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Using a pocket notebook - 9. Legacy

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Does Legacy matter? That’s up to you.I know people who finish a pocket notebook and fling it into the bin. It’s served its purpose. There is no legacy element.ArchiveI have spoken to others for whom legacy is of paramount importance. It is central to their motivation for making notes in the first place. It is their intention that generations to come will inherit these notebooks.I’m hedging my bets. I don’t edit on the fly, so my notebooks may contain anything from doodles to shopping lists to musings on life. A future reader would need to be a patient person. The...

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Burley Anima Sana In Corpore Sano

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

The ink-friendly notebook is absolutely lovely to write on, and can even handle my old OMAS which is so gushing that it’s been used as an emergency fire-hose at the local model village (they saved the bakery, even if it turned purple for a fortnight).

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Using a pocket notebook - 8. Building the habit

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Writing is a habit, like any other. Presumably, you have a reason that you want to use a notebook. To remember things, to observe, to record or to archive.We have covered different ways to use a notebook and how it’s OK to evolve that. However, one thing that you have to do is keep the practice going. How? 1. Carry it. In a pocket, in a bag, wherever you like. Your pocket notebook and your writing instrument need to be with you.2. Fix a time. Depending on how you plan on using your notebook, you might want to look at...

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Nero's Notes notebooks

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

What's this?? New notebooks, exclusively made for Nero's Notes? Bring them on!

Nero's Notes now have two new additions to the range - Basics and Ink Friendly pocket notebooks. Naturally, I've road-tested them!

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Using a pocket notebook - 7.Hybrid

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

There are no rules. It is important to note this. (Pun unintended) I have heard from people who have become frustrated with note-taking, because “I can’t do it properly.” When it comes down to it, we each use our notebooks differently. At times, I use several notebooks every day. At other times, I make no notes at all. Life is busy, complicated, and hopefully fun. Don’t stress about how to keep a notebook.Right now, I am having to adjust how I use my pocket notebook. I use a hybrid style, part lister, part commonplace and part bullet journal extension. My...

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