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7 weeks until Christmas start your gift list tips to get organised this Christmas from six0sixdesign

Nov 10

7 weeks till Christmas

With 7 weeks to go until Christmas is upon us, we may not want to start thinking about that snowy, once a year, gift filled event, but we might just have to.

To make sure that your Christmas is fun filled and as relaxed and un-stressful as possible each week I will be filling up a blog post full of tips and tricks to keep you merry this Christmas season.

This week  >  Start your Gift List 

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we must travel in the direction of our fears words to live by

Feb 21

We must travel in the direction of our fears

John Berryman  US poet and novelist wrote this quote  in 1942

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Feb 21

Work smarter not harder

Everyone works differently.

I love deadlines and I work best under pressure.

But this also means that I am very good at procrastination.

I need to structure my days carefully otherwise I get nothing done, or at least not what I am meant to be getting done. I’ve tried lots of different methods, including never ending lists. And I found that trying to do too much was almost as bad as doing too little. Here are the rules that work for me.

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Feb 21

Designer Thursday: My love affair with the notebook

Designer Thursday: My love affair with the notebook

I recently put in place a self impossed ban on buying any new Design notebooks because I simply have too many. If I see a beautiful notebook I simply have to buy it. But as part of my new mantra I am using up what I have before buying more.

I use notebooks constantly, for everything from new ideas and designs to favourite quotes and my shopping lists. Although I am a fully fledged technology addict there is nothing quite like turning the first page in a new notebook. I still use a day by day Diary to plan meetings, ideas and to do lists and I am never without a notebook of some form.

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