3 –> This is Colossal captured us once again by sharing the below image from an installation by Saudi Arabian artist Manal Al Dowayan. Click through the image to see more images and read the intention of the installation, but we’ll give you a nugget here: “‘Suspended Together’ is an installation that gives the impression of movement and freedom. However, a closer look at the 200 doves allows the viewer to realize that the doves are actually frozen and suspended with no hope of flight. An even closer look shows that each dove carries on its body a permission document that allows a Saudi woman to travel. …”
4 –> Margana [Inkophile] has a great round-up of when popular ink companies started offering inks.
5 –> Alex [Economy Pens] shows off his impressive notebook collection.
7 –> Karen [Quo Vadis Blog] asks your opinion regarding paper vs. digital journals.