Paw Prints — Review

The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

First - a customer service announcement. Clare is taking richly-deserved time off. The UK office was closed from 3-7 August and will be again from 24-28 August. No orders will be despatched during these weeks. By all means order away, and everything will go out on the Monday following. I (Stu) will be monitoring email and social from the mountain hideaway - so any problems, yell.Now then, the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch. (HHGOA) From memory, these were released in February, and I have finally got hold of one in August - so this is hardly a hot-take.Regrettably, it’s not...

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Lock down journalling

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

Lock down is affecting all of us - some more than others. I'm having good days and I'm also having bad days. Both days are worth journalling about. If I write about the good days, I have something to look back on to remind myself that not all days are black. On bad days... well, on bad days just the act of committing to paper what's upsetting me can be enough to help me process it and deal with it a little better. And of course, I can look over the entries from the better days too.

Enter the Public Supply 5x8" notebook.

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Field Notes Vignette

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

From the guys at Field Notes:“Two stippled “Charcoal Gray” books and one super-bright “Terra Green” book make up each 3-Pack. We’ve also included a set of Field Notes-themed insert cards for you to play around with, to see how the “Vignette” personalization system works. But after you try those out, get to work on your own. Because that’s what this release is really all about.To that end, there’s a tool in each pack to frame and crop existing images (or fabric samples, maps, anything flat, really) to the proper size. We’ve also made a simple web app to shoot, adapt,...

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Analogue v Digital 3. - Task Management

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Who can resist a bit of productivity? It's the Holy Grail of the 21st century. Whether it be David Allen's Get Things Done methodology or a variation thereof, everybody has a system. I have several. There's nothing more productive than working on productivity, right?OK - my tongue is in my cheek, I'm almost certainly the most guilty. It used to bother me, until I re-framed things. The quest for productivity is one of my hobbies. Like golf. Now, I don't feel guilty about playing with apps designed to make me more efficient. A large part of productivity is task management....

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IRIS Drawing Compass

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

"Well, this is a thing of beauty!"

Amanda reviews the brass and steel Iris drawing compass by Makers Cabinet.

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