I love the Field Notes...
, January 13, 2014
I love the Field Notes Expedition edition. The paper is kind of plasticky, which
means it's not suitable for most pens. If I'm writing with a pen, it's either
Sharpie (pen or marker) or a ballpoint pen (which kind of smears). So why do I
love this pocket notebook if I can't use gel or ballpoint pen without
Because it's wonderful to write in with pencil (I use HB lead). It does kind of
smear, but you can always erase - unlike a pen/Sharpie.
I have a tendency to often erase and re-write something else in the same place
multiple times. If you re-write and erase a piece of paper multiple times, the
sheet starts to tear apart slowly and the next thing you know there's a whole in
Also, I have this terrible habit of often spilling drinks on/in my bags (I get
lazy about carrying my tea tumbler so it goes into my bag sometimes), so no
paper survives the ordeal. BUT FIELD NOTES EXPEDITION DOES. So if you're clumsy
like me, this is the perfect notebook for you. :] I gotta (more like wanna) buy
more although they're quite long-lasting and have been withholding my multiple
"erase only in this one spot" beatings that I may not need to buy more.