Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Another conversation at cross purposes today!

I was telling a colleague that I had bought myself a notebook to record the good things that happen at work and therefore to see if I could shake myself free of the negative defeated feeling that has come over me.
"Oh yes", says she.   "What model?"
Eh?   How many models of notebook are there, I think.   Croxley, Staples, Office Max, Moleskine, Paperblanks ....I think, mentally listing those I thought she might be thinking of. Then I told her that I had splurged on a fancy notebook made in the UK and that it had a cunning magnetic closure.

"Oh," says she.   "I thought you meant a notebook."
Well I did!!
I like notebooks; the proper sort with thick pages on which you can write with lovely pens, preferably fountain pens with gold nibs:-)  Yes, I like pens too!

She is young and I am old and there is a generation gap.

6 comments:

  1. I love my iPad and my spreadsheets for my blogging activities (copy and pasting blog addresses is so much easier!) but I still like paper and pencil for my daily note taking. In fact, the silver diary second from the right looks rather familiar! It's the one I'm using this year.

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  2. LOL! I thought spiral notebook when you said it... I would call the books you have journals. I guess I'm way out of touch and way old, too!

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  3. Oh Margaret, this made me smile. It's truly a sign of the times is it not?

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  4. That's too cute!
    I think of a spiral-bound notebook when someones says "notebook"

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  5. Ohh That's funny! :) I immedediately thought of the paper type myself, but I'm a bit of a notebook collector myself. Love the one you chose!

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