Notebook Review: Grievance Journal

Notebook Review: Grievance Journal

When I spied The Grievance Journal ($28) in my Instagram stream, I was in a particularly salty mood and was getting a little fed up with all the toxic-level positivity surrounding the ad. You know what I’m talking about… Instagram influencers all shiny and happy and healthy. Hell yeah, I clicked on the link and…

Paper Review: Curnow Fountain Pen Friendly Notepaper & Box

Paper Review: Curnow Fountain Pen Friendly Notepaper & Box

The Curnow Bookbinding and Leatherwork Fountain Pen Friendly Notepaper & Box ($15) was an item I picked up on a whim at the Curnow table at the St. Louis Pen Show. The Curnows only do a couple pen shows each year: San Francisco and St. Louis, but their table is always a treasure of paper…

Planner Review: Midori 2023 Pocket Diary B6- Clovers

Planner Review: Midori 2023 Pocket Diary B6- Clovers

With January almost over, it probably seems a little late to consider a planner. However, if you are ike me, you might have waited to make a decision or discovered that you needed something your current planner wasn’t delivering. This is where the Midori B6 Pocket Diary in Clover Design (currently on sale for $21)…

Notebook Review: Moleskine Year of the Rabbit (Minju Kim)

Notebook Review: Moleskine Year of the Rabbit (Minju Kim)

Review by Tina Koyama Although I haven’t been buying many Moleskine notebooks in recent years, every now and then a design will capture my heart, and I can’t resist. This year it was the Year of the Rabbit design by Minju Kim (I purchased mine at the Seattle Asian Art Museum’s gift shop; available on…