Christmas card writing & etiquette tips

Christmas card writing & etiquette tips

We may live in a digital age, but Christmas cards are still very much alive and kicking, and what better way is there to share your festive well wishes with loved ones than in a beautiful handwritten card? Printed and personalised cards from the likes of Moonpig and similar are…
Gift ideas from The Pen Company

Gift ideas from The Pen Company

Christmas is coming, and while the goose is busy getting fat, the rest of us are stressing about what to buy our loved ones for gifts this year. Perhaps you have a stationery lover to buy for, somebody who likes to be organised, an artist, or maybe you need some…
The remarkable history of the Pencil

The remarkable history of the Pencil

The history of the pencil. This probably isn’t an article you’d expect to surprise or excite. However, the history of the beloved and humble pencil is far more complex than most people realise, which actually makes it rather a fascinating tale – encompassing many nations, a war, and some smuggling…
Why & how to keep a Health Journal

Why & how to keep a Health Journal

If you’re experiencing any kind of illness, a health journal is a great method of tracking symptoms. Even if you’re currently as fit as a fiddle, a health journal is still beneficial as it will provide an excellent comparison for you if you start experiencing changes in your health. I…
Win ANY 2017 Paperblanks diary!

Win ANY 2017 Paperblanks diary!

Thank you to everyone who entered this competition. It is now closed, and the winners are listed below in the Rafflecopter widget. Here at The Pen Company we understand that a diary is a personal thing, and everyone has different tastes and needs – whether you prefer a classic leather…
Kaweco Supra fountain pen review

Kaweco Supra fountain pen review

Kaweco are best known for their pocket pens from the Sport and Lilliput series. The second one, the Lilliput, is a collection of minimalistic metal pocket pens, and – according to Kaweco – the smallest fountain pen on the market. The Lilliput is a favourite of many fountain pen enthusiasts, mainly for…