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Getting To Know Azizah Asgarali

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If this next person isn't on your radar, either as a blogger or somebody to follow on social media, I guarantee she will be once you finish reading this Q&A. Azizah runs the Gourmet Pens website, a site I know only too well having spent an unhealthy amount of time reading her reviews - and don't even get met started on the number of hours I've spent watching her short, yet mesmerising, videos of her writing and script samples.  1) Describe yourself in three objects Cat, glow-in-the-dark sticker, terrarium with a tiny pond. 2) Wood or Mechanical Pencil? Wood! Although mechanical pencils are really cool,...

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Thoughts From Thorsten About Story Supply and Writepads

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This week, we’d like to introduce you to Thorsten.  A fan and supporter of Pocket Notebooks, he has a fantastic blog over here, and today has put his thoughts down on two of his recent purchases. Notebooks are made to be used. As a collector and heavy user of paper notebooks, I was pleased to be asked for my thoughts of two new brands in town. Loving Field Notes as my main notebooks, I am surprised by two other brands and use them a lot now: Write Notepads & Co. and Story Supply Co. Both are paper notebooks for your...

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The Fountain Pen Test - Story Supply Co Notebooks

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As lovers of all things stationery, we use a wide range of paper types and different pens all the time. However, more often than not - as you might suspect! - when we need something to write on, the one piece of paper we have on us at the time is a pocket notebook. And depending on which one of us you ask (and on what day!), you'll get a different answer when it comes to what we're actually using to write with in our notebooks. An interesting aspect, our everyday carry (EDC) pen really does range, from your trust...

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Quarter 1 Review - Warts-And-All

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It’s now over nine months (!!!) since we launched Pocket Notebooks, and something Dan and I are keen on doing is introducing and maintaining openness and transparency on how we operate the business. Every three months we will offer an insight into what’s happened, the challenges we’ve faced along the way and our plans for the next quarter.  Simply put, it’s our warts-and-all behind Pocket Notebooks as a way of building a connection with you, our customers, friends and fellow stationery geeks. Past Three Months After the excitement of September through to December 2015 selling Hobonichi, Black Friday and our...

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Getting to know Priya Floyd

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Priya is The London Parchment, a blog dedicated to the written word, amongst many things she is a jotter, scribbler, crafter, scrapbooker, journal-keeper and letter-writer.  I've found her blog a rabbit hole and one I'd certainly recommend going down. She has a wonderful approach to crafting her blog posts which is supported by beautifully taken photos. I'm genuinely excited to share this post, there is a lot of hidden gems and new products for you to discover. Enjoy... 1) Describe yourself in three objects A paper map – I’ve always loved them. I love that they communicate something, that they capture a point...

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