• Orobianco pen case
  • DIY name card case with dart flight enclosure
  • Midori brass numbered clilps
  • Shiny handy stamp with my blog and email address
  • KOKUYO kadokeshi eraser
  • Pentel Tradio pen
  • Staedtler mechanical pencil 0.5mm
  • Faber Castell perfect pencil in black, I covered the silver cap using black MT tapes
  • Monogram leather film holder
  • Lip balm covered with masking tape
  • Canon F1 50mm camera
  • Pilot Capless fountain pen
  • Midori brass ruler
  • DIY leather covered USB memory
  • Scription mind.Depositor 3, a leather DIY project putting GTD index cards inside. I made those leather tabs you see here also. Notepad is Maruman's Mnemosyne
  • book darts, brass clips, paper clips etc
  • DIY passport cover
  • Midori brass bullet pencil
  • Amazing Traveler's Notebook from Midori
  • I sooo want one of these! - Ink♥Sketch

What's in my bag Feb/Mar 2010

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Traveler's Press - Is "What's in My Bag" Really That Interesting?

Yes I switch gears quite often so in any given day you pick, chances are my bag's content can be entirely different. And that is interesting to me and perhaps to many people too. I decided to do "What's in my bag" posts once in a while but the last one was already August 2009, the Seminar Edition. So here you go, what's in my bag in Feb/Mar 2010.

Well click on the photo to go to the Flickr page and see more precise descriptions on the photo, previous gears are shown in this flickr set in case you want to explore more. I was traveling to Tokyo and Korea for business and these were all I needed:

Orobianco pen case, Pentel Tradio pen, Staedtler mechanical pencil, Faber Castell perfect pencil wrapped with black MT tape, Canon F1 50mm/f1.2 camera, Pilot capless fountain pen, mind.Depositor 3 with Maruman Mnemosyne, Shiny handy stamp, Kokuyo kadokeshi eraser, Monogram leather film holder, lip balm wrapped in masking tape, paper clips, book dart etc, USB memory customized with leather cover and closure, Midori brass numbered clips, Name card case with dart flight closure, Midori brass ruler, Midori Traveler's notebook, Passport cover, Midori brass pencil.

Midori/Designphil asked me to show what's in my bag back in Feb when they were planning a "TRAVELER's notebook & company" event in Aoyama. Eventually the photo and my tips to age brass items were included in the Traveler's Press which was being sold at 320 yen at the event. It looks like a very interesting event with limited edition brass pen with Traveler's Notebook logo, charms, wooden stand, calendar, postcards along side with vintage goods such as tin can, match boxes, etc. They even have a coffee bean partner creating a special Traveler's Notebook blend so customers can enjoy a cup of coffee with their notebook after the event. As usual, I wish I were there to experience everything.

More on Scription blog: scription.typepad.com/blog/2010/05/travelers-press-is-wha...

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  1. Patrick Ng 59 months ago | reply

    Kaela, except the camera, all else are not vintage but nostalgic. I love them so much I sleep with them :)

  2. d2s 58 months ago | reply

    Looks great.

  3. v.see. 58 months ago | reply

    i love travel & photography & used to write travel journals years ago....may it's time to pick up on writing again...
    very nice blog btw!

  4. E li s a beth 58 months ago | reply

    everything in your bag is so elegant looking - nothing plasticy, or visually obnoxious. Lovely to look at!

  5. Patrick Ng 58 months ago | reply

    Thanks Vivian! Write and think and draw and take photos to record, I love doing all.

    Elisabeth, yup love metal, wood and leather or anything raw.

  6. ~Meirad~ 58 months ago | reply

    My bag is in tears now because it is jealous over how pretty yours is. :-\ If only mine could look that cool!

  7. Patrick Ng 58 months ago | reply

    She said thanks Meirad.

  8. 180mm~ 57 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called JoyDivision!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  9. Lainey1 57 months ago | reply

    I want that Canon F1 camera! LOL!

  10. Patrick Ng 57 months ago | reply

    I want your Leica Lainey :)

  11. Mary R. Vogt 57 months ago | reply

    Love all this stuff!!

  12. Karol Franks 56 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Still Photography, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  13. Carlows 56 months ago | reply

    F1n!!!! wow, nice compo!

  14. Castanet 56 months ago | reply

    incredible. i love how you've personalized every item.

  15. Patrick Ng 56 months ago | reply

    Thanks thanks!

  16. geric_hung 52 months ago | reply

    It seems you got a heavy bag...

  17. syarifahsn 30 months ago | reply

    where did you get leather film holder? so classy look of film holder

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