The new toy is on the left here, next to my old filofax. The little brown domino baroque pocket filofax has served me well over the last 4 years, but it's always been a little on the small side and the elastic closure is starting to loosen.
Been dreaming of a personal-size filofax for some time, but with most of them around the £30-40 mark, it's been a purchase that I've had to keep putting off. I love the metropol (snap) closures as well, feels a lot nicer than the domino (elastic) closure, and as you can see in the picture above, after a while the elastic can loosen. A few days ago, someone posted on TSR posted that there were some cheap filofaxes (or is it "filofaxen"?) in TK Maxx - I went along to the one in Sheffield to investigate and hit the jackpot! My dream size and style of filofax, in my favourite colour and less than half price! £12 is a hell of a bargain! For that price, I assumed there would be bits missing and last year's diary, so it was even more of a shock when I got home and found that not only did it contain a brand new July 2012-December 2013 diary, but also two lots of spare paper!
As it turned out, the timing was perfect as well. Got my timetable through email this week, so that went straight into the new toy! Looks like a nice full week with Fridays off! Although I haven't sorted my seminars out yet... The extra dividers have come in handy as well - not only do I have the "today" marker, but now I've got my diary divided up into three terms - that's going to come in very handy when term starts!