I love my Smartphone & I would be lost without taking notes. However, I hate trying to type notes onto little tiny buttons before my idea gets lost in the void.
A Carrot ...or as they call them in my parts. a "Yard Pen"
Step 1: Step 1... Write
However, I have found that the sharper it is the less it works. I am thinking about sharpening a cucumber though. It is naturally wetter.
Step 2: Step 2... Enjoy Your Lunch
I have only experimented with a carrot, so I don't know what other produce will work.
If anyone knows how to write a government grant, perhaps we could work together.