Fun idea: notebooks that look like old VHS tapes, from an Egyptian brand called Mokfera: Read more at Mofkera notebooks colourfully combine old and new – Daily News Egypt.
Mike Sheehan shares his excellent sketches documenting the Murrieta immigration protests: David is excited that the “Trapper Keeper lives!”. Renee shares the story of a teacher who is looking for donations of journals for her students. She successfully collected 100 journals for the 2013-2014 school year, and now she needs to do it again! Please […]
If you love Doctor Who, these will be right up your alley! My favorite is the one with the blue Tardis door on the cover. Buy at ThinkGeek :: Doctor Who Mini Journal Set (SDCC Exclusive).
Cute notebooks that look like pastries! See more at The Terrier and Lobster: Papelaria Pastry Notebooks.
I’ll never fall out of love…
From the mailbag: From Martin & Jeanette: We are a husband and wife team from Kent, England and we hand craft and hand sew our own range of leather notebooks and sketchbooks. Here’s a link to our Etsy site: http://www.etsy.com/shop/LeatherNotebooks From Allison: I thought you’d like these — Peruvian hero notebooks, created by a company […]
A reader named Steve commented on my “Dissecting a Moleskine” post with a link to a fascinating inquiry of his own: what is the actual weight of Moleskine paper? Steve points out that many notebook brands make a selling point of their paper weight, expressed in grams per square meter (GSM): • Calepino, 90 • […]
This is a cute story: Earlier this year, Lisa Rao, an editor at Simon & Schuster, saw a segment on Good Morning America moments before she walked into an editorial meeting. “I had my iPad and pulled up the clip and told them, ‘You have to watch this,’ ” Rao recalled about a story […]
Weirdest notebook story of the week: With Japan’s birth rate stuck in low gear, the Abe administration has come up with a new idea to make babies: convince the women to have a child earlier rather than later. It plans to give out notebooks to all young women – and perhaps also to young men […]
I’m sure everyone’s seen the news stories about the supposed CIA agent trying to recruit Russian spies in a rather goofy manner. Here’s all his super-secret-agent-y stuff: wigs, cash, weapons… and a notebook! Read more here.