My 2016 Bullet Journal setup

It was January 17th and I'd finally sat down, spread out all of my assorted note devices and set up my brand new Bullet Journal for 2016. I'd planned to do this over the holiday period, but life and work got in the way. Days…

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Dear Reader

Thanks for reading, commenting on or sharing this blog. 2015 has been a good year. Let's make 2016 even better. I've got good food, good company, family, some fizz and a brand new Leuchtturm to start my Bullet Journal for 2016. I hope you have…

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Future Log: The Alastair Method

I'm a recent convert to Ryder Carroll's Bullet Journal system for keeping on top of my tasks and projects while at the same time keeping a record of notes, thoughts, lists and observations. The system just seems to work for me. Low tech is good.

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What I'm doing now

I'm currently spending my time on the following things: As things change I'll be updating this page. Hat tip to Derek Sivers for the /now idea Updated: 7th December 2020

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The screw you fund

Where do you hide your screw you fund? Me, well mine is in a secret location guarded by ninja’s. But in it are things that glisten and shine. There is nothing more soul destroying than working in a job that you not only dislike, but…

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Rhubarb Wine

My family home back in the 80’s had a Damson tree in the garden. The fruit were mildly sweet, but the astringency of the skins made them too much bother to scrump. One day I found a recipe for Damson wine in a cookbook of…

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Zen and the art of Twitter

Photo: Duncan Hull This post is one that I really wanted to get down in digital ink, or pixels, and share. Let me be clear about my use of the whole Twitter thing. I'm not an expert. In fact, anyone who says they are an…

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