Paw Prints — Waverley

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

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

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: 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... or The Big Notebooks Play-Off

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

Here's the thing... I did a post on my favourite pocket notebook, partly because it was easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy. And then Stu suggested I did a 'competition' between 8 desk-sized books, with pairs of them going head-to-head and the winners going forward until an overall victor emerges. So, that's what I'm going to do over the next couple of months.

First up: Life Noble Note v Leuchtturm 1917

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Waverley Tartan Cloth Commonplace Book

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

Commonplace Books were (are) scrapbooks where you could collect all sorts of bits and pieces - quotes, recipes, tickets, pictures... you name it really. They were used far more in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but perhaps Bullet Journalling is a modern take on it.

Waverley Books have brought out a range of commonplace books, in two sizes: 210 x 130 mm (the size I have) and 140 x 90 mm. The books are covered in genuine tartan cloth (from Kinloch Anderson of Scotland). 

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Plaid in full

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

How many other pocket notebooks does everyone want to reach out and stroke?

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