fabriano ecoqua notebook review

Fabriano EcoQua Notebook Review

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Italian paper manufacturer Fabriano has an eco-conscious and inexpensive notebook that they call EcoQua. These notebooks come in a variety of sizes, colors, bindings and page styles. They also sport 85gsm paper, which is just a little heavier than the usual 80gsm found in many fountain-pen-friendly notebooks. But how do they compare? Do you get what you pay for (in …

SohoSpark Journal Review

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In the world of fountain pens, I feel like there are things that you have always used, things that you know you’ll never use, and things that you’ve never used but are curious about. Something that sits squarely in that last category for me is a journal cover. For some reason I’ve never picked up a cover for any of …

Comparing Papers: HP Premium28 and HP Premium32

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For fountain pen users, paper plays an important role in the overall enjoyment of writing. If you’ve read this site for any amount of time, you probably know that I am somewhat obsessed with paper and am always looking for good, fountain pen friendly paper and notebooks. Unfortunately, nice paper can be quite expensive. Fortunately, there is some nice paper …

Wild Pages Notebook Review

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It’s not often that a new type of paper hits the fountain pen scene, but when it does, people take notice. As far as I know, Wild Pages burst onto the radars of fountain pen users at the 2019 Chicago Pen Show. In addition to their sudden appearance, Wild Pages has been tight-lipped about the source of their paper, only …

Yoseka Notebook Review

Yoseka Notebook Review

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When I was contacted by Daisy and Neil from Yoseka Stationery about reviewing their Yoseka Notebook, I have to be honest, I had never heard of their company or notebook before. To be fair, it has only been around for about a year. Looking at their web page really had me intrigued though, so of course I said that I’d …

Profolio Oasis Notebook Review

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The Profolio Oasis notebook is a unique notebook that finds itself right in the middle of many popular notebooks with a similar amount of pages, size and price. Similar notebooks include the Midori MD, Apica Premium C.D. and Mnemosyne 183. Does the Profolio Oasis have what it takes to stand out in this crowd? First Impressions When I first picked …