Category Archives: Personal

Tim Baynes: “A Rather English Wedding”

England: Deep in darkest Essex my nephew John and his lovely bride, Natalie, are getting married. The sun shoos the clouds away from Ingatestone village. Everyone looks gorgeous, large hats occlude the view in church but not the enjoyment. The … Continue reading

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Moleskinerie FLICKR: Pop. 12, 004

Over the weekend, our group pool at FLICKR quietly surpassed another milestone by welcoming member number 12,000.  I remember starting the group when mentions of the notebook were few and we were the only dedicated group. Today, Moleskinerie/FLICKR hosts 61,079 … Continue reading

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Evolution Of Dance Party

Something totally random and totally fun to start our week:) More on this video @ YouTube.

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Inspiration: Happiness is…

"The happiness industry is booming. And with good reason – everyone wants to be happy. Today, science can light the way. Brain researcher Richard Davidson can sum it up quickly: learn to meditate. Davidson's research studying the brains of longtime … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Naming the beams

The Boston Globe has posted a photo by David Ryan of a daily ritual at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:"…every day, the ironworkers paint the names onto I-beams and hoist them into place as they add floors to the new 14-story … Continue reading

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Inspirational Poster

Millions of copies of the "Keep Calm and Carry On" poster were printed on the eve of World War II, but never displayed. Now the message has taken on a new lease of life in our troubled peacetime. The simple … Continue reading

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Xin Nian Kuai Le/Kung Hei Fat Choy!

Our friends at in Shanghai sent us this beautiful card to mark the New Year. Best wishes to everyone celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. Card designer ©2008 Yiying Lu [Thanks Victor]

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“I have a dream”

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The Moleskine Love Messenger

Chris Tańcula in Poland sent us this link. Just in time for Valentine’s. Quaint! Today’s product is made by a designer who’s been published by Yanko more than once: Cedric Ragot! Ragot brings a simple wooden Moleskine modification kit the … Continue reading

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Welcome 2009!

Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,The flying cloud, the frosty light:The year is dying in the night;Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new,Ring, happy bells, across the snow:The year … Continue reading

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