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The A to Z of Stationery (A)

A is for… Archives “Handwritten documents and notes have been passed down through centuries to permanently record some of histories most important events – not just consigned to the virtual trash bin.” National Stationery Week Anita – I have many files saved on my computer full of hundreds of documents but I have just as many… Continue reading The A to Z of Stationery (A)

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Interview with Mo O’Hara

Thanks for asking me be on the Papers, Pens and Poets Blog. Like so many authors I am a bit of a stationary nerd.  I am notebook and file obsessed but pens aren’t really something that I gush over.  I’m definitely not a fountain pen girl (I’m far too messy). I do collect pens from… Continue reading Interview with Mo O’Hara

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Il Papiro – The Landmark of Paper Lovers

The lovely people at Il Papiro kindly sent us at Papers Pens Poets some information about their history and their products. Il Papiro and its hand decorated papers, were created in 1976 in Florence, Italy, by Francesco Giannini and Gianni Parenti, two, at the time, young men with a strong passion for Florentine crafts. It was… Continue reading Il Papiro – The Landmark of Paper Lovers

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Review: Galison Journal and pouch

The avian tropics handmade embroidered journal and pencil case feature one of  Brie Harrison‘s designs, a designer and illustrator based in East London. Her work is inspired by travel and nature and focuses on her love of pattern and colour. They were sent to us to review by abrams & chronicle books and are part of… Continue reading Review: Galison Journal and pouch

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Interview with Cliff McNish

Cliff McNish talks to Papers Pens Poets about his newly discovered stationery idiosyncrasies. I thought I didn’t care about what pens/paper I use … until I realised, thinking about it, that I did. I prefer ink-roller pens to standard biro, and I like blue ones – though in perverse moods I like green too. Jealous… Continue reading Interview with Cliff McNish

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Kiki K in Covent Garden

As part or our recent stationery tour of London, Anita and I popped into Kiki K in Covent Garden, the cool Swedish stationery retailer. This was a new experience for both of us. Kiki K was founded by Kristina Karlsson when she went looking for stationery and organisation solutions for her own home office and didn’t… Continue reading Kiki K in Covent Garden