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Interview with Rowena House

The idea of precious stationery was anathema to me as a journalist: reporters’ notebooks are basic tools, and very scruffy ones, too, by the time they’ve lived in a bag or back pocket for months. Now, as a fiction writer, I buy beautiful hardback notebooks in the expectation that they will become repository of inspiration… Continue reading Interview with Rowena House

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Interview with Lorraine Gregory

My favourite pen to use is a purple INKJOY by Papermate. Not only does it have PURPLE ink but it is very lovely to write with. The ink flows beautifully and never gives me any problems. I have bought several boxes and will be signing all my books with them! Notebooks are one of my… Continue reading Interview with Lorraine Gregory

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A to Z of Stationery (D)

D is for… Diaries “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” Gwendolyn Fairfax from the Importance of Being Ernest by  Oscar Wilde Anita – I have never been much good at keeping a personal diary. I start with good intentions then forget or life gets in the way… Continue reading A to Z of Stationery (D)

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The A to Z of Stationery (C)

C is for… Creativity “Handwritten notes letters and cards are the most personal form of communication. emails declaring I Love You just don’t cut it. Think love letters and cards that are treasured for decades. A hand-written letter also shows courtesy.” National Stationery Week Anita – The notebooks and pens I use for my writing help… Continue reading The A to Z of Stationery (C)

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The A to Z of Stationery (B)

B is for… Beauty “A hastily-drawn up email will never capture the beauty of a handwritten letter.” National Stationery Week Anita – I am addicted to beautiful notebooks and post-it notes. I love the floral designs and multi-coloured patterns especially if they have shiny bits. Here is a small selection of some of my most… Continue reading The A to Z of Stationery (B)

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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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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