Another year has come and gone since Terry went for a walk across the black sand with Death and for all we know they went for a curry.
But this year is different, this year on the 29th September there is a new book, started by Terry and finished by Rob; this year it’s the greatest story Terry ever told, his own, with footnotes!
So head over to the Discworld Emporium and pre-order your copy Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes .
And while you wait for September choose your favourite of his books and let them take you to tea with Nanny Ogg or for a stroll with Commander Vimes around the gloriously varied streets of Ankh Morpork or if you are seeking a new career have a chat with Mort.
Whatever you do raise a glass to Terry, our absent but never forgotten friend.
Buying red ink is a bit of a minefield; some are more pink and others are more orange with the base colour being very obvious but once in a blue moon you come across a red that really is red. Continue reading “A Study In Scarlet”
As the first month of the new year is nearly over I have spent some time considering what it was in 2021 was my ‘Surprise Of The Year’ me and I’ve reached the conclusion that it was the Faber-Castell 2011 Grip Fountain Pen; a budget cartridge/converter pen. I expected nothing from it and I was, therefore, very happily surprised by it. Continue reading “Surprise Of The Year 2021”
Christmas is now a matter of days away, to be precise, as I write, in nineteen days it will be Christmas Eve and so I thought that this time I would choose a small range of colours that to me are part of Christmas. Continue reading “Inks Of The Season – Christmas”
If you haven’t been to the city of Wells and most particularly it’s Cathedral then you definitely need to add it to you list of things to do. The Cathedral is truly spectacular and is, I would say, one of the finest Cathedrals in England. Continue reading “A Blue Door At Wells Cathedral”
Believe it or not Hints & Tips No.6 is about recycling or to put it another way repurposing; but whichever way you look at it it all turns out the same. Continue reading “Hints & Tips No.6 – Improvised Inkwell & Pen Stand”