Planning · Stationery

Ring planner experiment – filled pages

National Stationery Week Day 6 Coming to the end of National Stationery Week and I've filled in this week in the Kikki K planner. This is generally how weekly horizontal pages have worked for me in the past. It's a mix of forward planning of day-specific appointments/tasks together with reminders of things that happened on… Continue reading Ring planner experiment – filled pages

Planning · Stationery

Ring-planner experiment – the set-up

NATIONAL STATIONERY WEEK DAY 5 Oooh, look, there's some stuff in my Kikki K ring-planner! This is mainly going to be a pictures post, but I will say that I ended up designing my own inserts because it turned out to be easier than trying to print the ones I found online. I have printed… Continue reading Ring-planner experiment – the set-up

Fountain Pens · Planning · Stationery

Ring planner experiments – the inserts

National Stationery Week Day 4 Welcome to National Stationery Week Day 4 and my second post showing an experimental set-up of a Personal size ring-planner (previous post here). I have been concentrating on the nerdy part - testing various pens and papers to see what might or might not work and some of the results… Continue reading Ring planner experiments – the inserts

Fountain Pens · Planning · Stationery

Ring planner experiments – the basics

National Stationery Week Day 2 Welcome to National Stationery Week Day 2 and the first of four posts in which I will be detailing an experimental set-up of a Personal size ring-planner. Today I have chosen the planner I will use for the experiment - I thought I would use my Filofax Original Fuchsia Patent,… Continue reading Ring planner experiments – the basics

Stationery · word of the week

Word of the Week – Stationery

Welcome to the United Kingdom's National Stationery Week, incorporating World Stationery Day on Wednesday 1st May. I toyed with the idea of writing each of my three blog posts this week about stationery, but I decided to go with my usual topics today and on Wednesday. A Word of the Week can be stationery-themed anyway,… Continue reading Word of the Week – Stationery

Fountain Pens · Stationery

“The Way We Were”

Can it be that it was all so simple then Or has time rewritten every line? Ah, the good old days, the good old days. You will remember them - back at the end of March when I was writing about the black Parker 51 fountain pen pictured above. But time moves inexorably on and… Continue reading “The Way We Were”

Quote of the week · Stationery

When one notebook closes…

You know the old saying that goes "When one door closes, another opens", well I've had that experience with my general notebook. Having finished a journal and started a new one earlier in the week, I am finally on the last page of my current Mark and Fold A5 notebook. I've been using this for… Continue reading When one notebook closes…

Music · Quote of the week · Stationery

A song list

As well as a quote this week, I'm going to share a song-list with you.  The quote is hand-written and shown in my photo. The song-list is playing along with it:- 'Only The Lonely' sung by Glen Campbell 'Who Knows Where The Time Goes' sung by Judy Collins 'Crossroads' written and sung by Don McLean… Continue reading A song list

Fountain Pens · Norwich · Reading · Stationery · Writing

InCoWriMo 2019

Today is the sixth day of the International Correspondence Writing Month 2019 and I am pleased with my progress to date. Whilst the aim is to write a letter - or, indeed, any hand-written missive which can be a note, postcard, post-it, so long as it's written by hand - every day through February, many… Continue reading InCoWriMo 2019

Fountain Pens · Stationery

Early 2019 inky matters

Welcome to the first blog post of 2019, how lovely to have you join me for some inky-matter chatter. To start, these are the pens I've got inked and the colours they are sporting. Somehow in the fun and games before Christmas, I lost track of which inks I was using and so I am… Continue reading Early 2019 inky matters