Nero's Notes

Blackwings of victory

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Whether it was the international pedigree or the adoption by various artists that did it, the Blackwing pencil evidently won itself a loyal following. Apparently, during the decade or so that no Blackwing was produced, online auction prices for 'new old stock' rose a hundred-fold. That's crazy, of course, but it showed there was a market waiting for someone else to tap...

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The A5 Seed

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

What sort of idiot needs a cordura jacket for a notebook? A few words on my time with the A5 Seed by Nock Co. Let’s get zipping.

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Bag Dump

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Bag Dump. What travels with every day to and from the office, and how I get it there. Beware! There's a bit of stationery in there.

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Biting the Bullet

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

 

I was sceptical, but Nero sent me so many bullet-journalling resources that it soon looked like I'd have to try some just to clear a way through to my writing desk. I admit I was anxious about having to 'enjoy' all those video lectures, but I did my homework, and the secret didn't prove so hard to find...

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Getting to know...Dinah Johnson

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Dinah Johnson is behind the Handwritten Letter Appreciation Society. Nero's Notes wanted to know more and so got in touch.

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