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Journaling with Purpose

4 February 2016 By ian

I mostly write nonsense in my journal. In fact a lot of the time I use my pens to write to myself about pens. If, in a hundred years, my papers should be discovered by some eager historians, they are going to come to some very strange conclusions about life in the 2010s. I do, […]

Midori CL Mechanical Pencil Review

27 April 2015 By ian

The Midori CL pencil is a plastic bodied mechanical pencil that costs about £2.50 in the UK. It’s available in 0.3mm and 0.5mm versions and in blue, white and pink. It’s simply styled, with minimal branding. It looks quite 60s to me. I don’t like it as much in person as I thought I would […]

Midori Traveler’s Notebook Part Three: Making It Your Own (and a Giveaway)

26 February 2015 By ian

That the Midori Traveler’s Notebook has such a loyal following is due to: high quality products; clever branding; and the infinite variety of ways to make it your own. In fact the notebook becomes uniquely yours very quickly as the cover picks up scuffs and scratches and rapidly develops personality. I can only think the […]

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 […]