I've been keeping a lot of notes lately, writing down ideas and character designs for future stories as they tumble in. And I've found the perfect little notebooks for these escapades:
There is a little stationary and bookbinding shop in Pontremoli that sells small blank books with reproduced covers from old classical literature paperbacks -Dante, Shakespeare and Wilde. The unlined paper is perfect for drawing, the size is just right for carrying everywhere, and they look great sitting on your desk. To the casual observer it looks as if I am reading Macbeth in Italian.