WordPress.com folks: didcha know? → The Automattic (parent of WordPress) family includes CloudUp.com. A CloudUp sign-up provides up 200gb of free space. In other words, free upload of roughly 1000 files. A ShortCode-style link (plain text link on a line by itself, no spaces before or after the link; NOT a hyperlink) embeds the file. It’s a hassle-free mechanism to present a file, e.g. easy scrollable reading of a PDF, directly on your site.
Cloudup is one interesting service from Automattic which offers a simple way to capture screenshot with a shortlink. You can also upload images, videos, music, pdfs, etc. and quickly convert…
Source: Share images and files using CloudUp – Carl Alberto
When you work from home and Love your work, it’s too easy to find yourself indoors for days at a time. If that statement hits a nerve (guilty!), adopt a new habit → schedule Out & About time. One word: crucial!
In another study, researchers found a decrease in both heart rate and levels of cortisol in subjects in the forest when compared to those in the city. “Stressful states can be relieved by forest therapy,” they concluded.
Source: Business Insider
11 Reasons You Should Go Outside
Pocket Notebooks’ listing triggered a question: Hmm, my own top 8?
- NanamiPaper’s B6 Cafe Note (5mm grid/ Tomoe River paper)
- Hobonichi Memo Books, almost A5/A6/B6 slim (3.7mm grid/ Tomoe River paper)
- Kokuyo Idea Notebook, A5/B6 Slim (3mm grid/ Tomoe River paper)
- Koukyo B5 Edinburgh, hardcover (6mm ruled, with dripmarks for alignment cues)
- Kokuyo B5 Campus Wide, hardcover (6mm & 7mm; ditto re alignment cues)
- Muji (multiple sizes), softcover (ruled, 6mm)
- Quo Vadis Habana journal B5, hardcover (ruled; 6mm, I think)
- Taroko Design’s Breeze notebook A5 (5mm grid/ Tomoe River paper. A Leuchtturm clone re features 🤗)
Amazon /eBay/ Etsy/ JetPens.
Why? The paper + feint lines = rare, if any, ink-inspired woes. I admit: I’m a straight up stationery nerd. Translation: if Moleskine runs a one-cent sale, I’ll pass. Experience schooled me, so I know where quality lives and where it’s AWOL. My purchasing dollars flow accordingly. Reasonable pricing + stellar quality → I’m there!
👀 Psst! Yep, Tomoe River inserts for Traveler’s Notebooks hang out in various Etsy shops. Search: Tomoe River paper traveler’s notebook inserts
A rundown of 8 of the best notebooks for fountain pen users and what you should look for when choosing a notebook for fountain pens
Source: 8 of the best notebooks for fountain pen users | Pocket Notebooks
The app, Eddie, sparked my interest last month. The lack of any reviews, combined with the price tag, instigated my request for a price drop alert from AppShopper.com. That alert arrived within this hour.
Hey, any “best of pens” list including both the Pilot Vanishing Point and Platinum Preppy pulls my thumbs up 👍🏽!
Fountain pens aren’t just for practicing fancy calligraphy in a mahogany-walled office surrounded by antiques. They’re functional writing instruments …
Source: The Best Fountain Pens for Taking Notes – edjelley.com – Fountain Pen, Ink, and Stationery Reviews