Pennaquod Search Engine Update

Pennaquod is a Google-based search engine that restricts its searches to stationery blogs. Usually when you search for a pen on Google you end up with lots of Amazon and eBay listings, making it hard to track down reviews. Pennaquod makes that easier. If you were a regular Pennaquod user[…]

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Start Bay Navigator Notebook Cover One Year On

Back in June 2017 I reviewed my fairly new Start Bay Navigator leather notebook cover. This cover holds up to four A5-sized notebooks using elastic cords. Since then it’s been in daily use for almost eighteen months. I’ve also met the man behind the business and I’ve had a chance[…]

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Standing the Test of Time (3)

I’ve been writing here at Pens! Paper! Pencils! for almost four years now and in that time I’ve reviewed 138 inks, 67 pencils (wooden and mechanical), 177 pens and 66 other items (notebooks, cases, etc). As I did around this time [last year][l16], and the year before, I thought it[…]

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Pennaquod Pen Blog Search Engine

I’ve not mentioned pennaquod.net for quite a while. It’s a search engine that tries to remove for sale listings and shops and let you find review information. It does this by searching almost 100 pen blogs. It uses a customised Google search to do this and so you’ll see some[…]

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Short Sabbatical

I’m taking a short sabbatical from the website, for 4 weeks in October. I’ll definitely be back, in fact I have most of November’s posts already done, and will be returning on Monday 31st October with a review of an absolute classic. I’ve not been well for some time (since[…]

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