Paw Prints — Review

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

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

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

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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Field Notes Group 11

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

"Elementary, dear Watson. Elementary." The folk at Field Notes were excited about their Limited Edition, Elemental. Read here - what happened. That FN made such a hand-brake turn so as not to sherlock (see what I did there? Scrib will be proud) a small creator is, frankly, heartwarming. I backed the Kickstarter, and very much enjoy the notebooks, by the way. So - Group 11.* This Field Notes Quarterly limited edition gets its name from the position of the elements copper, silver, and gold in the Periodic Table. “Group Eleven” features three standard Dot-Graph Memo Books. But aside from the size,...

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Port West

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Port West. A hard cover A5, made with recycled and recyclable paper, here, in good old Blighty. Ship it in.

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Chameleon

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

I'm coming across all corporate and thrusting. What notebook to carry for a week business trip. One that is conservative with a touch of quirky. And which pen to use?

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