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Tomoe River you say?

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

I thought that might get your attention.Fountain pen folk do like a bit of Tomoe River. Thin, light and yet remarkably resistant to feathering or bleed, Tomoe River paper shows off ink beautifully. Let me hit you with some specs.Notebook DetailsPack of 2 notebooks8.89 x 13.97 cm or 3.5 x 5. inches80 pages of 52gsm Tomoe River Paper4mm Dot Grid Sewn Stitch BoundCovered spine (no exposed stitching on the spine)Grey, Linen finished cover 350gsmRounded corners Subtle, minimalist embossed brandingFor each pack of Pocket Tomoe River Notebooks sold, a pencil will be donated to a child in need. Uh-huh. That’s what...

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Bristol - Brace yourself

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

The South West Pen Show takes place on Sunday the third of February at the Double Tree Hilton, Bristol North.Clare and I will be there.The theory is that we sell things; but somehow or other, I end up doing a fair amount of browsing myself. If you like fountain pens, this is the place to come. There are a good number of vintage pen dealers as well as retailers offering great deals on new pens. If you need nib help, then come early, the slots with the nib masters get booked up quickly. Fancy a Twiss pen? The man himself...

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Review of 2018

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

There we are. Another year gone.I don’t know about you, but I had a mixed 2018.At the end of this month, I will have been at the helm of Nero’s Notes for two years. As I sat, contemplating this post, I was shocked to receive the e-mail that I am sure many of you received, from Bureau Direct. It announced that after 23 years, they were closing the doors. One of the founders, Jo, wrote“…we have been sunk by the uncertainty and the discounting that seems to stalk the high street - online is not immune either.”I have no inside...

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Trigging in progress

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Having waxed lyrical about the impressively thought-through and mindfully mindful Trigg Life Mapper, I thought I'd share the fruits of my first week with the product itself.

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Bullet Journal 2019 Setup

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Bullet Journal, or #bulletjournal or #bujo A phenomenon. I have been on and off with it for a while. I am determined to make more of the system work for me in 2019.

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