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No thanks, Google Calendar, I'm holding on to my paper diary

As I edged into my third year as a working adult last year, I realised that I was gradually losing track of things that were happening in my life.

Friends' birthdays were remembered only at the last minute. I would forget to call work contacts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 24, 2019, with the headline 'No thanks, Google Calendar, I'm holding on to my paper diary'. Print Edition | Subscribe