Paw Prints

The Vaguest Blog Post ever

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Pictures, detailed specifications and hands-on experience. The essential elements of a good blog post for a stationery website.Prepare yourself for none of that.1. Dapper Notes are on their way back. Images and descriptions are under embargo. No, I haven't held one. I have seen them on a video call with their peerless creator, Enon. Look. These notebooks are spectacular. In every way. 2. Field Notes. The quarterly release is on its way. That’s all I can say. We will also be restocking the National Park series and Expedition, if you have been waiting for those.3. Tennessee Reds by Musgrave. We...

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Pebble's Sakura Sumiko Ltd. Ed.

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

What's it like? When you write in it, how does it feel?

If you love the crinkle of thin paper that's been written on (and I do!) - like airmail paper can, this is the notebook for you. If you like inks with sheen to them (and I do!), this is the paper for you. If you adore the fact that only 250 of them will ever be made, this is for you.

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Thought-Camera

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Unless you're new here, you already know that I keep journals. Lots of them.

This year, I began a new one. My OYNB journal.

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Epistle to the Neronians

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

A hand-written letter about writing letters by hand.

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Kaweco Brass Sport

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

“Small in the pocket, large in the hand” was the design object for the Kaweco Sport, back in 1935. The long, chunky, hexagonal cap covers much of the barrel when closed, making the pen only 108mm long. Posted, it grows to 133mm, resting nicely in the hand. Then - somebody made an inspired decision. Kaweco produced it in Brass, creating an instant classic. This is a 44g pen (fountain pen), which doesn’t sound like much, but in fountain pen terms, makes it a super-heavyweight. There’s a ball point and a rollerball version, but my favourite is the fountain pen.  For me,...

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