As well as reading diary entries on this website you can read them in daily emails, on Mastodon, or by RSS feed.

Daily diary entries by email

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Emails are sent out a little after that day's entry is published on the front page of the website, towards the end of the day (UK time).


The Mastodon account updates several times a day with excerpts from that day’s diary entry in "real time".


There are a variety of RSS feeds available for different parts of the site (learn more about feeds at


The @samuelpepys Twitter account closed as of 1 August 2023.