They say memory fades as you get older, which may be true… I forget. There are some memories in particular I don’t ever want to lose though. For example some of my best memories of my children when they were younger are of holidays in France. Holidays in the Loire Valley and the Vendée in […]Read more "Une mémoire française: A review of the Calepino No.4 notebook"
Day two of Japan week on http://www.afoolwithapen.com looks both at the week ahead and the months of 2014 already gone… How you may well ask? The answer is simply by talking about the ‘Hobonichi Techo’, a Japanese daily planner which I’ve now been using since the turn of the year. The english edition of the […]Read more "Japanese days: A short review of the Hobonichi Techo planner"
I still remember the times when my sister and I would listen to the ‘pop’ charts on the radio as they came out on a Sunday… We’d sit, ready to record the songs from the radio with three-fingered dexterity, simultaneously holding down the play ,record and pause buttons on our portable tape recorders.. Ahh those […]Read more "The Charts: May 14 update"
It’s that time again, another 100 twitter followers achieved another giveaway! This time with the help of RL Allan publishers I’m giving away an Allan’s pocket journal. I reviewed one of these back here. These retail at £25 each. This time the winner may also be able to choose the colour, depending on their availability. […]Read more "Giveaway: Anyone for some goat?"
I remember when the word ‘crossover’ first became fashionable to describe something or someone who had broken out of one arena of endeavour to make good in another. Previously it had been a term I only used to change my orientation relative to the road I was walking along…. It is in the spirit of […]Read more "A classic Crossover: Review of the Allan’s pocket journal"