Paw Prints — A5

Crown Mill laid writing paper

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

"Laid paper"? Some of you might be wondering: what on earth is "Laid paper"? Luckily for you, I covered this a while back! Have a look at my post "Laid... or wove?" The Crown Mill writing paper is, as Scrib has also noted, laid paper. Which makes it excellent for graphite lovers, but not so much fun for fountain pen users. The very reason laid paper can be a pain (literally) to write on using a fountain pen is the very reason other pens (and pencils) work so well: it has a texture or 'toothiness' to it. As many of...

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Clairefontaine Neo Deco A5 notebook

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Clairefontaine don't half do some good notebooks! I am a long-time lover of their paper, and they do a really excellent range of notebooks to suit pretty much everyone, from pocket notebooks, through to A4. I probably have at least one of every size they produce. They have superb paper and come in at a very decent price point, too.

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Back to the beach

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Clairefontaine's latest special series, La France, celebrates the many curious places and foods of, well, France.

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Is it a planner? Or a notebook? Could be both!

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

Scrib blogged about the Stálogy 018 1/2 year notebook/planner a few weeks ago (see here), but let me share my thoughts.

Unlike Scrib, I am a bit of a planner nerd. I do like to plan my days and I have a vertical, week to view, A5 planner on my desk where both appointments and planning are time-boxed. The Stálogy isn't really like that. I mean, it could be like that, if you wanted it to be, because the joy of the notebook/planner is that it's pretty free-form. There are markings to indicate the time, day, date etc, but they're also faint enough that you can just ignore them entirely.

Essentially, this is one of the most flexible planners/notebooks I've come across.

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Redisorganisation

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Stalogy, you see, know a thing or two about human nature. They know we're analogue, and organic, not given to simply doing what we're told. Swapping between books for dates, notes and doodles is just such a bore. So now you don't have to.

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