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Happy Birthday Pocket Notebooks!

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That's it. We're two. Prepare yourself for ear-shattering tantrums, stamping of feet and general flouncing. Not really. First. If you happen to have stumbled on this post on the 24th or 25th of June 2017, then cash in. There's 10% off all purchases on those days; just enter the code PNBIRTHDAY at checkout. Second. Thank you very much for coming by.  We're aiming to be a place where you can come find your favourite notebook, and maybe even discover something new. A pen, a pencil perhaps. If you are looking for something specific - just drop us a note, and...

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Notebooks for Weight loss

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I suppose that you could pile them up to form a step, or perhaps use them as dumb-bells. I used notebooks for weight loss in a different way.  How I used notebooks for weight loss Contrary to what many say, losing weight is not terribly complicated for most of us. There are, of course, exceptions and nothing in this post constitutes medical advice. I am overweight. I have been for years. While I am certain that there are myriad reasons that I might be pre-disposed to being overweight, there is an inescapable truth at the heart of the issue.  I...

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Kaweco Brass Sport and Field Notes: My love affair

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I wrote before about how I drifted back to the world of pen and paper. As I started wearing fewer suits and more jeans, I was drawn to the pocket notebook. I needed something that I could slip into a trouser-pocket. I also needed to find a robust writing instrument that could cope with a life in denim. Pencil was out – too many broken points. Ballpoint, not my favourite and although not expensive, they were still fragile. I stumbled upon the Kaweco Brass Sport. Available as a fountain pen, a rollerball, a ballpoint and a mechanical pencil. I bought...

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Small Notepads. Why?

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I would love to claim some sort of authority and expertise on small notepads and pocket notebooks, but I don’t really have any. OK, I do have quite a few notebooks, but in theory, I’m supposed to sell those. I rediscovered small notepads a few years back, initially in the form of Moleskine. For several years in the 1990’s, my corporate life was planned and tracked in a Day Timer. Gradually, digital overtook me, and my life became enshrined in Outlook. Between 2010 and 2015, there was no paper in my life at all. No books, no notebooks, no diary....

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May Report

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Hey there. Me again. What do you think of the purple? It's taking over the world. As well as the colour, the site has been tweaked a little, and we continue to make changes. The aim is to improve ease of navigation and create a more consistent look. Any and all feedback gratefully received. May was a record month. Yay! May the 9th is now Medcalf Day at Pocket Notebooks. A cracking order.  What's new?  The 'Big Pockets' range is growing, with Field Notes getting in on the action. Pitch Black 4-3/4 by 7-1/2 is flying off the shelves. New...

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