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Tomoe River you say?

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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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Review of 2018

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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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A new dawn

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Those of you on social media or who listen to the podcast 1857, will have heard that Nero, beloved CEO has been promoted to non-exec Chairman. Enough has been said and written about that already. First - I want to thank all of those who took the time to ‘like’, comment or message us. We were overwhelmed by the support that we received. Second - I would like to share one message. It came from a golfing friend, Simon. More accurately, from his two little boys, Toby and Oliver. The family had, earlier this year, lost their two West Highland...

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The Company Song

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The Company Song® Molly WellerLast week, I posted a photograph on social media. In it were, Clare, Kaylee, Molly, Nero and Ollie. Kaylee is the newest addition to the Nero's Notes family and will be helping Clare here at Pocket Notebooks Towers around her studies in Performing Arts. My good friend and Irish coffee entrepreneur Johnnie of Coffeedog.ie quipped,“Is there a company song?”I repeated this in the office. A scant day or two later, I received news that our song should be sung to the tune of the recent smash hit ‘Despacito’. Lyrics by Molly Weller, aged ten. (She aged...

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Fa-Vo

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Brand New to Neros Notes. Fa Vo. Stylish, elegant, 100% recycled Portuguese notebooks. Tested.

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