Jet Pens

"What are Hi-Tec-C pens? This is not your average pen. These Japanese pens are highly sought after in the US. They are very difficult to find, and are normally available only in stationery stores in countries such as Japan, Singapore,... Read More


WMP #15 Jessica Skrebes

WMP #15Jessica SkrebesCleveland, Ohio, USA Special thanks to our donors. For updates and donations, visit the WMP page.View the scans at " Journey", the WMP Gallery hosted by  Joachim du... Read More


Van Gogh Crystal

"All the new Van Gogh fit the new crescent clip, with enamelled Visconti’s logo – as well as the Wall Street and the Opera series. Both Mini and Maxi fountain pens have palladium plated grip, with a decorated band with... Read More


What Astrology Can Do For You

"I had my first astrological chart done professionally in 1981 and I continue to take advantage of updated readings, known as progressed charts, every two years or so. I find the information helpful and accurate, and it allows me to... Read More


Recent comments

"How do your ideas from the moleskine migrate to the electronic realm?I know there are gems in the pages of my moleskines that get sealed up and placed on the shelf once the journal is full. I haven’t found a... Read More


I succumb to other people’s blog madness

"Somewhere in my meanderings amongst other people’s blogs I found myself reading entries about notebooks.  And then blogs about notebooks.  I barely believed it possible that anyone would write, at length, about notebooks (rather than in them) but for some... Read More


Ancient Routes

"Finally we arrive at Kabul, capital of Afghanistan. After exiting the narrow gorge, we are a day crossing the hilly foothills to the west of Kabul. Cultivation is apparent everywhere one looks. Orchards and small wheat fields, irrigated by several... Read More


Marks in Books

"In 1984, Roger Stoddard curated "an exhibition devoted to those mysterious traces left in books by printers, binders, booksellers, librarians, and collectors." The resulting catalogue, Marks in Books, Illustrated and Explained, is cherished by curators, collectors, and scholars for the... Read More