21 March 2009

Weekend Update

I had planned to upload the scanned Traveller's Checklist today, but it turns out the scanned document is a PDF, which I can't upload to either Blogger or Flickr. I will have to figure out a way to convert it to JPEG.

Meanwhile, I'll talk about my most recent Daily Planner order.

- Pocket size 2009 2-days per page for my fitness filo. My diary ends in July, since it's academic year. I've decided to buy a 2009 calendar to finish out the year so I don't have to worry about finding academic ones from now on. Also, I'm switching from week-per-2-pages to give myself more room to write.

- Pocket page marker, frosted plastic. Mine broke as I was pulling it out recently!

- 2 notebooks. One Rhodia and one Miquelrius in sizes similar to the Personal Filofax. One reader asked whether there's a notebook whose pages can be inserted into a Personal, so I've ordered these two to test them.

- A5 2009 week-per-page with notes (on the facing page). I think this might solve the problem I've been having with my work filo, which is currently week-per-2-pages (without appointments). I need a way to keep a list in front of my face, and even without the appointment slots I don't fill up each day's space. The week-per-page gives a truly tiny amount of space per day. We'll see if it's too little even for me!

3 comments:

  1. Hi All,

    Inky, I have used the week on one page with notes facing in the past and I think I find it one of the best page layouts. At the time I was not overly busy, so I didn't need to write a lot in my appoinments page but the notes page was really useful for recording bill payments, menu plans and quotes I found or my to do list for that week. I even played around with sectioning the page off for different areas. This is easy to do as the lines are so faint. Last year I made my own version of this, but I flipped it so that my notes page was on the right side to make it easier to write on.

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  2. Hi
    Look forward to the travellers JPG, I'm getting quite good at recreating these old, no longer available pages. You have seen and commented on my Photo Exposure page. I will make them available on DiY Planner and also the Yahoo Group, as it has a convenient files area.
    Regards
    Steve
    Filofax Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/filofax/

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  3. Since stumbling across this blog a week or so back and reading back through all the back entries, I find myself hooked again, So I dusted off my old 4-ring Pocket filo, bought some refills (the really nice cotton paper is only punched for the newer 6-ring pocket!!) and am having a great time experimenting. My main system at the moment is Circa/Rollabind - very expensive to import into the UK I might add. I've used everything over the years but my current system might be under threat now!!! Do I really want to change things round again? Who knows? I agree with you that it's a shame that some of the older & original inserts are now no longer available. I look forward to many hours of continued reading!

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