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Sunday Reads From Cognac To Moleskine

08/14/2016

For your Sunday distraction… Trick Shot Video 5 lessons from a man who retired at 33 The Well-Appointed Desk: Reconsidering Moleskine Toronto collector makes his mark with fountain pens When your fountain pen is sick, send it to the ‘doctor’ Fountain Pen Contains World’s ‘Oldest’ Cognac Chronicles of quills and ink of the mighty gama

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Moleskine Surprise

08/05/2016

When it comes to journals, Moleskine has set the standard for form. Sturdy, but lays flat. Natural white paper. Ribbon marker. Elastic band and rear pocket. The size is just right in the hand. But in recent times, the paper has left much to be desired when it comes to fountain pen ink. When I started using […]

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Moleskine, Cursive, And Chinese Takeout Links

01/31/2016

With politics dominating the news this past week, it was a challenge to find some tasty tidbits, but there were a few… Many NYC students so tech-oriented they can’t even sign their own names Lawmaker types up legislation requiring kids to learn cursive The 7 worst (and 7 best) Chinese takeout dishes Are you a […]

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Links From Moleskine To Horses To Snow

01/24/2016

NYC + snow + chutzpah = FUN! 10 Rare And Beautiful Horses The Well-Appointed Desk: Reconsidering Moleskine

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Sunday Links From Doctor Who To Moleskine To Pen Stuff

10/11/2015

Doctor Who wearing sonic shades and rocking some mean guitar licks may take some adjustment, but the Lego kit could be just the thing for a fan who prefers a more traditional take on the last of the Time Lords… Pen Chalet: Fountain Pen Nib Infographic Lego Doctor Who Kit Leigh Reyes: Shimmerfy Your Own […]

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Moleskine And Fountain Pen Ink

03/23/2014

Another test with Moleskine and fountain pen ink, but this time with italic nibs. Noodler’s Blue Eel isn’t bad though the bleed-through limits writing to only one side of the paper. Noodler’s Black paired with a Pilot Prera and a Plumix medium italic nib performed so well that there wasn’t even a dot of bleed-through. […]

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A Bargain Journal That Beats Moleskine Paper

01/16/2014

Get your hard-earned cash ready, but it won’t take much of it to buy this Swinton journal. The medium-sized one I bought today beats the pants off Moleskine paper and the photo proves it. The Chinese paper is heavier than Moleskine and feels lightly coated. No feathering and only the Rohrer & Klingner produced very […]