The MUJI small is great, thin paper but thick.
The Kokuyo Paracuruno is my fave, B5 plus so wider than A5 and a page of my writing is 300 words. Good for pacing. Great thin paper excellent with fountain pens. 180 pages. Easy to stuff in a bag in roll up. Cut edges so easy to flip through.
I also use Whitelines for scanning like the typography page.
Honorary mention to Leuchtturm1917, better than Moleskin and cheaper.
-Dave Garbutt on notebooks
Bios and Links
has been writing poems since he was 17 and has still not learned to give up. His poems have been published in The Brown Envelope Anthology, and magazines (Horizon, Writers & Readers) most recently on XRcreative and forthcoming in the Deronda review. His poem ‘ripped’ was long listed in the Rialto Nature & Place competition 2021. In August 2021 he took part in the Postcard Poetry Festival and the chap book that came from that is available at the postcard festival website. https://ppf.cascadiapoeticslab.org/2021/11/08/dave-garbutt-interview/.
He was born less than a mile from where Keats lived in N London and sometimes describes himself as ‘a failed biologist, like Keats’, in the 70’s he moved to Reading until till moving to Switzerland (in 1994), where he still lives. He has found the time since the pandemic very productive as many workshops and groups opened up to non-locals as they moved to Zoom.
Dave retired from the science and IT world in 2016 and he is active on Twitter, FaceBook, Medium.com, Flickr (he had a solo exhibition of his photographs in March 2017). He leads monthly bird walks around the Birs river in NW Switzerland. His tag is @DavGar51.