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Bullet Journal in a Travelers Notebook (or BUJO in a TN)

Start Bay Notebooks enable you to combine two popular aspects of current notebook use, the Bullet Journal and Travelers Notebook. You no longer need to choose between using a stand alone book for a bullet journal or a travelers notebook as a regular journal.  Our Start Bay Navigator is an A5 leather notebook cover with four internal cords to hold notebooks. 

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Join the dots - the rise of the dot grid format for notebooks

Over the past couple of years we have witnessed a meteoric rise in the use of the dot grid format for notebooks. They initially became a thing among creative types that didn't want to be constrained by a lined or even graph format but did want some form of framework within which to create. They were also the format for the Bullet Journal which further led to a rise in dot grid. 

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Start Bay Navigator 4D Journaling - a way of life.

We have been asked about the journaling system that we use a Start Bay Notebooks as it has appeared in a couple of our images. The system is 4D Journaling and it was originally conceived as a strategic planning, time management, project management and recording tool - so how boring does that sound? And not only that, but it started life as a wire frame being developed on paper that was intended to become computer software! But that's where the problem lay......

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A Start Bay Navigator Set Up

A Navigator Notebook is very versatile and lends itself to customisation of the set up. This is what a fairly typical set up could include: Start Bay Navigator Notebook Cover Clairefontaine A5 Lined Notebook Rhodiarama dot notebook Start Bay Double A5 Transparent Pocket Inserts A5 side stapled sketch book It's the best way of getting all of those things in one place, in a luxurious and rugged full grain leather cover. 

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The top two of the pile!

The two sizes of Start bay Notebooks are the top of my pile. The Pioneer: Compatible with multiple inserts of Field Notes and other 90 x 140mm Pocket Notebooks such as Word and Calepino. The Navigator: Compatible with multiple inserts of A5 side stapled or side bound notebooks, Leuchtturm1917 medium size and Bullet Journals!

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