I don’t want to lose another pencil

I don’t want to lose another pencil — As I was taking gear pictures, I thought I’d also take a picture of my solution to losing my pencils while backpacking. +1

Plans for the weekend

Plans for the weekend — Ridge Runner/Devil’s Backbone. This is the last of my ‘Must do’ winter hikes before spring takes off. I have had two failed attempts at finding where the Ridge Runner Trail joins the North Fork loop. I’ve decided if I can’t find the trail this time, I’ll bushwhack my way.

Feeding the obsession

Feeding the obsession – It’s not really an obsession, more of a passion. I like leather journals. I enjoyed my new Field Notes sized journal so much I decided to buy another one. +2

Trail journal

Trail journal – don’t knock my writing. It’s not easy to write neat notes while you are hiking. Note the tiny mechanical pencil I bought just for hiking. I included a normal-sized one in the picture for comparison.

Unused pencil and old plans

Unused pencil and old plans – While the pencil remains unused, the plans at least have been implemented with the completion of the storage area in the garage in 2019. +2

How many journals do you need?

How many journals do you need? I’d say three binders holding a total of seven notebooks. That’s what you can see here, and each has a purpose. Two-minute read, +2

Bullet Journal Reboot

Bullet Journal Reboot – Sometime earlier this year I lost my journaling mojo. My Bullet Journal (BuJo) has been pretty much neglected and my personal journal has about one entry per month. One-minute read, +1

2018, a blank page to write whatever you want on

2018, a blank page to write whatever you want on.

Routine Maintenance

Routine Maintenance. I have a suspicion that like myself, many rangefinder-style camera users also harbor an affinity for leather journals and fountain pens. +1

Lighting Test – Journal and Pilot Metropolitan Pen

Lighting Test – Journal and Pilot Metropolitan Pen. +2

The Ridge Wallet and Journal

The Ridge Wallet and Journal – The Ridge Wallet, holding nine cards, with eight bills in the billfold and my work / personal journal. Five-minute read, +2

Making a Simple Leather Journal Cover

Making a Simple Leather Journal Cover – I’ve made a smaller simple leather journal / bujo cover for everyday carry 5 pictures

My Homemade ‘Faux Dori’ Journal

My Homemade ‘Faux Dori’ Journal – This is my ‘Every Day Carry’ journal. I made it small enough to go everywhere with me. It fits in (most of) my pants’ pockets. Two-minute read, +2

Evening Pleasures

Evening Pleasures – An oil lamp, my journal, and unusually for me, a rum and Coke. All by the chiminea. +2

Journaling Re-boot

Journaling Re-boot – After a long break I started journaling again at the beginning of the year. Now I should be able keep up my journaling away from my desk. Two-minute read

Favourite Colour: Burgundy

Favourite Colour: Burgundy – If I have to have a favourite colour, then I guess this is currently it. It’s certainly the colour of my fountain pen, and I’ve also used it as an accent colour on a couple of walls in the living room.