Saturday, January 16, 2021

Grammarly: For the writers who think they don’t need it

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Are you an immaculate writer, never putting a comma wrong? If so, perhaps you don't need Grammarly. But, for the rest of us, it has it's uses (sorry, its).

William Hannah’s new pen case and notebook fastener

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William Hannah's leather-bound loose-leaf notebooks are the best. But that's just my opinion. Now you can add an elastic fastener and a colour-matching leather pencase. It makes a perfect Christmas present.

Procrastinating all the way to the trash can

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The Most Dangerous Typing app will eat your words if you don't keep typing. It's not the app for the avid procrastinator as Mike finds out....

Typewriters and the Mueller touch

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Did Mueller himself type his report? The two-space-after-stop convention leads to suspicion....

Workflow: The humble typewriter through rose-coloured glasses

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Notebooks, typewriters, fountain pens: All should by rights be dead, foully killed off by the computer. But they live on.....

William Hannah’s notebook and the Dumas Dad Montblanc

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I have a soft spot for notebooks and writing implements. So what better gift to receive than one of William Hannah’s finely crafted British notebooks and a Montblanc collectors’ item to use with it?

Friday the Founteenth: It’s must be Fountain Pen Day

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What a pleasant surprise to wake up and find it's International Fountain Pen Day. Passion blooms anew at Macfilos.....

Yard-O-Led: Beautiful silver propelling pencils with a genuine yard of lead

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How much lead is there in a Yard-O-Led propelling pencil. Yes, it's a yard, all squeezed into the Sterling silver barrel....

Bullet Journalling: A new productivity concept for notebook fans

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Mike examines the new analog productivity craze called Bullet Journalling. And takes up his fountain pen to rediscover lost talents.....

Berlin: Leuchtturm notebooks, Lamy and Kaweco pens at KaDeWe

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Mike has been obsessing about notebooks and pens again. Here he has been scouring the ample shelves of Berlin’s KaDeWe department store.