Paige Pooler

"…a slice of Metropolitan life. I thought about illustrating something with more hustle and bustle, crowds or even a more elegant moment with skyscrappers filling the skies . BUT, I just kept finding myself thinking of a more European/Soho/ parts... Read More


Eric Hoffer

"When he published his first book, in 1951, Eric Hoffer has been a longshoreman for eight years and had toliled another twenty years before that as a migratory worker. The book, an abstract and lucid analysis of mass movements called... Read More


Moleskine Alike

There are so many envying Moleskine’s success, we’ve seen some vendor copying certain aspects of the great quality and created mimics. This time I met a vendor in Japan trying to launch a new series of notebooks in October, the... Read More


AFK*: Lise Sutherland-Fraser

"I’ve been away here and there as I’ve said and I wanted to add a very cute little pic to your AFK from a trip I did to Thailand with a disaster management company to help with the tsunami.  I... Read More


Soul Laid Bare

"Several months ago, I bought a Moleskine notebook as a scribble journal to carry around town. Everyday, my brain gets filled with noise waiting to be organized, structured, and fine-tuned. Everything I see has a perspective and story to be... Read More


Sunset in the Hummingbird Garden

Its Hummer Time! H3, the third generation hummingbird in our garden. Salvia "Flare" Cestrum NocturnumThe night-blooming jasmine ready for this evening’s season... Read More



"A contemplative toy that gently rocks as it infuses clouds of flavor before your eyes. This is what happens when designers and connoisseurs meet for tea.      Ultimate infuser for tea enthusiastsIntuitive "scoop-slide-steep" functionalityReflects the aesthetic of traditional loose tea... Read More


Pencil Revolution

"Stay tuned for news of the Pencil Revolution. The PRevo.Including pencil reviews, pencil stories, history, benefits, advantages, etc.On why you should be using a pencil.Or pencils.And not the mechanical kind.Sharpen your pencils, and get ready". Pencil RevolutionONWARD! It was bound... Read More


Anyone with a ruler?

From a reader: "What is the line-to-line distance (\baselineskip equivalent, for TeX users 🙂 ) in the ruled Moleskines? Is it different between "pocket" and "large" sizes? P.S. Just to clarify, if I had one of these things I’d measure... Read More


Gather ’round and I shall tell you a story…

"I don’t use a typewriter. I write longhand, with a pencil. Essentially I’m a horizontal writer. I think better when I’m lying down."-Truman Capote. And I liked that. I think I, too, am a horizontal writer and definitely think best... Read More