Paw Prints — notebook

8 to 1: semi-final 2 - Midori v Waverley

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In round 3, the Midori won against the Palomino. In round 4, the Waverley won against the Alwych (though it was a tight finish). Who will be today's winner? Midori Quick reminder... 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 of writing, making them harder to open and make the pages looser. With only cheesecloth reinforcing the spine, these notebooks are supple and open easily. Available in Plain, Ruled and...

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8 to 1: semi-final 1 - Leuchtturm 1917 v Poach My Lobster

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In round 1Leuchtturm beat the Life Noble notebook. In round 2, Poach My Lobster beat the Clairefontaine Deco, but it was much closer. Who will be victorious today? Let battle commence.

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8 to 1: round four - The Waverley Commonplace v The Alwych

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At the beginning of October, I started a competition comparing 8 medium-sized notebooks. Round 1: Life Noble v Leuchtturm 1917 Round 2: Clairefontaine Deco v Poach My Lobster Round 3: Midori A5 v Palomino Luxury medium notebook Today is round 4: The Waverley Commonplace book v The Alwych. I've reviewed both of these before. Here's my review of the Waverley; here's my review of the Alwych. The Waverley Commonplace Book Stu has been getting in touch with his inner Scot and has found these beautifully made notebooks. They are made with cloth that's woven in mills in the UK. Paper...

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8 to 1: round three - Midori v Palomino

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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: round two - Clairefontaine Deco v Poach My Lobster

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In my last post, I started a giant medium-sized notebook play-off, pitting pairs of notebooks head-to-head, to find an ultimate winner (in my humble opinion).

This time, it's the turn of the Clairefontaine Deco against the Poach My Lobster notebook. Now, for some of the pairings, I'm not entirely sure it's an even fight (but they were randomly pulled out of hat, so don't blame me!). Today however, it's a tough one. They each have their strengths and weaknesses and to some extent, are designed for entirely different purposes. But, Stu made me do this, so here we go!

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