I know this will sound oddcoming 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.
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.
Primark is the UK retailer best known for its highly affordable clothing range; but it also has highly affordable and ever-changing range of Harry Potter merchandise that encompasses clothing, bags, seasonal gifts, stationery and the list goes on and on.Continue reading “Harry Potter Writing Set”→
What surprized me last year was a pen, the Platinum Carbon Desk Pen, and a year on from that and it’s time to write about what surprized me in 2019 and once again it was a pen, the Helix Oxford fountain pen. Continue reading “Surprize Of The Year 2019”→
For Ink Of The Month in January ’20 I decided to try out an ink I have heard a lot about, Monteverde Horizon Blue. This ink has been around for a while now and has quite a following, and I thought it about time that I dipped my toe in the ink and see what this blue is all about. Continue reading “IOTM – January ’20 – Monteverde Horizon Blue Ink”→
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”→