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Baron Fig Vanguard Notebook Review

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Please read this additional article about my experience with Baron Fig notebooks before you purchase any! There are times when a notebook falls far short of my expectations. There are also times when a notebook far exceeds my expectations. Fortunately, the Baron Fig Vanguard falls squarely in the latter category. I had heard people talk about Baron Fig products with …

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Midori MD Notebook Review

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I have long been a fan of Midori paper. I’ve used it for journaling, writing letters and for doodling and have always enjoyed writing on it. This notebook is no different. Its design is very clean and simple and it handles fountain pen ink very well. You should note, though, that if you’re used to using other notebooks a Midori …

Kokuyo Century Edition Notebook review

Kokuyo Century Edition Notebook Review

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The Century Edition notebook was created to celebrate Kokuyo’s 100-year anniversary. It seems that they pulled out all of the stops and designed their most beautiful and luxurious notebook to date. If the name Kokuyo sounds familiar, you might recognize it from their popular line of Campus notebooks. This notebook, as you’ll see, is a big departure from those student …

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Stálogy 016 Notebook Review

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Stálogy is best known for it’s 365 days notebook, which is more or less a direct competitor to the Hobonichi Techo. Many people might not be aware that they make regular notebooks as well. I had occasionally seen Stálogy suggested as great paper for fountain pens, but their notebooks are not widely available. Fortunately, I was able to get my …

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Logical Prime Notebook Review

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Let me start out this review by saying that, as far as numbers go, the Logical Prime notebook is a very solid notebook. While it may not be a well-known name in the world of fountain pen friendly paper, the Logical Prime notebook (made by Nakabayashi) is certainly worth considering for anyone who is serious about using good paper. First …

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Quick Review – Heavyweight Fountain-Pen-Friendly Envelopes

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One of my favorite ways to use a fountain pen is to write letters. This year, I decided to participate in InCoWriMo for the first time. If you’re not familiar, InCoWriMo happens every February and stands for International Correspondence Writing Month. The goal is to write a letter every day of the month. When I started preparing all of my …

Life Noble Note Notebook Review

Life Noble Note Notebook Review

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From the first time I ever used a notebook from Life, I was a fan. Everything about them appeals to me. Their product design is top notch, their product quality is extremely high and their paper is a dream to write on. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever used a Life product that has disappointed me. Today I want …

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Graphilo Notebook Review

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Whenever I would read lists of paper and notebooks that people recommend, Graphilo notebooks always seemed to show up. Unfortunately, I was never able to find one when I was out shopping for paper. Although they are available on Amazon, I didn’t want to spend that kind of money just to try out a notebook. Fortunately, when I was at …

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Itoya Romeo Spiral Notebook Review

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There are times when you want to write your experiences, and then there are times when you want to have a writing experience. For the latter, only the finest pen, ink and paper will do. For your paper choice, I would highly recommend you consider an Itoya Romeo notebook. While they are not easy to find and certainly aren’t cheap, …

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Gift Ideas For Fountain Pen Users

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If you have a special someone in your life who is a fan of fountain pens, choosing the perfect gift for them might seem impossible. Pen users and collectors can be quite opinionated about what they like and prefer to use. I know that my wife has a really hard time buying gifts for me, either because I’m very picky …