Paw Prints — A5

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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8 to 1: round three - Midori v Palomino

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

A month ago, I started a big notebooks play-off. You can see that original post here. Last time, I pitted a Clairefontaine Deco notebook against a Poach My Lobster one. This time, it's the turn of the Midori A5 notebook against a Palomino Medium Luxury notebook. Midori A5 notebook I've had a number of these over the years and I really like them. These Notebooks are created using traditional thread stitched book binding methods, which ensures the notebook opens evenly and is highly durable. MD Notebooks don’t have a cover. This is because Midori thinks this would impact on the comfort...

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8 to 1... or The Big Notebooks Play-Off

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

Here's the thing... I did a post on my favourite pocket notebook, partly because it was easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy. And then Stu suggested I did a 'competition' between 8 desk-sized books, with pairs of them going head-to-head and the winners going forward until an overall victor emerges. So, that's what I'm going to do over the next couple of months.

First up: Life Noble Note v Leuchtturm 1917

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