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Bullet Journal - 6 weeks in.

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Bullet Journal 6 Weeks In Bullet Journal, 6 weeks in. Am I still doing it? Is it working for me? Read on to find out.I rebooted my bullet journal in December of 2018, intent on establishing a regular practice for 2019. As I write this post, less than ten days remain in February, so I thought it interesting to review where I am. Equipment A Leuchtturm1917 Copper A5 Notebook, with plain pages. I write in it with whatever is to hand, but predominantly a Mitsubishi UB-157 ‘fine’ in black. Setup Index, Future Log (Apr-Sep 2019), Monthly Logs (Jan-Mar 2019) &...

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The nomadic Nomad Blackout pencil

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Nomad may already be known to you as purveyors of joyfully over-the-top travel journals in pocket form. The pencil can't quite top the giddy exuberance of the notebooks because there isn't enough space to reproduce random maps or photographs of astronauts, but by golly it's going to try to impress you nonetheless.

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Stuart's Notebooks

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

(This article was originally published on stuartlennon.com) Mike Hurley and Federico Viticci, two of my favourite podcasters, are fans of #the multi-pad lifestyle. I believe the phrase may have been coined on Cortex, a show that Mike does with CGP Grey, but don't quote me on that. I live the multi-pad lifestyle too. They, of course, are talking about iPads. I’m talking about pads. Paper ones. You know, like notebooks. I use a lot of notebooks. Let me give you an insight. 1. I carry a pocket notebook and a writing instrument everywhere. When I wake, it is beside my...

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Handwritten letters

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

There's something quite magical about receiving a handwritten letter or card, and there's a school of thought that says it's just as good for the writer as it is for the recipient. So go on, what are you waiting for? Show someone just how much they mean to you by penning them a letter they can treasure. It is InCoWriMo after all.

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South West Pen Show

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

"All right my lover?" The Bristol accent is warm and smiley. Well, it is if you were born and bred there, like I was. "It's gurt smart, right." Clare had nursed us down the snowy roads from Andover to our second appearance at the South West Pen Show, on the outskirts of Bristol. Seasoned veterans that we are, we hadn't arrived early, nor with five times too much stuff. Setup took fifteen minutes, and we took full advantage of the "exhibitors limitless coffee before ten" option. I couldn't tell you how many people came through the doors, but the 'rush'...

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