This time it’s personal

Okay, I succumbed and set up the Personal sized Filofax. Once I had decided that I needed to inject some new life into my wool collection, it seemed obvious that the same was true of my planner. Perhaps I need to embrace my indecision and keep my options open? Perhaps I need to be able…

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…

How I Planned ~ April 2022

This was a consistent month in my planner life, which feels as I type it like the kind of comment you put on your child’s school report - Pamela has had a consistent month in her planner and we are pleased with the progress she has made. Which reminds me that I don’t know if…

Nothing’s perfect

It's hard to be a perfectionist in a world where nothing is ever perfect. There are definitely things which I opt out of because they are irredeemably far from perfect, but the vast majority of things only fall short in a small way and then I have to decide whether or not I will accept…

World Stationery Day 2022

"You, boy! What day is it?" cried Scrooge. "Why, it's World Stationery Day!" the boy replied. Scrooge threw down a sovereign into the snow. "Quick," he called, "hurry to the stationer's and buy the biggest pen in the whole shop!" Well, I shan't be celebrating World Stationery Day in quite such lavish style, but I've…

Crumbled

So I crumbled. I managed a week in the tiny diary then scurried back to my A5 like a hermit seeking the sanctuary of his cave. I feel as if I should have given the different size more of a chance, but from the moment I moved into it I was thinking about how to…