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…

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…