Paw Prints — notebook

Calepino No. 5: a very green, red notebook

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

No, I'm not colour-blind. This is a green, red notebook!

Scrib has already given you the specifications on this last week, but what has especially appealed to me about this notebook are the recycled/recyclable contents.

Regular readers will know that I'm trying to cut down how much plastic or non-biodegradable stuff I buy. I don't like notebooks clad in oil-based, non-biodegradable plastic. When I leave this earth, I'd like to leave as small a footprint as possible. So, when I see a notebook that's well-built, well-designed and made of both recycled and recyclable components, it makes my heart sing.

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Oo, and in a very real sense la la

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Pull out a posh pencil, and writing in the No.5 is the real deal.

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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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Esmie A6

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

A few weeks ago, a package arrived from our Quartermaster (Clare) with a notebook and a note saying "I know you don't really like A6, but this is new in..."

Now, Clare, I really don't mind A6 so much (though in all honesty it's not my favourite size). It's pocket-sized books that I struggle with.

And when the notebook is as pretty as the Esmie, well, I will forgive it not being A5 or bigger.

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