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  • The History and Heritage of Montblanc

    The History and Heritage of Montblanc

    29 October 2020

    Synonymous with excellence in craftsmanship and design, Montblanc has been pushing the boundaries of innovation ever since the Maison first revolutionised the art of writing in 1906. Inspired by the mechanical innovations he witnessed during his travels to America, German technician August Eberstein teamed up with ......Read More

  • Brad Dowdy's Ink List

    Brad Dowdy's Ink List

    13 October 2020

    I want to be honest with you upfront: I own a lot of fountain pen inks. You would think, at some point in the very near future, that my inky acquisition phase would slow down, but I don’t see that happening any time soon. I ......Read More

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    6 October 2020

    October, as well as being when we indulge in all things inky, is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's the most common cancer in women and - depending on detection time, your age, your history and sometimes just plain luck - it has varying rates ......Read More

  • One Year On...

    One Year On...

    6 October 2020

    I can’t believe that 15th October is the one year anniversary of my first book, Journal with Purpose, being published! What a year it’s been too. I’ve been absolutely overwhelmed by the support shown by the journaling and creative community who have been buying the ......Read More

  • Dyslexia Awareness Week

    Dyslexia Awareness Week

    6 October 2020

    When I first started primary school all those years ago, I was recognised as having a condition that my teachers loved to call 'word blindness', as though putting that label on me meant that the problem was solved and they could just carry on as ......Read More

  • National Coming Out Day

    National Coming Out Day

    5 October 2020

    It's National Coming Out Day again! Funny how these annual things work. 'NCOD' was started in 1988 by Robert Eichberg and Jean O'Leary to raise awareness and celebrate coming out. So we'd like to add to the awareness. For the majority of the LGBT+ community 'coming ......Read More

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