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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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Getting to know Lucy Dixon

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Every now and then you come across a website or blog that stops you in your tracks and makes you green with envy, for both their site and also the wonderful crafted content. That was me when I first discovered Lucy's site PaperJapes, where Lucy shares her finds, whether it’s a snazzy new notebook, the perfect greeting card or some beautifully designed wedding invitations. Allow yourself five minutes to get to know Lucy more... 1) Describe yourself in three objects Difficult... I'm a chocolate addict, so a chocolate bar is never far away. I'm not often without my phone either, which...

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Life With A Hobonichi by Trisha McQueen

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Living with a Hobonichi took a few years in the making, in Oct 2015 I finally treated myself and 2016 to a Hobonichi Techno from pocketnotebooks, I had already signed up for their monthly subscriptions and I was lucky enough to order my hobo pre-sale. I have been journaling for the last years, as a carer I wanted to record moments that really made a difference during times that at the time you would believe to be difficult, journaling brought out the best of times and pockets of golden moments.  It reminds you that ‘this too shall pass’.  I also...

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Getting to know Eddy Hope

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In the Digital era it's not often that your Guest Blogger is somebody you know outside the world of Social Media and Blogs. Eddy and I have known each other for a long time, live a few miles from each other and often meet-up to discuss all things stationery.  Eddy has a great social and blog presence over at the The Nib Guy along with being the man behind Calendex a solution to the problem of future planning when using the bullet journal. 1) Describe yourself in three objects I'm going to be cheeky here and count my pocket notebook and...

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