Author: hjertnes

Two years have passed.

There aren’t many things I’m worse at than keeping up with anniversaries and stuff like that. Part of the reason is that I write most of the post from a few weeks to a few months before they are going live, so I have little to no connection to when something will be live. That…

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In rotation

I haven’t written about what I use and carry in a long time now. The pens I carry change from week to week, but what I have with me today is my Pilot Vanishing Point, TWSBI Eco Stub and TWSBI Eco Broad. And I have my trusted Travelers Notebook with two lined refill, one Nock.co…

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Binder Clips

Binder clips are probably my favourite “hack” to get page markers in notebooks that don’t come with them. They are dirt cheap and works great. I use them both with my Travelers notebook and my pocket sized notebooks to be able to find the first empty page as fast as possible. I don’t use any…

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TWSBI Stub

Stub nibs are not my favourite thing in the world. They are kind of scratchy if you don’t hold them in the right angle, and other nibs like my medium or broad’s are way smoother. But it looks so cool. The way I use pens is that I have all the pens I own and…

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Thick vs thin notebooks

I have used very thick notebooks, and I have use very think notebooks; everything between the Travelers Notebook refills to huge A4 notebooks with around 500 pages. There are good and bad things about both and everything in between. These days I tend to prefer the ones in between; like the hard cover Leuchtturm1917 A5…

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Leuchtturm1917 as the new Moleskine.

When I talk about Moleskine, not the current incarnation of it, and more the idea than the product itself, it is with good memories. There are many good things about them as a brand, even though the product itself is beyond shit from a paper perspective. I have been hoping for Leuchtturm1917 to become the…

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Task Management in 2018

One of the most important, if not the most important part of a well functioning system for managing the things you have to do is a ever changing system to manage it all. The system I was happy with in 2010 or in 2012 or 2015 is not the same as what I am happy…

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