Sorry for brief hiatus folks, been studying and that! (With ‘and that’ meaning ‘getting my tan on in gorgeous British Summer that will last three days.) Thanks for the patience :)! Most women lie about themselves. Their size. Their age. Hell, even their gender sometimes! The Paper Republic Grand Voyageur XL is such a woman.… Read More Never Ask a Woman Her Size: Paper Republic Grand Voyageur XL Notebook Review
Do you like versatile notebooks? Do you like amazing products made in good ol’Blighty? Do you like items that resemble the turds of unicorns? Then you’ll bloody love this! Andy of Say Nice Things was an absolute doll and sent me one of their A5 Journals to review…and ANOTHER ONE to giveaway to you lucky… Read More Play Nicely with Unicorns : Say Nice Things Notebook Review
Do not adjust your screens. I actually AM talking about pencils today, not pens. Don’t shoot me. BUT, I’ve found that pencils are equally as nuanced, beautiful and interesting as fountain pens. I know, I was shocked to the core too (like the pencil pun ;)?!). Sometimes, a pen just won’t cut it and the… Read More Doctor, I Need Pencil-cillin: Mega Blackwing Pencil Test!
Before we start proper, I want to say a massive HAPPY NATIONAL STATIONERY WEEK! Finally, seven days for pen, paper and pencil nerds to unite! To commemorate this wonderful event, expect to see some more unusual posts this week (and perhaps a giveaway, if you are nice to me), to represent the wide array of… Read More Tickled (p)Ink: KWZ Ink Test
Like selecting a Krispy Kreme donut, I often look at my pen collection and am totally confused as to which one to choose. There is simply TOO MUCH INKY/SUGARY CHOICE! This got me thinking…what if I have too many pens? What if I am so blinded by choice that I end up not using any… Read More Culling the Herd: Is Less, More When Collecting Fountain Pens?
The ever-fabulous Stuart at PocketNotebooks.co.uk asked if he could use my face. I agreed, as long as it wasn’t for a bank robbery, identity fraud or worse…using a ballpoint pen. THE HORROR! Luckily, he wanted me to do an unboxing video for the new and improved Pocket Notebooks subscription boxes. I had great fun tearing… Read More Boxing Clever: Pocket Notebooks Unboxing Video
Our speed dating of gorgeous pocket notebooks continues, courtesy of Stuart at PocketNotebooks.co.uk! For those of you just joining us, I’m whoring myself out to every notebook manufacturer imaginable to find the BEST mini pad for fountain pens, because Field Notes make me cry. I’m looking for something that doesn’t illicit the same emotional reaction. For… Read More The Never Ending Search Continues: The Perfect Pocket Notebook Part 2