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Stationery for a short trip

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

On a recent episode of 1857, TJ & I had a chat about bags. Little did he know the can of worms that he was opening.I have written a post over on stuartlennon.com about the page that I’m bringing on my trip for the Bristol Pen Show. That post focuses on the bag and what’s going into it, whereas this one will get into detail about the stationery contents.1. My LT1917 Metallic A5 - in which I keep a Bullet Journal. Attached to it is my Mitsubishi Uniball, perfect for the task2. Bellroy wallet. This one carries cash and the...

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Getting to Know... Lois Ho of Pebble Stationery Co.

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Minding our own business, counting pencils, a message from the website disturbed us. Lois wanted to know whether we might want to talk... We interrogated Lois Ho, the woman behind Pebble Stationery Co. Pictured here with her husband, Joohn. What’s behind your concept? At Pebble Stationery Co, we believe in learning and creativity and to support this, we have designed beautiful, minimalist, well-made products that are fun and easy to use, and that are also easily accessible. We are passionate about supporting creativity and learning across the globe, especially those in need, so we have made a commitment to donate...

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Fa Vo Fa Vo Fa Vo!

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Let's face it, recycled paper doesn't have the best reputation amongst fountain pen fans, in particular. This really does seem to be an exception, though.

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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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Bristol - Brace yourself

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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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