Paw Prints — A5

Keeping track of the books I've read...

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

I read quite a lot. Not as much as many people, but in an average year, I read between 50 and 60 books, and it's becoming increasingly necessary to keep track of what I've read. Yes, I know. There are apps that can do that, but I'm not much of an app person.

I'm sure some whippersnappers reading this will be convinced of their memory's power and think that they would never forget what they've read. Hm. I was like that once. And then I got old, and 50 books a year quickly became 1000 books over a couple of decades. My memory is dulling at precisely the time it's also getting full!

What I'm currently using is a notebook to record my reading. (Anyone surprised? No. Thought not.)

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Endless Nameless

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Here, then, is a thoroughbred; well-groomed, reassuringly expensive and best put in skilled hands. 

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Kernow That's What I Call Music (Nib)

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

It's that time when, here in the northern hemisphere at least, the weather's improving, the schools are out and it's time to enjoy the great outdoors. This year, after the rigours of initial lock-down, the urge was stronger still - but of course I was taking some decent stationery with me!

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Pebble's Sakura Sumiko Ltd. Ed.

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

What's it like? When you write in it, how does it feel?

If you love the crinkle of thin paper that's been written on (and I do!) - like airmail paper can, this is the notebook for you. If you like inks with sheen to them (and I do!), this is the paper for you. If you adore the fact that only 250 of them will ever be made, this is for you.

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Knitting notebook

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

Why am I keeping a knitting notebook? Because knitting with my mum - whether at a "Knit and Natter" group or just the two of us sitting knitting together - has brought us even closer, and I know I will want to look back on that journey in the future.

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