The Book of Ra, a Review
This is my review of The Book of Ra, a notebook by Sirius's Domain from Taiwan. A seriously small business, if you can call it that; as far as I can tell it's a single individual. Their Etsy store boasts a combined total of 7 sales. The seller/maker claims that their "wolf paper" is superior to all other fountain pen-friendly paper out there.
Size: B5-ish (250x175mm)
Count: 96 sheets, 192 pages
Weight: 140gsm, yes 140!
Ruling: 5mm grid (also available in 6mm lines and blank)
Binding: Smyth-sewn, with cardboard covers
The notebook is hand made, and it shows. Not entirely in a good way, though. The cardboard covers (a rather ugly affair) are somewhat warped and the spine is duct tape. The design, I guess, aims to be simple and plain like the Midori MD. The Midori, however, comes out looking refined and elegant. tBoR comes out looking cheap.
That being said, the binding is strong, the notebook opens completely flat, almost too flat (courtesy of...
Aug 26, 2016