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Friday Update

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Hello from Charlie & Spice. NewsMay is almost half-done! "Quaran-time" is weird.   Being British, best I start with a weather update. We’re having a brief dally with Spring here in Cyprus, although most days, it’s pretty summery. High twenties during the day and mid teens at night. The developed world is doing well against the virus, and I would urge all readers who can, to get vaccinated. Doing so protects you, your loved ones and the most vulnerable in society. Spare a thought for the developing world, which frankly, is getting a walloping from Covid-19 at the moment. We...

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Spring is on the way

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What Ho! How’s it going? Are you emerging blinking into the light? Is lockdown finally coming to an end where you are? Here, on Aphrodite’s Isle, everyone is gearing up for the grand reopening. Everyone except the virus that is. Stubbornly, infection numbers are on the rise, so, a bit more time indoors for us, I think. This week Clare sent out the latest pocket subscription, containing a set for the graphite gang and a set for the inky people. Pencil Pusher is a collaboration between Story Supply of Pennsylvania and CW Pencils of New York. A bright modern design....

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Store Update Feb 2021

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Every time there’s a big sort out at HQ, some hidden gems turn up, ends of line or ones that just slipped to the back of a drawer. Check out the Dapper Notes section for some of the last remaining examples of certain limited editions available anywhere.

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Lockdown

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Not really notebook-related this one! I am however using a Field Notes Autumn Trilogy to record Mags’ BP and blood sugars. 😁 This post was first published on stuartlennon.comAdamantios (his real name) took me through the CT. I’m sure he was speaking English, but when it comes to the medical terms, Greek remains the lingua franca. Spondylolisthesis was one of the more entertaining tongue-twisters.I’m not sure I can accurately explain the breadth of the issues, nor indeed the intricacies of the solutions proposed. The recommendation was to operate. Then it wasn't. Then it was again. I was getting dizzy. Poor...

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Hospitals

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I’m publishing this the day after the London Spring Pen Show - which Nero’s was due to attend, but didn’t.  —————————- "What?"The paramedic eyed our straightest staircase with horror."If we go around the house, there are fewer steps," I ventured.We went off to explore this route, while the ambulance driver focused on turning the vehicle around, knocking over the lighting on the driveway as he did so.Eventually we exited the house through one of the bedrooms. Keen to reassure the patient, strapped to the stretcher, Marios, the paramedic said,"This part is very dangerous. But don't worry Mrs Lennon." He and...

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