Boredom may lead to…

I've come to the conclusion that my ongoing planner/diary perigrinations, cerebral though they remain, stem from boredom as much as anything else. I'm bored, therefore I want a change, but I have sound arguments against all the changes I can conjure, thus I stay where I am, which makes me feel more bored. It's the…

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…

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…

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…

A new incarnation

Perhaps it seemed that I would never get back to producing any knitting content. Progress has certainly been less than stellar, but nevertheless progress has been made. The pink wool is being reincarnated into a new iteration of an old favourite and I feel renewed confidence in it. In fact, I don't know why it…

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…