Yeovil and the SlimNote notebook giveaway winner

Thank you everyone who read the interview with Michael of SlimNote fame and then entered the giveaway. It was really interesting reading everyone’s facts about where they live. What an amazing and diverse world we live in. I thought it only fair that, while announcing the winner, I shared something[…]

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SlimNote Interview and Giveaway

SlimNote notebooks are rather lovely little notebooks, as I explained in my review. As well as being rather lovely little notebooks, they are, each and every one of them, carefully made by hand. This is a splendid thing and so, obviously, I wanted to find out more. Michael, one half[…]

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Monsieur Notebook (Fountain Pen Edition)

Monsieur notebooks have been promoted as a better quality alternative to Moleskine. They’re made with leather covers and come in a wide range of styles. This is the fountain pen version. The paper is good: much better than Moleskine, that’s for sure. Not as good as Rhodia though. There is[…]

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SlimNote pocket notebook review

SlimNote pocket notebooks are handmade by Tiny TOE Press. They are 3.5 by 5 inches, 50 pages, plain except for the rather mad hex set. Thus very pocketable and lovely. The paper is reasonably friendly to fountain pens. As the samples show, there is a little feathering and bleeding with[…]

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Calepino notebook winner

Thank you so much to all of you who entered this competition and suggested how I might be able to use this beautiful Calepino notebook. It has genuinely been very difficult to pick a winner. There were so many wonderful suggestions and I certainly have some great ideas to use[…]

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