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My Paper Brains notebooks - tested to distraction

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The paper inside reminds me of what my next school used to issue as a ‘rough book’, and that’s a good clue to the purpose of a My Paper Brains notebook. It’s not for calligraphy – it’s for thinking.

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Blackwing Volume 10001

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The Palomino Blackwing Volume 10001 - A first look.

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1857

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1857 is a podcast by Stuart Lennon and TJ Cosgrove. Until recently, I only had a vague understanding of what actually constitutes a podcast. "A podcast, or generically, netcast, is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download and listen to or watch. It is often available for subscription, so that new episodes are automatically downloaded via web syndication to the user's own computer, mobile application or portable media player." So says Wikipedia. My definition is "an on demand talk radio show." My first experience of a podcast was listening to "Wittertainment", which is...

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What's all this EDC malarkey then?

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Do the items included have to be carried literally every day? Is it obligatory to show the entire world what your EDC tools are? Where do I start? Well, first things first. Relax.

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Notebooks for Travel

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It's that time of year again. The CEO is undertaking residential training of the Head of Marketing and Mrs Nero's Notes and I are heading off for some sunshine. Being away from my extensive stocks of notebooks requires serious thought and planning. What notebooks to take on a trip? To be fair, we are not ascending the North face of the Eiger, nor swimming up the Amazon. A comfortable airliner will take us to to a  Mediterranean island, where we'll collect a car and drive to a lovely villa. So, I don't think I specifically need a rough, tough outdoorsman...

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