Australian Fires

I know this will sound odd  coming from a blog that is built on stationery reviews but today I’m asking you to not buy that extra notebook, bottle of ink, pack of pencils et cetera and instead give those dollars to help support the firefighting and rescue efforts in Australia.

Please give what you can; whether you give it to larger efforts such as Bstrong or like me you send your dollars to one of the animal rescue charities that are struggling to cope and desperately need help, every penny makes a difference.

The picture above sums it up for me a firefighter and a Koala Bear standing side by side and watching the world go up in flames and the picture below shows you what bravery can do, a life saved.

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Grose Wold Rural Fire Brigade and baby Yoda

Disclaimer: The photographs used are the property of Eden Hills County Fire Service and Grose Wold Rural Fire Brigade and I would ask them to be kind enough to forgive me for using them without asking first.

Bertie Wooster’s Notebook aka A Gentleman’s Notes By Sloane Stationery

It’s fair to say that I’ve no idea what notebook, if any, was carried by Bertie Wooster but when I picked this up it occurred to me that this was just the type of notebook Bertie would have in his pocket and Jeeves would have had to confiscate to keep Bertie out of trouble with the courts, his friends or worst of all his formidable aunt Agatha.
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IOTM – December ’19 – Lamy Crystal Ink Azurite

Welcome to Ink Of The Month for December ’19

Lamy is one of those brands that I have very mixed feelings about; on the one hand I admire the build quality and reliability of their pens but on the other hand I really don’t like the triangular section on the Safari/Al Star range, in my opinion it is long overdue for a design overhaul. Continue reading “IOTM – December ’19 – Lamy Crystal Ink Azurite”