Paw Prints

William Hannah

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We met on neutral ground. Not far from Oxford. Scribble, one nom de plume of a prolific blogger, stationery nut, and excellent fellow had suggested that I should meet David Round. "You'll like him." I had admired Scribble's binder at the London Stationery show. I knew of David's site. Leather ring binders. A5 size. Not really my bag, I thought. We talked, had lunch and even laughed a bit. David has been in the business for longer than me, but he's hardly a veteran. We shared discoveries, frustrations and things that had surprised us. He's one of the good guys....

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The Working Artist Series

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This is a series of notebooks from Story Supply Co.  If you don't know about Story Supply, you can check them out here. But briefly -  Story Supply Co. was born out of a love for analog creativity tools, a love for stories and their ability to connect us and make us better humans, and the desire to make stuff. We are writers, teachers, musicians, painters and designers. We are part of the team that launched and publishes a little, award-winning, literary journal called STORY.  Pretty cool guys, right? Wait a second, it gets better. "INTRODUCING OUR FIRST EDITION IN THE...

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Welcome to our 'Little Black Book'

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This new page is where we share links to our friends. Those friends might be suppliers or bloggers. They might even be competitors. I know what you are thinking, "he's lost the plot." Here's the thing. We all share something. The love of analogue. That love comes in all sorts of forms and variations, and painful though it is, I have come to realise that all of you are seeing other people. (I hope you are picturing me in tears.) I'm kidding of course. Here we carry all sort of goodies, not just notebooks; but we can never hope to...

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Getting to know...Lana Suhova

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Today's victim, sorry, today's guest... is Lana Suhova.  As I set out on my Pocket Notebooks journey, I was aware that I had only the loosest grasp of social media. I asked around whether anyone knew a professional who could help me understand the basics. Enter Lana. Lana is a freelance digital marketeer, with a passion for community. Don't take my word for it, go and look at her stunning blog at dalryroseblog.com I'll shut up now... Lana.   1) Describe yourself in three objects: A watch because I think time is precious, and I can’t stand lateness; Netflix because...

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Getting to know... TJ Cosgrove (Again!)

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A returning series, and a returning guest. TJ Cosgrove. TJ is responsible for the fantastic 90 second notebook tours that you can find on our You Tube channel here. He has been a friend of the site since its birth. He almost never stops bothering me to get into pencils. (Don't tell him, but he's gradually winning me over.) 1) Describe yourself in three objects Three objects? Oh my, where to begin. If you had to condense the life of TJ Cosgrove into 3 items, I imagine it would be, camera, pencil and sunglasses. The camera is my trusty Canon...

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