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Interview with Lucy Courtenay

My favourite pen at school was a fat-nibbed black Sheaffer fountain pen. I took particular delight in changing the colour of my ink cartridges and watching the colour gradually bleed, in one notable essay on the Treaty of Versailles, from blue to purple to pink to purple to pink again. Smelly gel pens make me… Continue reading Interview with Lucy Courtenay

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Interview with Peter Bunzl

One of my favourite pens is the Parker cartridge fountain pen. It’s what I used to write with at school. So it has nostalgia value but it’s also great for sketching. I love drawing with it because the ink is water-soluble so you can lick your finger and smudge shadows into your artwork. Its great… Continue reading Interview with Peter Bunzl

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Interview with Sophia Bennett

Sophia Bennett talks to Papers Pens Poets about her addiction to stationery. I’ve always known I was an addict. It was stationery from the first day I went to primary school. Before my ‘costume dolls from around the world’ collection (which I got a Brownie badge for, aged 8), and my ‘German porcelain coffee cup’ collection (which… Continue reading Interview with Sophia Bennett