Monthly Archives: September 2007

Featured Artist: Alberto Meda

Alberto Meda represents the fusion of art and science, reason and imagination, technical innovation and formal virtuosity that characterizes the best of Italian design. He is among the young designers whose individual talents became visible as early as the 1970’s … Continue reading

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Moleskine in Mecca

I took along my Moleskine to record my umrah (pilgrimage) activities while in  Mecca and Medina  this Ramadhan. Mohd Adib Noh Visit his blog, "The Reader" Image link© All rights reserved

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Writers need to get out of the house.

1940: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre take up residence, almost, in the Café de Flore in Paris. They work in the morning, see friends in the afternoon and write more in the evening. The café is warm and provides … Continue reading

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Inexpensive Pens With Good Ink

My current favorite, the uni-ball 207, uses an ink that contains color pigments which are absorbed into the paper fibers. The ink is in effect trapped on the paper fibres and can’t be washed off, as some forgers do to … Continue reading

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Sleepless in NY

"The Tired, Sleepless Huddled Masses" I just returned from NY. Got stuck on a plane at LaGuardia runway for more than 4 hours, returned to the gate to refuel only to be told that the flight was canceled. Spent the … Continue reading

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Japan sketchbook

A Moleskine of inspired sketches by Emma in Scotland. You gotta love all those details. "This has been an ongoing project for many months. I want to fill a whole Moleskine sketchbook and turn it into my own little encyclopaedia … Continue reading

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Featured Artist: Gordon Cheung

Gordon Cheung was born in London in 1975 where he lives and works. He studied at the Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design between 1994-98 and he graduated at the Royal College of Art in 2001. His exhibitions … Continue reading

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Be Happy

I’ll be going to NY for yet another meeting so comments and emails will take a while to be attended to. Please be patient. Before I go, here’s a short video clip by H.E. Situ Rinpoche. As we always say, … Continue reading

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1000 Stories: On The Road meets The Motorcycle Diaries

GERMAN FILMMAKER SAYS: "AMERICANS WANTED" AS HE EMBARKS ON TRIP TO GATHER 1000 STORIES On The Road meets The Motorcycle Diaries, remixed for the 21st century NEW YORK (September 17)– The Goethe-Institut New York, a branch of the Federal Republic … Continue reading

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Moleskine Morph

"Here’s a practical solution of sorts that occurred to me about three weeks ago. Often needing a notebook and my planner simultaneously, they were rarely in the same place and oftentimes I wouldn’t even have my planner with me at … Continue reading

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