Notebooks

Galen Leather Co. Everyday leather bound Tomoe River notebook review

REVIEW – I love leather and I love notebooks. So when you combine them, I become interested. Galen Leather Co. recently contacted me to ask if I would like to review some of their products. I’ve already posted reviews of their Galen Leather Co. branded Kaweco Sport fountain pen, the Scrikss 419 fountain pen, and …

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Maisie Lane Co. Dot Grid Journal review

REVIEW – I love journals, sketchbooks, pens, pencils, washi tape, and all things stationery related. When it comes to journals, I’m incredibly picky. I tend to like A5 size best (8.5 x 5.5 inches), white paper, and a lay-flat when open design. The latest journal to show up in my mailbox is a Dot Grid …

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Rocketbook Panda Planner review

REVIEW – Get yourself together! I’ve reviewed the Rocketbook before, and I’m a big fan of the way it integrates traditional note taking with cloud-based document management and distribution. In this review I’m looking at a new product from the Rocketbook folks that leverages the Panda Planner system to help you manage both your personal …

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This EDC notebook is the size of a credit card and fits in your wallet

NEWS – Most of us have a smartphone in our pockets that can be used to take notes while we’re on the go, but there’s something to be said for the simplicity of regular paper. That’s why I think I’d like the Pokka MicroNotes notebooks as an addition to my EDC. If the Pokka brand …

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Northbooks are versatile, slim, and lay-flat

NEWS – I’ve become a fan of notebooks for work note-taking and journaling, and I’ve started to try to branch out from the brands I’ve typically used.  During a search for a new work notebook, I found Northbooks.  They are made-in-USA and have a few features that make them somewhat unique. As with many notebook …

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Lochby Journals and Tool Roll have a rugged, adventurous style

NEWS – Back in December 2018, I reviewed several products from Bond Travel Gear and was impressed with all of them.  Sometime between then and now, Bond Travel Gear metamorphosized into Lochby, a brand with products that appear somewhat similar to Bond Travel Gear’s in design, but have a much more classic, adventurous spirit and …

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Moleskine Smart Writing Set review

REVIEW – Whether you’re a student or a person who has a job that requires you to attend a lot of meetings, the ability to take notes is important. The Moleskine Smart Writing Set helps you make your notes easier to manage by using a smart pen to turn your analog writings into digital notes. …

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Orbit is Rocketbook’s new legal sized smart reusable note pad

NEWS – We’ve reviewed the Rocketbook Everlast Mini and Rocketbook Beacons and now Rocketbook has added another size reusable notebook to their line up with the new Orbit legal-sized note pads. Orbit is designed for medical, legal, and other professionals that prefer a larger classic-sized legal pad to write their notes. But Rocketbooks aren’t paper …

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Cure your journaling addiction with this Writer’s Medic Bag

NEWS – The Writer’s Medic Bag will make a stationery, notebook, and journalling addict go running for their credit card when they see this gorgeous leather bag designed by the late founder of Galen Leather Company. Made to hold your favorite pens, pencils, notebooks, stencils, and other writing gear, this leather bag has been handmade …

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WAYFINDER FLUX Cardholder, DAYBREAKER Billfold Wallet, and BORDERLESS Passport/Notebook Holder review

REVIEW – The wallet market has exploded in the past several years, with the available range of sizes, styles, features, and other features expanding at an incredible rate.  Two wallet features in which I am most interested are minimalism and durability.  With their TPU-coated polymer materials and minimalist aesthetic and design, Wayfinder has a handful …

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Galen Leather A5 Leather Zip Folio review

REVIEW – I’m a journal, notebook, stationery, and pen addict, so if someone offers me any of the above to review, it’s crazy hard for me to resist. When the kind folks at Galen Leather Co., offered me one of their A5 Leather Zip Folios AND some of their notebooks, the word no didn’t come …

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Rocketbook launches new Fusion reusable notebook

NEWS – The new Rocketbook Fusion is an endlessly reusable synthetic paper notebook that you write on with a Pilot FriXion erasable pen, marker, or highlighter and can erase the pages by wiping them with a damp cloth enabling you to use the pages over and over again. Each spiral-bound Rocketbook Fusion notebook features 42 …

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Lockbook secures your journal with your fingerprint

NEWS – Keep nosy people with prying eyes from sneaking a peek at your private thoughts by securing your journal with your fingerprint. The Lockbook from FPLife is a refillable notebook that has a built-in fingerprint scanner that keeps the cover of the notebook locked until you successfully scan your fingerprint. Lockbooks are available in …

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