2016 in review

I tried a fountain pen ink sample subscription. Read 31 books Created an Adobe Indesign and PDF tutorial that now has 8600 view on YouTube Books Bought Mindful Meditation Rags & Bones – Short Stories Conversations with Myself – Nelson Mandela Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo Callanish – William Horton Fred Green Tomatoes – […]

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2015 in Summary

Wow 2015 has been INSANE! Overall it’s been an amazing year. January 5th Jan – Pete started a new job in Digital Operations 7th Jan – Gilbert, a long standing friend of Pete’s father, passed away. 9th Jan – Contracts were exchanged to purchase our first house 16th Jan – We got the key to […]

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Bullet Journal, an Update

If there was ever one thing I should blog about regularly it’s Bullet Journalling. I’ve been using Ryder Carroll’s Bullet Journaling system for a year and half now (I blogged about it when I first started) and it is the only system I’ve adopted that fits my needs so perfectly. It’s flexible and adaptable and […]

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Limited Edition Alice in Wonderland Moleskine notebooks

When I read that Moleskine would be releasing a range of limited edition Alice’s Adventured in Wonderland notebook I knew I’d be placing an order for some. There are 5 notebooks in the range in total: Large themed canvas hard cover ruled notebook (limited to only 5000 prints) Large themed white hard cover ruled notebook Large themed […]

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Bullet Journal Kickstarter Notebook

Back in September I backed the Kickstarter for the Bullet Journal Notebook, and this week my Limited Edition Notebook finally arrived. I couldn’t be happier with this item and am so glad I backed this project. Ryder Carroll collaborated with Leuchtturm1917 to create a beautiful notebook specifically designed to use as a bullet journal. I’m currently […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping a Journal

Someone shared this awesome video by Clark Danger on the Bullet Journal Google+ Community and I LOVE IT! I’m seriously inspired by this guys approach to journal keeping and it reminds me a bit of the Commonplace Book. I might need to try this out.

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Lists of Lists

Have I mentioned how much I like lists? Well I do. I like lists, a lot. Listing things make me feel really organised and clears my head. One of the other things I love about Bullet Journalling is compiling brain dumps into lists. Lists about music, travel, food, wish lists, anything! If you are list […]

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Being An Immigrant

It’s hard living in a different county to your friends and family. Don’t get me wrong this is a choice my husband and I made for ourselves. That doesn’t mean it’s an easy choice. Choosing to move counties itself was quite easy; as soon as my South African husband said he was interested in moving to the UK I was on the phone telling my UK friends almost immediately. But leaving loved ones behind, is not easy, especially knowing that you have no desire to live in the same country as them. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Maybe I should give you some background.

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Things I have mentally already spent my salary on

Nomadic WF-01 Wise-Walker Shoulder Bag – Black – £64   Levi – Demi Curve Boot Cut Jeans – £95     Graphia Red Italian Journal/Notebook – £35

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Diamine Syrah, Merlot & Damson & Pilot Penmanship Fountain Pen

Don’t you love a stationery delivery? I couldn’t wait to get home yesterday to check if my delivery from cultpens.co.uk had arrived. I was actually expecting it on Thursday but it didn’t arrive (some washi tape did however!). So I got home to find the postman had left the package in our bin cupboard so I didn’t need to pick it up at the depot. Then I had to WAIT while we went to pick up some take away and drinks, then get home and eat. Finally I was able to gleefully tear open the package and look at my goodies!

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