The word "journal" may be sometimes used for "diary," but generally a diary has (or intends to have) daily entries, whereas journal-writing can be less frequent.Although a diary may provide information for a memoir, autobiography or biography, it is generally written not with the intention of being published as it stands, but for the author's own use.In recent years, however, there is internal evidence in some diaries (e.g.those of Ned Rorem, Alan Clark, Tony Benn or Simon Gray) that they are written with eventual publication in mind, with the intention of self-vindication (pre- or posthumous), or simply for profit.
One of the early preserved examples is the anonymous Journal d'un bourgeois de Paris that covers the years 1405–49, giving subjective commentaries on the current events.
Her dating life consists of a series of dates, usually in the summer, that fizzle down soon after. Luke works as a photographer and lives in the downtown core.
She describes herself as stylish, driven, and fun, but […] Luke had admired Ryan from afar for a while. Ryan is a hairdresser from Hamilton who now works in Toronto – a […] Jackie is a Mc Master student studying English literature. She met Ben by chance at a coffee shop on Valentine’s Day.
She describes her dating life as “sparce: when you’re studying as much as I am, it’s hard to go out on dates.” […] Patrick is a 27 year old quality control analyst who lives near James South.
He likes playing the ukulele, watching rugby, and going for coffee.