Monthly Archives: August 2005

tortuga del desierto

Jesse looks at the moon in my bedroom by tortuga del desierto Some rights reserved.View more of her artworks @ Moleskinerie/FLICKR

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"Though I’m not strictly a moleskine user, I do love your site. It’s gone so far beyond the black notebooks now. Yesterday at Flax I found an interesting alternative…They are German made. Linen/clothbound/in various colors – maroon, blue, black, red, … Continue reading

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Moleskine in Lagos

I am an expatriate American living in Lagos Nigeria. Typically, I will buy my Moleskines when I am in the US on vacation or a business trip. I try to buy what I need for the next year at one … Continue reading

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AFK*: Coffee Talk

Late night latte. And cup cakes, too! Weekend indulgences in honor of a visiting friend from the Land of Oz. Welcome to Chicago, Erica!

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"Summer Kitchen" by Thomas Sully "Skirt is all about women…their work, play, families, creativity, style, health and wealth, bodies and souls. Skirt is an attitude…spirited, independent, outspoken, serious, playful and irreverent, sometimes controversial, always passionate." Skirt! For updates and donations, … Continue reading

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Size Matters

Pealco: "Would someone mind taking pictures of the various cahier sizes on top of a sheet of 8.5 x 11 paper or next to another moleskine? I want to buy some cahiers for taking notes in my classes, but I’m … Continue reading

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Avian Architecture

"…hand-made from sustainably harvested teak that has been certified with the Rainforest Alliance’s SmartWood program ( The wood is finished with an oil that protects against water, mildew, and UV rays. The roofs are constructed of sandblasted 1/4" thick aluminum … Continue reading

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Carnets à la page

Illustration : Rita Mercedes "Paris, été 2005. Dans les rayons d’une grande surface culturelle, au milieu des livres de voyage, un présentoir de carnets anthracite ceints d’un bandeau coloré. Sur lequel on peut lire : « Moleskine, le carnet légendaire … Continue reading

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Buddhism and the Trade Routes

"The ancient trade routes running through Asia were the main arteries of communication and transport for international travelers. Along these routes, Buddhism and Buddhist artistic influences from various areas of India, the homeland of Buddhism, spread to the Himalayas, Southeast … Continue reading

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Mon Premier Moleskine

"I  carry a notebook with me at all times. And a blue pen, too. You never know when inspiration will strike, when a good idea will suddenly pop, when a silly or profound thought will cross your mind, when you … Continue reading

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