Irresolute

Happy New Year! See the 2022 spread in my journal there? That's as far as I've got with my speculations about the year to come. I was intending to use the page for the yearly horoscope predictions, but I'm wavering. To avoid thinking about this, I've been having a few thoughts about resolutions instead. This…

On the cusp

Today feels like a cusp-day to me. One example of this is that I've finished one journal and, although I've set up the next one, I won't begin it until tomorrow. It is my habit to quote a reasonable-length passage from a favourite poem or song on the first page, something I can enjoy flicking…

Time gone, or still to come

I am quietly slogging away with the transcription of old journal entries, trying to wrangle them into a slightly more cohesive collection. This is serving its secondary purpose of burning through some ink, but it's also burning through paper and the sheets are becoming increasingly random as I unearth old books and pads to use…

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…

How was your Friday morning routine?

Many of us are familiar with the slew of perfect morning routines that the social media are awash with, but they pale into insignificance beside the morning spent by "Man About Vogue" in Winter 1972. Does that bowl of overnight oats with chia seeds really seem cool compared to his Alpen cereal with milk (back…

All these notebooks

This post has been inspired by comments from two lovely friends: Alex W. in the 'real world' who mentioned notebook fetishes when she visisted and saw this bureau, and blog-friend ReginaMary who asked in the comments on Friday's post if I have a separate use for each of my planners and how I keep it…