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By Steve Morton | Articles about Filofax and other ring bound organisers

Filofax pens

I am not a big pen buyer because I don’t sit at a desk with pens all neatly arranged in front of me. I use them on the fly, scrabble for them in my …

Every day planner

I'm using my lime Piazza personal as my every day planner. It isn't too precious so I can use it freely without worrying about scratches or scuffs.<p>It …

Personal Freedom and Paper

This week I finally got around to reading The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter by David Sax. I really enjoyed the book. I …

Analog

Apple Pig A5 ring binder

Several ring binder manufacturers have started making traveler’s notebooks and Hobonichi covers, Van Der Spek (Nomad TN cover and Codex Hobonichi …

Apple

Filofax

Say hello to the sumptuously soft Classic Croc and elegant Heritage organiser, back for 2017 in beautiful black.<p>Classic Croc<br>With its deluxe Italian …

Design

Paperchase Organiser Inserts

Paperchase have been selling their own brand ring bound organisers and inserts for a couple of years now.<p>During the recent Philofaxy meet up in …

Tell us about...... 8

Are you familiar with 'Desert Island Discs' ? It is a long running radio programme on BBC Radio 4. 'Castaways' have to choose eight recordings …

Retailer Under The Spotlight - The Agenda Shop

<i>A new type of post today featuring a new web retailer.</i> <br>The Agenda Shop caters to A6 binder users, with printed inserts, dashboards, plastic card …

Highlights of April 2017

So here are the highlights of the month of April.<p>We published the following posts.<p>Silent Sunday....<br>• Highlights for March 2017<br>• Tell us about...... …

Functional Planning: Workflow

<i>English version below</i><p>Vaak heb ik na schooltijd verschillende afspraken, overleggen of vergaderingen staan. Het komt niet vaak voor dat ik niks heb na …

The kind of lists I keep

I am a list maker. The lists are not particularly neat or organised. I tend to have one page per category. I jot things down as they come to me. I …

Memory Loss

Van der Spek Junior in old stock Touch Me leather as a wallet

I bought this directly from Van der Spek a couple of months ago, and for awhile I was using it as my personal planner. Since I recently combined both …

Apple

5 Tools to Help Maintain Routines and Habits

We all know that establishing a routine is the path to healthy habits.<p>But creating a routine <i>that sticks</i> can be a challenge for even the best of us. …

Franklin Covey Compact sized inserts in a Van der Spek standaard

This photo captures its true color (menthe) better than the following photos<p>profile view - I have only one slim pen in the two pen loops<p>top …

Design icons: the Filofax

Colin Bisset looks back at that '80s classic- the Filofax.

Louis Vuitton

Undated Diary Inserts

During our normal weeks I'm sure you have all found a diary insert that suits your needs perfectly.... no... ok may be only me then !<p>I jest... I know …

Tell us about...... 7

Do you have an organiser in your (large or small) collection that you are almost too afraid to use? May be because you find it too precious to use or …

May 2017

This last weekend I hosted a meet up at the usual venue near Oxford Circus in London. We gathered together for lunch and a great deal of discussion …

Reader Under The Spotlight - Debra

<i>Today I would like to introduce you to Debra.</i><p>My name is Debra and I live in Florida in the US. I have always used a planner of some kind. I now have …

My FranklinCovey Inspired Daily Page

In case I don't get to editing the dates and printing out my daily pages, I modified a made a copy and edited the page to make it an undated, …

Productivity

My Color Crush Planner Set-Up for 2015

Hello there! Jennifer here today, to share with you how my Color Crush Planner is set-up for use. When it comes to using a planner, do what works …

Productivity

Duck Egg Blue Original Filofax Review!

Today I've got this beautiful planner to share with you guys!<p>I previously reviewed one of the Filofax tablet cases over on my YouTube channel (I'll …

Financial Planning

Compass vs. Clock – Focusing on Top Priorities

Have you noticed how being busy is not equal to being productive? We’ve all had frustrating days when we’ve felt incredibly busy but had nothing to …

Time Management

Cambs Planner Con 2017

So this last weekend was the second Planner Con to be held in Cambridgeshire. I was invited by Anna Brim (Mrs Brimbles) to speak at the event a few …

Reader Under The Spotlight - Khadija

<i>Today I would like to introduce you to Khadija.</i><p>I am a final year nursing student in Canada soon to begin a 3-month placement in the ER (eeps!). …

Waarom je planner niet werkt

Wanneer je in de plannerwereld duikt, zul je al snel merken dat er talloze planningssystemen zijn en er komen bijna dagelijks wel nieuwe ideeën en …

Free Dated Calendar

Yes, I know it is May already, but I happen to like to change things up every once in awhile. As a result, I'm sharing these inserts with you. I …

Functional Planning: Plan Voor Succes

A look inside my Filofax (for 2017.)

As I’ve done previously, I’ve shared a few posts, relating to my Filofax, how I plan, and what is inside. As I write this, it’s the last day of …

Inspiration