When you travel, it is often easy to get trapped in the same tried and tested tourist loop. You’ll check out the must-do sights, you’ll do the must-do activities, you’ll eat the […]
5 uses of leftover leather scraps from DIY bookbinding projects
You probably have a lot of leftover leather scraps, if you use leather for your bookbinding projects. Instead of throwing it away, here are 5 ideas of what you can do with […]
When was the last time you had an unplanned day?
If you’re anything like me, most of your days, whether it’s a work day or a day off or a vacation day, your days tend to have some sort of plan or […]
The benefits of journaling – by ChatGPT
ChatGPT is an AI (Artificial Intelligence) chatbot developed by OpenAI, capable of understanding natural human language and writing very human sounding text. I’m not sure quite how to describe it an accurate […]
Bookbinding excursions in Tokyo, Japan
I’ve written in the past about how travel can be a great source of inspiration for whatever art or craft or hobby that you pursue. Travel exposes you to new ideas, new […]
Why do certain songs materialize in our minds?
Have you ever wondered why a particular song just materializes out of nowhere in your head? One minute, there’s nothing. Next minute, you’re humming a tune. But why? Why that particular song? […]
If you’re a new online store owner who’s just starting out….
….some of these might resonate with you 🙂 Note – this post does not have any pro tips or advice or hacks. It’s meant to illustrate some of the odd behavior you […]
Have you recently bought a product and really liked it? Let the maker know!
If you’re like a typical customer, you buy something, and unless it’s a commodity product (eg: say toothpaste), you tend to either like what you’ve bought, some times you even love it, […]
Pocket notebooks – So cute and the power of constraints
I think we’ve all heard some version of the saying that constraints can be great for creativity. I was faced with a constraint of sorts recently – what do I do with […]
It’s November…and days are now remarkably shorter
Thanks to daylight savings time, these days it’s twilight by 5pm, dark by 6pm. On the other extreme, at the height of summer in June, I make dinner in what feels like […]