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Getting to know Nickie O'Hara

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Nickie and I first engaged on Twitter when she kindly reviewed 6 Pocket Notebooks when we first launched in the Summer. Since then I've been amazed with all the online activities that Nickie is involved with along with her productivity techniques and knowledge of Stationery. 1) Describe yourself in three objects Twitter (not really an object but I've been a user and a super-fan for almost seven years now), planner, London Underground tube train. 2) Wood or Mechanical Pencil? Do you know what? I rarely use a pencil but when I do, I use a mechanical pencil just for ease of use (no hunting round for a...

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Getting to know Reema Patel

Posted by Tony Short on

Reema is behind the craft and stationery website aumsome.com, though the more you get to know her the more we think it should be renamed awesome.com. From a very young age Reema has adored stationery and that is evident in her blog and social media posts. We have really enjoyed engaging with Reema on Twitter and was delighted when she agreed to do answer some of our burning questions.  1) Describe yourself in three objects Oh man, I always struggle with these sorts of questions. Let's go with... a box of notebooks, a set of colouring pens & pencils and a never-ending supply of “junk” food. 2) Wood or Mechanical Pencil? Wood. Wood....

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Getting to know Ian Hedley

Posted by Tony Short on

A self confessed fountain pen geek, Ian runs the really popular and engaging Pens! Paper! Pencils! blog as well as being an awesome sketcher. Ian has put together a great Ask Me Anything session for us, my particular favourite section is when Ian shares his productivity hacks and techniques. Enjoy... 1) Describe yourself in three objects Pencil, wine glass, house (home). 2) Wood or Mechanical Pencil? Wood. 3) Ballpoint, Gel or Fountain Pens? Fountain pen. 4) Sketchbook or screen? Sketchbook. 5) Tell us about a couple of your favourite materials to work with? The first has to be the humble wooden pencil, although to be honest my favourite...

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Getting to know Jenny Mason

Posted by Tony Short on

Jenny and I first collaborated back in Spring this year when she very kindly reviewed a pack of original Kraft Field Notes. Since then I have been fixated with the quality of reviews that Jenny generates over at her blog The Finer Point with the great review coupled with wonderfully crafted examples and clean and elegant images.  1) Describe yourself in three objects This is tough for me and I presume I can extend this beyond the purely analogue world. My three objects would probably be a pocket notebook, a fountain pen and my iPhone. I think without these items I would be pretty...

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Getting to know Adam Blaine

Posted by Tony Short on

I first got to know Adam on Twitter and since then I have been fascinated with his love of stationery and his ability to create frequent and compelling content, including blogs, photos and videos, about his passion for stationery. 1) Describe yourself in three objects I guess the three objects that I always keep nearby on a daily basis describe me pretty well, so a large mug of coffee, a pen & headphones. 2) Wood or Mechanical Pencil? Wood for sure, there's nothing quite like the feeling of writing with a wooden pencil. 3) Ballpoint, Gel or Fountain Pens? Ballpoint. Specifically a Fisher Space Pen,...

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