Journalling

Is My Recycled Paper Fountain Pen Friendly?

Is My Recycled Paper Fountain Pen Friendly?

Do you like to use fountain pens in your journals?  I'm often asked if the recycled paper I use for the pages in my notebooks is OK for fountain pens. And the answer is YES! The paper (especially the white recycled paper) behaves quite nicely with fountain pens, with very little feathering of the ink or scratching of the nib. Of course, there are many different pens out there and some will perform better than others on different media, but I have many customers who are happily using fountain pens in their Little Deer Studio books.  But don't just take...

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Using Trackers in your Journal

Using Trackers in your Journal

If you do a Google search for bullet journals or planner ideas, you will see thousands of images and ideas for using trackers in your journal. They are an important part of many people's journals. I myself have several different trackers in my planner and I find them extremely useful.

A tracker is just what it sounds like - it's a thing that is used to keep track of something. It records data over time.

If you haven't come across them before, now might be a good time to consider using them in your own journal.

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10 Benefits of Keeping a Journal

10 Benefits of Keeping a Journal

Folks have been drawn to journaling for centuries, and for good reason. More and more, research is indicating that there are many benefits of keeping a journal, both physical and psychological.

If you don't already keep a journal, here are 10 reasons why you should think about starting one:

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5 Things You Can Do with Dot Grid Notebooks

5 Things You Can Do with Dot Grid Notebooks

Last year, at the Green Heart Fair in Brisbane, one of my market stall customers asked if I had any dot grid notebooks for sale. Sadly, I had to tell her I did not, and until that day, I had not even heard of such a thing.  I spent the rest of the day wondering exactly what a dot grid notebook was, and what you would use one for.  Well, that evening, I asked Mr Google those exact questions and suddenly it was as if a whole new world was opened up to me!

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