I thought I’d share an image of the front of the filofax since it’s so beautiful. Plus, I’ve recently found a cute four-way clicky pen which has really nice colours (pink, green, purple and blue!). I’m now using this to colour co-ordinate my diary: blue for school-related things, green for appointments, pink for events & purple for everything else!
This week has been rather hectic (and as you can see, I’ve started using lots of cool sticky-notes now). I had a fairly large to-do list and haven’t completed all of the things yet, eek! I thought this week I’d show you the little ‘weekly insert’ I created which holds some of the sticky notes I use on a day-to-day basis so that they are easily accessible. I made this just by hole-punching a postcard I really liked and then just stuck everything onto it. I also really like the owl page markers (they really come in handy!) Now that I’m using my filofax on a day-to-day basis, I’ve found that having sticky notes, both big and small, in my planner isn’t only useful when needing to jot something down quickly, but I also find I’m using sticky notes in my textbooks at school when I want to remember something.
As you can see, I had a mock interview at St Paul’s school on Friday for Classics. It was quite scary and daunting but I ended up enjoying it. However, since it was at the end of the week, I spent the majority of my spare time preparing for this and ended up reading a 400-page long book in three days. Yup, took me a long time.
On Saturday I also spent the day at Imperial – part of a programme I’m on called the ‘BG Group STEM Bursary Programme’ where we go to Imperial every 3-4 weeks on a Saturday and get to do maths and science workshops to benefit and stretch us more in the STEM (science, technology, engineering & maths) subjects. It was great fun seeing everyone and I particularly enjoyed making a hydrogen-powered fuel cell in Chemistry! It’s something I’ve been struggling getting to grips with in class so it really helped me understand how it worked.
I spent today doing lots of Statistics and Mechanics revision ready for my two tests first thing tomorrow morning (yay me!) I have an extremely busy week ahead, full of tests and events, so it will be quite stressful and tiring!
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