Posts Tagged: 'stationery'

Notes – a Life Story, a Love Story

Wonderfully analogue – surprisingly moving. Via — The Cramped

The Pencil

Baron Fig Confidant Notebook ‘Unboxing’

The Baron Fig Confidant Notebook is a Kickstarter success story where three friends came together to create their perfect notebook. As of this week Baron Fig now ship to the UK, and they have kindly sent me a Confidant to review. I thought however that I would start with an ‘unboxing’ of the Confidant, which I realise Continue Reading

Aged to Perfection #2

In a world where we consume and replace items at an alarming rate, and where there is a multi-billion dollar industry in protective cases for our devices it feels as if almost everything we carry is new and blemish free. Which is why I love items such as the iPhone in my original Aged to Continue Reading

The Weight of a Notebook’s Soul

I think I like the idea of Field Notes notebooks more than I like the actual notebooks these days, but this video is wonderful. I love the idea that what you write in a notebook becomes the soul of the notebook.

Faber-Castell Ondoro Review

Last week was National Stationery Week here in the UK. During this joyous week of celebration of paper, pencil, pen and ink I was contacted by the delightfully named Anna Rainbow from The Pen Company asking if I would like to review one of their items. It would have been rude to say no. After Continue Reading

How A Pencil Is Made

I’ve owned stupidly expensive fountain pens, I’ve tried all kinds of roller gel ball pen things, I’ve used pens that can write upside down and underwater, but none come close to the simple perfection of a wood case pencil. I didn’t realise quite so much went into making them however.

Thank You The Paperie

Look a this lovely prize that the splendid people at The Paperie sent me. To mark the latest Field Notes release they had a competition on Twitter; first to reply with their first name would win a Field Notes notebook personalised with that first name. For once I was in the right place at the Continue Reading