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Scotland in your pocket

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

The Commonplace NotebookMonboddo, a name so Scottish, it has been lost to history, but it has a tartan. So explained the mighty Scrib, proud of the tartan to which his name entitles him.Dr Fleet, resident of Scotland, spouse of a Scot muses whether the commonplace notebook may be a distant ancestor of the Bullet Journal.My father was born and bred in mid-Lothian and despite leaving Scotland in his late teens, retained a Scottish burr to his dying day. For as long as I can remember, I have claimed Scotland as my home, despite never living there and being equally entitled...

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Let's get Webby to wumble

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Clairefontaine make excellent paper for fountain pen users, and they make it for their sub-brand Rhodia too. It's so good that you may well want some that you can put in your pocket, and here it is.

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Laid... or wove?

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

No, I'm not going to wander off into declining the verb to lay... or discuss why weave changes to wove... I'm talking paper here.

A laid paper is a type of paper which has fine ridges on its surface, historically produced during manufacture. Originally, laid paper was made by hand in large vats. Wove paper has a uniform surface and no texture or watermark.

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Life, Jim. but not as we know it.

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

The Life notebooks are, frankly, just too good to ignore.

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Logistics

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Logistics What ho! In the spirit of full disclosure: Delivery DelaysOrders from 29th April will be despatched on the 30th.Orders from 30th April and 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6th of May will be despatched on the 7th of May. Now, the 4th, 5th and 6th are the long Mayday holiday weekend, so nothing unusual there.On May the second, Clare is up at the London Stationery Show, seeking out new lines and hot takes and on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th, she is single-handedly relocating the office from Hampshire to Wiltshire. Knowing her, she’s probably rigged a sledge for...

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