Welcome to my new weekly feature: Top of the Pen Pots! It’s a run down of pens and stationery goodies that I’ve had my mucky paws on over the last seven days. Think ‘currently inked’ on steroids. (Also reads better if you sing the Top of the Pops theme tune in your head.) LET’S DO THIS! New… Read More Top of The Pen Pots: What I’ve used this week
Everybody loves a quickie, right? Especially those that include leather, suede and studs… …on a William Hannah notebook of course! I received a William Hannah (WH) beauty as a birthday gift from my better half, after much convincing, foot rubbing and dinner cooking. £99 seems like an unholy sum for a notebook to non-stationery obsessed… Read More Fancy a Quickie: Quick look at the William Hannah notebook
Wax seals are red, Fire & Ice is blue, the Lamy is so sexy, I think I want two. I purchased my first Lamy 2000 recently. And – unsurprisingly – I bloody love it. Want-to-write-poetry-at-2am level of love. I wasn’t expecting to adore it so much; I mean, it’s a German, stoic and boring-looking pen.… Read More An Ode to My Valentine: Why I love my Lamy 2000
I’m always scared of hype, especially hype bigger than Donald Trump’s hairpiece and a Delta Dolce Vita Oversize. The Namisu Nova certainly generated a lot of it across ALL THE SOCIAL MEDIA. Even the mighty pen gods Myke and Brad – hallowed be thy names – over at the Pen Addict Podcast were smitten with it. So, coupled with the Nova’s resemblance to a cosmic-looking erotic pleasuring device, I was naturally wary of buying one. However, after meticulous calculation – much like a space expedition – I took the plunge, caved to peer pressure and purchased one. … Read More Champagne Supernova: Namisu Nova Review
So, my Nock Co DotDash pads and I have been dating for a while now. Our romance has been tempestuous, our lovemaking ravenous and our lust unparalleled. It was inevitable that I would get ‘Nocked’ up pretty quickly. Sorry Mom.
As many of you will (and should!) know, Nock Co is the love child of Brad Dowdy of Pen Addict fame, and Jeff Bruckwicki of insane-beard-and-craftmanship fame. They create highly sought after stationery storage and paper products that y’all should check out if you haven’t already.… Read More Mom…I got Nocked up: Nock Co. DotDash Notebook Review