Japanese Stationery Magazines (and Giveaway!)

I don’t remember how I first heard that there was such a thing as Japanese stationery magazines, and I’m not even sure if “magazine” is the right word for them. The first one I’d heard of was a series of numbered volumes called “Note and Diary Style Book.” I searched for them on Amazon Japan, […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: June

This week’s addict is one of the kind readers who loves notebooks so much, she even enjoys sharing her extras and once sent me a couple of notebooks to review. She probably didn’t miss them, as she has 267 other notebooks waiting to be used… or at least that was how many she had back […]

Questions from Readers

Once again, I’m rounding up some questions from various readers who are in search of their perfect notebook. Help them if you can by leaving a comment! From Landon: I really like the filofax pocket cover you showed a couple of years ago. I have been looking for something exactly like that for a long […]

Rollbahn at J. Crew!

I guess the supposed “cult” notebook brand Rollbahn has jumped the shark: you can order one from the J. Crew catalog!

Notebook Addict of the Week: Acacia

This week’s addict was another submission by email. She writes:   My name is Acacia and I am a notebook addict! I buy them at every opportunity and covet them unabashedly. I write in them as journals, books of stories, collections of poems and quotes I like, but I am a faithless lover. The lure […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Herman

This week’s addict emailed me a couple of months ago with this lovely photo: He says: I’ve been collecting notebooks forever and every time I take a trip somewhere it seems I come back with a few more. All that is fine, but since new year is around the corner and it’s time for some […]

Gifts From a Reader: Rollbahn and Field Notes

I’ve always depended on the kindness of strangers… well, maybe not really, but I do love it when exciting notebooks show up in my mailbox from people I’ve never met! A reader named June sent me two lovely items– first, a special edition Field Notes: This was the perfect gift, because as I’ve written here […]