Bird Project (sketches)

When I was young I really enjoyed learning the names of all the birds and identifying and watching the ones I saw. Like so many things, over the years I’ve forgotten pretty much all of what I once knew. It’s knowledge I’m keen to regain, especially since moving to Weymouth,[…]

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Edison Pen Co. Pearlette Fountain Pen Review

I reviewed the Edison Pen Co Collier a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it. It felt like a pen that was designed by someone who really enjoyed using pens and it had a great old-school charm combined with modern nibs and materials. When Goldspot pens offered to send[…]

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Newcastle Pen Show: An Interview with John Twiss

I have a confession to make: I’ve never been to a pen show. In part that’s because this whole pen thing is quite a personal thing (yet I have a blog all about it!), in part it’s because other people are, in general, quite scary (yet I was a teacher[…]

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Esmie Paperback Notebook Review

Esmie is a UK company making a range of beautiful looking pocket-ish sized notebooks. This notebook was sent to me by Nero’s Notes for the purposes of this review. These are my own thoughts, having used it for a couple of weeks. Size: 10cm by 14cm Price: £5 each Pages:[…]

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