Old ideas for a new month

We're less than a week into the new month and I've been in the mood to change things up. I finished the journal that I had started back in April, the one in which I'd chosen to use only shades of brown ink. I enjoyed that discipline, and I do like the cohesive look of…

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…

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…

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…

The good days of Henry The First

I snapped this frothy floral delight on my walk home from the local shop this morning and it seems suitably buccolic to suit a discussion about the old days... and about the very old days indeed. This week it was time to finish one journal notebook and move into a new one. The outgoing bound…