Why I still use paper

and pencil for jotting ideas [caption id="" align=“alignnone” width=“500” caption=“Try that electronically!"][/caption] A quick list of advantages of the good old way of taking notes: When ideas flow, only pencil can keep up with their speed. Doodling actually helps with the idea flow. Ideas are random, typing is linear. You can get away with drawing something on paper to depict a long sentence. Doing the same on a computer will mean sidetracking into finding a clipart.


Kid Project: Making paper

I was trying to explain paper-recycling to my daughter, then thought it is best we do it together. Thus came about a weekend project to make paper from waste papers. Although the end result was not that great, I think she understood the concepts. She was super excited and did most of the steps herself, including taking the pictures. Here is a pictorial guide to making your own ‘hand-made’ paper.