lifestyle · Planning · Stationery

All these notebooks

This post has been inspired by comments from two lovely friends: Alex W. in the 'real world' who mentioned notebook fetishes when she visisted and saw this bureau, and blog-friend ReginaMary who asked in the comments on Friday's post if I have a separate use for each of my planners and how I keep it… Continue reading All these notebooks

Fountain Pens · Stationery

A day of fountain pens

All the goodies I'll be playing with today: Lots of old, nothing new, something borrowed, and bits of blue It's Fountain Pen Day! I'll be celebrating by using my fountain pens, but I do that every day so I may not notice a lot of difference. Happily, every day is Fountain Pen Day chez PamAlison.… Continue reading A day of fountain pens

Planning · Stationery

Suddenly November

Since last week was quiet chez PamAlison, I've started working on my 2021 planner set-up. As you may recall, I'm going to use my A5 Filofax Original planner with the slightly narrower than A5 week to view pages from The Stamford Notebook Company (my initial thoughts on these inserts can be seen here). When I… Continue reading Suddenly November

Fashion · lifestyle · Stationery · Vintage

Proof of the pudding

Ah, just as I thought - eliminating the gapping of the button-band has turned this garment into something I want to wear, at least with skirts and probably with reasonably roomy trousers. It does not look flattering with my jeans, but then that's what my Helsinki jumper is for! So, at last, a photo of… Continue reading Proof of the pudding

Stationery

They call it a haul

I have indulged myself with a bit of a "planner decor" haul and I thought I'd show you the things that caught my fancy. I'm a relatively good girl and don't have lots of stickers and washi tape. I used up all my existing stickers on two projects over the summer: Covering up the unwanted… Continue reading They call it a haul

Stationery

Revisiting my journal

Aquarius journal front It was way back in January when I bought this journal and did my initial preview of it, in the "before time" as we might choose to think of it from the viewpoint of our pandemic present-day. Anyway, I've been using it for several weeks now and I think it's time to… Continue reading Revisiting my journal

Fountain Pens · Knitting · Nostalgia · Planning · Reading · Reflections and Intentions · Stationery · Vintage

Three Hundred

Welcome to the 300th post on my blog, which should by rights be a widescreen epic, but just how epic can a little old lady whittering on about knitting and stationery be? I've been asking myself if I am the same person today as I was when I began to blog and I think largely… Continue reading Three Hundred

Fountain Pens · Planning · Stationery

First thoughts on Inspired Stories planner

Inspired Stories planner, fountain pens, Happy Planner stickers, my own photos As I mentioned previously, I've bought myself a 100-day Inspired Stories hard-bound planner and I'm going to take this opportunity to record my first thoughts then hopefully I'll touch on it again later in the year as I get into the swing of using… Continue reading First thoughts on Inspired Stories planner

Knitting · Planning · Stationery · Writing

All a-dither

I want to apologise, to begin with, for my absence from the blog this week. It just turned out to be the sort of week where the things that are happening are enjoyable, but don't really sum up to anything in the way of progress through life. I've marked this down as "must do better"… Continue reading All a-dither