Forest Choice Medium Flex front cover

Forest Choice Medium Flex Notebook Review

Forest Choice notebooks are made by Palomino, of (modern) Blackwing fame. They’re cardboard-covered pocket books, a segment with rather a lot of competition. Do they stand out? Size: 13cm by 21cm (5″ by 8.25″) Price: $13 (for a three-pack) Pages: 80 Cover: cardboard Paper: 70gsm Ruling: plain, ruled or squared[…]

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Field Notes Kraft cover

Field Notes Notebook Review

Field Notes are most famous these days for their ‘Colors’ editions, released every three months and very much sought after. I’ve tried to avoid getting sucked into that rabbit hole because the completist in me would want them all but the curmudgeon in me would never pay some of the[…]

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Word Notebook front cover

Word Notebooks Review

The Word notebook is a 48 page pocket notebook (3.5″ by 5.5”) available with a range of different colours in packs of three. This one was sent to me by Pocket Notebooks. Pocket Notebooks is a new company selling a good range of notebooks that also offers a subscription based[…]

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Furrow Book lined guideline insert

Furrow Book Notebook Review

The Furrow Book is made by the Zeller Writing Co. and available direct from them. It’s available in two sizes – roughly A5 and A6 (Field Notes size) and two colours: “Great Plains” (white) and “Founding Supporter” (blackish). The A5/large size is available in a two-pack for $11.99 and the[…]

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Kaweco AL-Sport fountain pen branding

Kaweco AL Sport Fountain Pen Review

This Kaweco AL Sport is an aluminium fountain pen, available with nibs from EF to BB. This particular one has a fine nib. It costs about £60 in the UK and $75 in the USA. A clip is available as an extra. Kaweco loaned me this example for review purposes.[…]

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