Okay that headline sounds a bit dodgy but today I documented every step of my day with my Touch Me. The only part I missed was paying for things in the supermarket but I had a long queue behind me so did not want to push my luck by stopping to take a pic!
Woke up 6am so it was still dark outside – my binder and a notebook are always next to my bed so that I can jot down any notes or lists that prevent me from falling asleep. Usually just as I am falling asleep I remember something important. If I don’t write it down I am kept awake worrying I will forget it!
My binder is on my desk to check my bookings before I leave home. Had a cancellation this morning which I recorded before I left the house. I need to invoice for each hour I teach. I have two jobs so the blank spaces where I do not have meetings are taken up by translation. I record all the hours I spend translating at the end of a week and make a total number of hours of translation at the top of the week, next to the week number. I like transparent rulers so I can read bookings through them.
Waiting for the bus. I very seldom wear colours, so my boots, binders, bags and jackets are usually brown leather. I have very few coloured binders and my choice is usually brown rather than black. So for me, the Touch Me only being available in black is not a problem.
On the tram. I was using my brown Filofax Charleston bag today. I keep my binder on my lap to show the conductor – I hold my binder over his card reader which reads my travel card, and in case I have any calls about bookings or cancellations (happens very often when I am on my way to work as my clients often have delays due to traffic or train problems)
Arrowed is my travel card. I can just hold these over card readers without taking it out of my binder
On desk during meeting for notes, to dos and booking next meetings
Toasted sandwich and coffee lunch with a friend
Off to next meeting
On the tram again. I live (arrowed) about 100 metres from Lake Mälaren (1,140 km² in area,64 m at its deepest, 120 kilometers from east to west). I can watch the ice breakers and big boats sailing past as I do my dishes.
In the mercifully heated bus terminus on the way home after a stop at the supermarket where I used my binder to look up my shopping list and to pay for my purchases.
Am at present doing my admin in bed with my cats because it is 4°C outside and all my radiators need bleeding before they will work properly.