I wrote my preliminary thoughts on the Inspired Stories Daily Planner, my sister was of the opinion that I would not keep using it. I must say, I… Continue reading Completing the Inspired Stories Planner