“In Praise of Notebooks”

We can all relate…

I popped into Paper Tiger. I had an excuse. An upcoming birthday requiring a card. But most of the time I was in there my eyes kept drifting off towards the notebooks.

I have, I should say up front, a bit of a thing about notebooks. Lined, gridded, hardbacked, softcovered, any kind really. I’m drawn to them all. Paper Tiger is relatively safe for an addict like me. Most of its stock tends towards the quirky, or even fey. So I can keep my desire under control. As long as I stay away from the Moleskine stand.

What’s terrible is I am useless with notebooks. I fill them full of my crabby, ugly writing that often – always; who am I kidding? –descends into illegibility….

— Teddy Jamieson, Senior Features Writer at the Herald Scotland

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One Response to ““In Praise of Notebooks””

  1. I recently discovered this blog. It makes me happy to know I’m not alone in my obsession with notebooks. I am not the only crazy notebook person out there!

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