Tag: leather

An Introduction to the Midori Traveler’s Notebook Part Two: Paper Refills

15 January 2015 By ian

In this second part of my introduction to the Midori Traveler’s Notebook I’ll be looking at paper refills. In this, the standard sized Midori, refills are 11cm x 22cm. I shall be concentrating on refills made by Midori. Other companies make compatible refills and it’s perfectly possible to make your own: I’ll touch on that […]

An Introduction to the Midori Traveler’s Notebook (part one)

1 January 2015 By ian

The Midori Traveler’s Notebook is legendary but, to me at least, quite intimidating. It’s quite pricy to get into and there is an overwhelming number of options. I’ve spent quite a long time looking at it all from afar, not quite knowing where to begin. Then a month or so ago the rather wonderful Journal […]

Marrakech Tanneries: a sketch and a tale

18 July 2014 By ian

If you’ve been following this site for any length of time you’ll know I’m a huge fan of handmade leather products, so when I was in Marrakech for my honeymoon I felt I had to visit the famous tanneries. Now, I must admit, I had got them confused with the even more famous tanneries in […]

One Star Leather Goods Kaweco Sport Sleeve

30 January 2014 By ian

One Star Leather Goods say Buy good things, own them a long time and I couldn’t agree more. This pen sleeve is made especially for the Kaweco Sport but One Star Leather make sleeves for other sizes of pen too. It truly is made to last. The leather is very high quality and the stitching […]

Davis Leatherworks Notebook Covers

26 November 2013 By ian

It’s possible to spend a lot of money on a leather notebook cover but why do that when you can get a beautiful cover from Davis Leatherworks for less than the price of a fancy bottle of ink? You won’t find any covers more beautiful than these no matter how much you spend. The covers […]