The Bellingham Podcast
Bellingham Podcast
Episode 221 : Revenge of the Analog, Pt. 2

Episode 221 : Revenge of the Analog, Pt. 2

Nothing but paper and Ink, and your thoughts...

This marks 7 years of the Bellingham Podcast 🍻- thank you each and everyone of you who have followed, listened, and supported AJ and Chris and the Bellingham Podcast.

Analog Notes - More than just Pen and Paper

Zettelkasten method - Created by Niklas Luhmann, a personal tool for writing and thinking that creates connections to thoughts and produces insights

Paper Dreams - AJ & Chris’ primary source in Bellingham for journals, notepads, and other paper to get your thoughts down - An extensive site for writing tools and materials

Vaultz - Storage container for index cards, in Chris’ case 4x6 index cards

Lamy Safari Rollerball Pen - It’s 2023. You deserve more than a standard Bic pen with a chewed cap. Plus, when you spend $20 on a writing tool, your mind shifts to serious mode when you begin writing. #AnalogMindset

Time Blocking by Cal Newport - Dedicated time to triage scribbles and accumulated thoughts during the day or week

Luchttrum 1917- Outline notebook- water resistant paper

Skilcraft B3 aviator pen - the perfect compact trifecta of pencil, black and red pen

Analog note-taking inspiration

Ryan Holiday - Popular author of Stoic-related books, accomplished note taker

Maria Popova from - An outstanding method to capture ideas from reading books to quickly distill and recall later

Quality Assurance


🤿Nitrogen narcosis -

Clarkson’s Farm- or “Jeremey’s love-letter to British Farming” available on Prime streaming

Chris - Max Richter’s Sleep: Tranquility Base - A 30-minute EP of slow soundscapes to augment your focused analog life.

The Bellingham Podcast
Bellingham Podcast
Pacific Northwest aficionados, AJ Barse and Chris Powell are your hosts each week talking about their views and interests in technology, travel, gear and watches. Or, put another way, "PNW life and views from the city by the Salish Sea."
The Bellingham Podcast is recorded in or on location in or around the City of Subdued Excitement, Bellingham Washington. This show is also available on-air on Bellingham's KMRE 102.3FM.