Monthly Archives: August 2005

Moleskine and Cyclists

"Two people who really understand my journey gave me presents. Sophie, a fantastic artist who is also writing a book titled "My Husband and Fifty Camels" gave me a Moleskine diary to elevate me into the hallowed company of travel … Continue reading

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LAMY Studio

  "Who else but Lamy could bring you a clip so full of functionality, yet reminiscent of modern sculpture. And while the clip is indeed special, the innovative design does not end there. Use it once, and you’ll find that … Continue reading

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Hand Bookbindings: Edge Decoration

"When the sewing is completed, and before or after the boards are attached, the textblock edges are often trimmed. Sometimes only the top edge is trimmed, but often the tail and fore-edges are trimmed as well. Trimming creates a smooth … Continue reading

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Blog Day 2005

"BlogDay was created with the belief that bloggers should have one day dedicated to getting to know other bloggers from other countries and areas of interest. On that day Bloggers will recommend other blogs to their blog visitors. With the … Continue reading

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Moleskine prices all over the world

"I just got a glance of curiosity: how much do Moleskines cost all over the world? I, thereby, propose a challenge for this topic: everybody states the cheapest price they have encountered for: – Pocket Classic Notebooks – Large Classic … Continue reading

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Damask

"Damask, once restricted to formal rooms, has today come into much more general use than ever before in its long history. In this adaptation to our 20th century life, two extremes of patterns have evolved. One is characterized by new … Continue reading

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Drawn from Fashion

"Red Hair on Chester’s Homework" by Simone Shubuck "High Art"Three emerging stars draw from fashionBy Maura Egan Fashion & StyleThe New York Times8.28.05 issue

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Toast and Honey

"…It was a dog-heaven sort of a day. In the window of one of the many antiquarian bookshops for which Lewes is famed, I found a sweetly spotted old terrier, curled into a croissant-shape and fast asleep. I pressed my … Continue reading

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Prompt: The Blizzard, hurricane and other lamps

"The Dietz Blizzard was first introduced as early as 1898, and is one of only three lanterns that has remained in continuous production for over 100 years.  (The other two are the Junior and Monarch.)  There are at least five … Continue reading

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Blob[p]: Gastrono-Me

Mockamore in Utrecht "Many people may disagree with me, but I love Starbucks. I think it is very unfortunate that they only have a warehouse in Holland and not a few coffee bars. (Note: I can’t call Starbucks as a … Continue reading

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