A friend was showing me the sights in Stoke Newington a couple of weeks ago and we wandered into a really sweet shop called Search & Rescue. It has loads of great stuff, but of course I was drawn straight to the stationery section.
I was looking for a present for my soon-to-be-qualified-as-a-teacher best friend, and I found what I thought was the perfect lesson planning notebook from The School of Life:
I really should have taken a better picture, sorry, I only remembered at the very last minute before I gave it away. That note on the front is something I added too – not part of it (for those wondering it says ‘For an organised Miss Moore/Mrs Stebbings’ – she’s getting married this year too!).
It’s from a series of 3 Mood Books; Productive, Daring and Sceptical. Here’s some better pictures of the details:
The paper is plain, and the top of each page prompts you to write the date, time and your mood, which is a nice touch.
BTW, in case anyone is wondering, yes, this is the Alain de Botton School of Life, who, well… I don’t know how to explain what they do… Luckily they do though: ‘The School of Life is devoted to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture.’ They also have a few other thoughtfully designed (naturally) stationery that I really like, such as these: