On my last birthday, my mother bought me a 'Filofax Mini' in a pink leather case with matching pink pen. A Filofax. I scoffed quietly at the 80's appeal of it and the fact that in my mother's mind, if I was to be a journalist, a career woman no less, I would be needing a Filofax. I also couldn't believe the price (she'd not removed the sticker).
Recently, however, my head has been spinning as I lie in bed at night and I've found that writing a list of stuff to do the next day (in the back of my Filofax – of course) helps me to stop worrying and go to sleep. Before I go to bed I cross off the tasks I've completed and add some new ones for the next day. Very organised, very satisfying.
Aside from the blank 'notes' section (which is nowhere near big enough) my handy Filofax is also a diary and an address book. What methods do you use to keep organised? I never put anything on my Blackberry – does anyone else? Let's talk stationery!
I don't really write 'proofreading' in my diary every day, or 'proofreading sucks' (although it does). The reminder to blog about my Filofax was also a little joke... honest!