22 September 2018

Web Finds - 22 September 2018

So I hope you have had a good week

So now it is time to enjoy a few blog posts from around the internet,  so grab a drink and make yourself comfortable for our weekly round-up.

Here are some Philofaxy posts you might have missed this week:
  1. Web Finds - 15 September 2018
  2. Silent Sunday
  3. B6 size ring bound organisers.
  4. Free For All Tuesday - No. 398
  5. Web Finds - 19 September 2018
  6. Guest Post – A brief visit to a market town by gmax
  7. Free For All Friday - No 514 by Steve
So here are the latest Filofax and other brand blog posts from around the Internet. Don't forget to leave a comment on the posts you enjoyed reading, all bloggers enjoy getting comments.
  1. What is the Plan for 2019? Jibun Techo Mock up in Filofax Ring Planner for Fall - Kat's life in Cali 
  2. How to plan your week - Sam Alderson
  3. Revisiting the Past: GeorgieR’s Filofax (2008) - Notebook Stories
  4. Happy sunny Sunday! Moved into my Van der Spek - Olga plans!
  5. Long Awaited Restock And New Release - Blog | Gillio
  6. Time management Monday: The importance of Goals Journaling - Quo Vadis Blog
  7. Filofax betétlapok adaptálása Filofax Notebookba - FilofaxNi!
  8. How to plan your week - Sam Alderson
  9. What Are The 5 Essential Elements Of My Planning System? - FranklinPlanner Talk
  10. Gillio is moving: new address - Blog | Gillio
  11. What are the Best Apps for GTD? - Getting Things Done
  12. Alfie 1.5 - Swedish Pixels
  13. Motivational Layout - Mrs Brimbles
  14. Get the FREE Productivity Toolbox! - Strange & Charmed
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21 September 2018

Free For All Friday - No 514 by Steve

This time next week, I will be in London for the weekend, which will include a Philofaxy meet up on the Saturday.

I really look forward to these meet ups as it gives me some time to chat with other Philofaxy readers and sit and discuss how they use their organisers etc.

If you are free on Saturday 29th, why not come along if you are in or near London. We have some spaces left due to a few cancellations. Full details here.

As it is Friday you can of course discuss anything ring organiser related. Have a great weekend.

20 September 2018

Guest Post – A brief visit to a market town by gmax

Thank you to Max for this interesting guest post. Yet another model from the past that stems from the golden years of Filofax history. 

Locations in the UK (and beyond) have long been a source of naming inspiration for Filofax models. In the 1980s we had the renowned Winchester of course, and up to around 1987 there was also Gloucester, as I’d described in a previous post.

It turns out that there’s another from that era, which has almost been lost in obscurity.

The only illustration I can offer is this artist’s impression, reproduced from a 1981 leaflet I once saw:

Like Winchester, this English market town is the home a well-known independent school. The model designation here is 5CL, and the interior is the same as the older-style (5CLF) Winchester models of the time. However, there is no fastener (“F”) or pen holder, so the external appearance would have been the same as a 6CL Gloucester.

Prior to 1980, under Norman & Hill, I suspect this style was designated K.199, and there were even earlier models in second-grade leather that were identified as N.99. Sadly, the Marlborough was discontinued in 1984, before Filofax sales really took off in large numbers.