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My Camino Stationery Set

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

When packing for my hiking holiday, the curation and selection of my camino stationery set takes the most time. Camino de Santiago What’s a camino? I feel like I have written lots about this - have a look at stuartlennon.com here, and for other posts (there are lots), search “camino” on the site.Give or take, I will walk 20 miles a day this trip, including up a mountain or two. When considering what to take, I am conscious that every ounce I pack, I will be carrying 120 miles on my back. A tendency to overpack is not welcome on...

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Ursus Cursus

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Need a pencil but not sure that you can really justify a whole twelve-pack of Blackwings? Here's a solution: follow the bear.

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Using a pocket notebook - 10. My favourites

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Favourites? Favourites? That’s not fair. How could I have a favourite? I love them all equally.There, that’s my corporate answer done.The fact of the matter is that everyone has favourites. Of course they do. I’m no different.The regular writers here at Nero’s, Amanda, Scrib and I, are all fountain pen users and so have a natural bias towards ink-friendly paper.That said, I have several favourites, in different categories, and they change frequently.So - in no particular order, quite possibly outdated already, here are some of my favourites. Every Day Carry (EDC) Field Notes. In my jeans, trousers or shorts there...

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Notebooks currently on my desk...

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

There's a good chance that the list of notebooks currently dwelling on my desk, may run to a lot more than you expected! But then, if you've followed my ramblings on here or on my blog (Paper, Pens and Ink), maybe not!

Although the list is long, there are specific functions for (almost) all of these! Honest! 

Featuring, amongst others, Clairefontaine, Moleskine, goodInkpressions, Leuchtturm and Cambridge Imprint.

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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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