Blast From The Past.. a very old stationery addiction!

I just had to mention this on my blog as it made me laugh!  Years ago (and I mean at least 20) when I first met my husband we were spending the weekend away with some friends.  Filofaxes were clearly in fashion (first time round) and our trip away must have involved a visit to a craft fair of some sort.

Anyway, my friend bought an amazing wooden filofax cover,  handmade and utterly gorgeous, and my husband-to-be bought me a glass pig.  Yes, I know, a glass pig!  I was clearly so in love with him I was thrilled with this gift but I must admit I have always secretly coveted the filofax cover instead!  The pig had a 5 pence piece in it (not sure why!)

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I know, beautiful isn’t it (this will be appreciated by the Bullet Journal minded!)

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We have just been away for the weekend and the amazing filofax cover was out on the kitchen counter!  “I remember that from year’s ago” says I.  “Didn’t you get a glass pig” says my friend!  Stationery envy rears its ugly head and we dissolve into fits of laughter!

Yes, the filofax cover was/is amazing.  But so is my husband and so is my pig!

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which stands proudly on the display unit and has done for the last 20 years!

Have a happy journaling week my friends…..

Jane xx 💖

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